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  • n. A phthalimide-derived nonsystemic organophosphate insecticide used on plants and animals.


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  • Five years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency found that two pesticides — azinphos methyl and phosmet — pose “unacceptable” poisoning risks to workers exposed to them when they work in orchards.

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  • Avoid anything listed as containing chlorpyrifos, phosmet, naled, diazinon or malathion.

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