Definitions

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  • n. A highly lethal anticoagulant poison used as a rodenticide.

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Examples

  • The pesticide contains 61 times the allowed concentration of brodifacoum, a legal anticoagulant that kills rats by causing them to bleed internally.

    12 Charged With Sales of Illegal Pesticides

  • About a week and half ago it came to my attention that US Fish & Wildlife Service is considering the aerial spraying of one of the most deadly poisons to wildlife, brodifacoum, as part of the South Farallon Islands Non-native Mouse Eradication project.

    Maggie Sergio: The Proposal to Poison a Wildlife Refuge

  • Simply inserting the word "conservation" in the pesticide label and slightly watering down the percentage of the active ingredient, brodifacoum, does not make this rodenticide safe for wildlife, nor will it make it any less persistent.

    Maggie Sergio: The Proposal to Poison a Wildlife Refuge

  • What happens to the active ingredients in brodifacoum after the pellet breaks down into the soil?

    Maggie Sergio: The Proposal to Poison a Wildlife Refuge

  • The d-Con sold at Frager's contains brodifacoum, one of four chemicals that the EPA said it would ban for "residential consumers."

    EPA to Ban Some Rat Poisons

  • Initiatives to restore Ascension's seabird colonies have included proposals to exterminate introduced rats with an island-wide application of the anticoagulant rodenticide, brodifacoum.

    Ascension scrub and grasslands

  • Effects of brodifacoum on the land crab of Ascension island.

    Ascension scrub and grasslands

  • The vial with the label "The Cat Be Unemployed" contained brodifacoum, an anticoagulant that kills rodents by causing them bleed to death internally.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The Environmental Protection Agency, which registers pesticides and regulates their production, sale and use, has banned the use of brodifacoum in rat poisons in the United States except in products where it is contained in enclosed traps that would make it extremely difficult for children to be exposed to the chemical.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Islands, toxic brodifacoum pellets were dropped into the sparkling blue waters of the Hauraki

    NZ On Screen

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