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Public Health

Public Health, Insecticides, Exam 2

insecticides groupsinsecticides-plant protectionhealth related problems1/2 life
chlorinated hydrocarbons DDT, DDE, DDD nerve poisons that cause convulsions, paralysis, death 2-15 years
Organophosphates Malathion, parathion, methyl parathion nerve poisonons that inactivate the enzyme that transmits nerve impulses 1-12 weeks (some years)
Carbamates Carbryl (Sevin), Zineb, Maneb nerve poison days to weeks
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons aldrin, dieldrin, endrin nerve poisons that cause convulsions, paralysis and death 2-15 years
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons heptachlor, toxaphene, kepone nerve poisons that cause convulsions, paralysis and death 2-15 years
Chlorinated Hydrocarbons lindane, chlordane, mirex nerve poisons that cause convulsions, paralysis and death 2-15 years
Organophosphates Azoddrin, phosdrin, diazinon nerve poisons that inactivate the enzyme that transmits nerve impulses 1-12 weeks (some years)
Organophosphates TEPP, DDVP nerve poisons that inactivate the enzyme that transmits nerve impulses 1-12 weeks (some years)
Carbamates Baygon, Zectran nerve poison days to weeks
Carbamates Temik, Matacil nerve poison days to weeks
1/2 life 1/2 life time for 1/2 of substance to disappear time for 1/2 of substance to disappear
Created by: JYarger