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  • n. An organothiophosphate insecticide, avicide, and acaricide.


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  • The DPI results showed that the bird it examined had ingested seed containing the organophosphorus insecticide 'fenthion'. The Northern Star

  • According to an Australian Government website, fenthion is used to kill pest insects in horticultural production, home gardens and around commercial buildings, as well as controlling non-native birds nesting or roosting in commercial and industrial buildings. The Northern Star


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