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Bed Bug Pesticides - Toxic
 

Bed Bug Pesticides Are Toxic!

These are the active ingredient chemicals1 that can be found in products labeled for bed bug control and the health effects that  they have been linked to:

n Bifenthrin - Moderately Acutely Toxic, Cancer (possible), Endocrine Disruption, Neurotoxicity,
                              Sensitizer/Irritant

n Chlorfenapyr* - Moderately Acutely Toxic, Cancer (potential), Kidney/Liver Damage

n    Cyfluthrin* - Moderately Acutely Toxic, Reproductive Effects, Neurotoxicity, Kidney/Liver damage,                                   Sensitizer/Irritant

n Deltamethrin* - Moderately Acutely Toxic, Endocrine Disruption, Neurotoxicity, Sensitizer/Irritant

n D-Phenothrin* - Slightly Acutely Toxic, Neurotoxicity, Kidney/Liver Damage

n Fenvalerate - Slightly Acutely Toxic, Endocrine Disruption, Neurotoxicity, Kidney/Liver Damage
                                  Sensitizer/Irritant

n Hydroprene - Slightly Acutely Toxic, Sensitizer/Irritant

  Lamda Cyhalothrin - Moderately Acutely Toxic, Endocrine Disruption, Neurotoxicity
                                                Sensitizer/Irritant

n Pyrethrins* - Slightly Acutely Toxic, Cancer (likely), Sensitizer/Irritant

n Permethrin* - Moderately Acutely Toxic, Cancer (possible), Endocrine Disruption, Reproductive
                                   Effects, Neurotoxicity, Kidney/Liver Damage, Sensitizer/Irritant



*These pesticides can be found in products that include uses for mattresses on the label.


Beyond Pesticides, September 2010  http://www.beyondpesticides.com/
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