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About 5 million to 10 million pounds of chlorpyrifos are used annually on crops nationwide.
The insecticide, chlorpyrifos, had an even bigger effect by killing the two predators of the snails.
Dow had pushed the E.P.A. to reconsider an Obama-era ban on the use of chlorpyrifos, a pesticide that the E.P.A.’s scientists have concluded causes developmental damage in children.
Twenty days later, Pruitt announced his decision to deny a petition to ban Dow’s chlorpyrifos pesticide from being sprayed on food.
Five of these chemicals -- naled, methamidophos, trichlorfon, chlorpyrifos and phorate -- showed up in at least 10% of the cord blood samples.
The filing by the attorneys general asks the EPA to vacate the March order and move within 60 days to respond to their objections by revoking the chlorpyrifos standards.
No pest control product has been more thoroughly evaluated, with more than 4,000 studies and reports examining chlorpyrifos in terms of health, safety and environment.
Against the advice of the EPA’s chemical safety experts, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt rejects a decade-old petition asking that the EPA ban all use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.
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Origin and Etymology of chlorpyrifos
First Known Use: 1970See Words from the same year
medical Definition of chlorpyrifos
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