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Amitraz (BAAM)

General Information

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  • Chemical Class: formamidine insecicide/acaricide
  • Uses: Control of livestock tics, lice and mange mites on dogs and livestock, control of Pear psylla, lepidopteran pests, whiteflies and mites on cotton and pears
  • Alternatives: Organic agriculture

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Possible (8)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Yes (8)
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (8)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (8)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental Yes (8)
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Birds: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (57)

Additional Information