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Bed Bug Pesticides - Toxic



Bed Bug Pesticides Are Toxic!

These are the active ingredient chemicals

1 that can be found in products labeled for bed bug control and the health effects that  they have been linked to:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

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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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