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Organophosphate Poisoning

Organophosphates (OPs) are the most widely used insecticide today and the cause of more incidences of pesticide poisoning than any other chemical class of pesticides. Common manufacturer's names for OP's are: Dursban and Lorsban.

Chemical names for organophosphate active ingredients: include methyl parathion, ethyl parathion, malathion, and chlorpyrifos. 

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