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Examples of phorate in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebFive of these chemicals -- naled, methamidophos, trichlorfon, chlorpyrifos and phorate -- showed up in at least 10% of the cord blood samples.
Susan Scutti, CNN, 9 June 2017
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