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Mevinphos

General Information

  • Fact Sheet: Mevinphos.pdf
  • Product Names:
  • Chemical Class: Organophosphate insecticide
  • Uses: No registered uses historically used on vegetables and fruits, predominantly lettuce and cole crops.
  • Alternatives: Orgnaic agriculture, Least-toxic insecticides
  • Beyond Pesticides rating: Toxic

Health and Environmental Effects

  • Cancer: Not documented
  • Endocrine Disruption: Not documented
  • Reproductive Effects: Not documented
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (4)
  • Kidney/Liver Damage: Yes (4)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Not documented
  • Birth/Developmental Not documented
  • Detected in Groundwater: Not documented
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (4)
  • Toxic to Birds: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Fish/Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (19)

Additional Information