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The Environmental Protection Agency has concluded that one of the most commonly used pesticides found in dozens of home-and-garden products may be more dangerous to people than previously thought.

The Agency's pending ruling will most likely remove the pesticide Dursban, also known as chlorpyrifos, from all over-the-counter products. Although farmers will still be allowed to spray it on crops, the chemical's agricultural use will be more strictly regulated. Whether professional exterminators will be allowed to employ it to kill termites, ants and cockroaches is uncertain.

To find out more about this controversial chemical you can consult the Genium MSDS for Chlorpyrifos (pdf).

Genium's MSDS Collection contains MSDSs for several materials that have either been banned from production or are no longer produced in the United States. This feature makes the reference particularly useful in the event of potential exposure to these banned chemicals. When you want to learn more about the hazards of a chemical but you don't have the vendors' MSDS for it, Genium's Handbook of Safety, Health and Environmental Data and MSDS Collection can be your next best choice.

View the Chlorpyrifos (pdf) from our Handbook of Safety, Health, and Environmental Data.

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