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Pesticides And Pets

to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Associa- on, approximately 142.6 million cats and dogs are cared for in the United States. Despite the level of care Americans have given their furry friends, pets are at high risk of being poisoned due to our everyday home and garden and pet hygiene prac ces. The culprit? Pes- cides.

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Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Consumers from Toxic Pet Products ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Lawsuit Seeks to Protect Consumers from Toxic Pet Products. ( Beyond Pesticides, April 28, 2009) On April 23, 2009, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) filed a lawsuit, NRDC v. Albertsons, Inc. et al, in California against major pet product retailers and manufacturers for illegally selling pet products containing a known cancer-causing ...

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Flea Treatment Pesticides Found to Contaminate Waterways ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Authors cite pet bathing (after flea treatment), laundering of pet bedding and towels used on pets, and even human handwashing (after petting a treated animal) as possible vectors from treated pets to wastewater drains. Others may include dogs swimming in waterways, and rainfall shedding off of pets.

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Environmental Poisoning by Pesticides—Household Chemical ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Environmental Poisoning by Pesticides—Household Chemical Products and Medications Impact Domestic Pet Populations ( Beyond Pesticides, November 12, 2020) A new report from the University of Milan and Poison Control Center (CVA) in Milan, Italy suggests that domestic animals experience frequent environmental poisoning by household toxicants.

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Tell EPA to Stop the Sale of Seresto Flea Collars ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 08, 2021  · (Beyond Pesticides, March 8, 2021) In the face of 1,700 pet deaths linked to Seresto’s flea and tick collar—as reported March 2, 2021 by USA Today, based on EPA records—EPA has taken no action. This unconscionable inaction is defended by an EPA spokesperson who told the media that, despite these incidents, the agency has deemed Seresto collars “‘eligible for continued registration ...

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Pets and Pesticides: Keeping our Companions Safe

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Pets Archives - Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, March 5, 2021) Pet owners will be alarmed to read the report, by USA Today, that a popular flea and tick collar — Seresto, developed by Bayer and sold by Elanco — has been linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths, injuries to tens of thousands of animals, and harm to hundreds of people.

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Rodenticide Found in Recalled Pet Food - Beyond Pesticides ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, March 28, 2007) Menu Foods, which markets cat and dog food in the United States under 95 brand names, has recalled 60 million cans and pouches of wet pet food. The deaths of fifteen cats and one dog are being blamed on an analog of folic acid, aminopterin, which is used overseas as rat poison. In high doses, the rodenticide causes acute kidney failure, which has been named ...

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Pet Shampoos Containing Insecticides Linked to Autism ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, May 27, 2008) A population-based study looking at how genes and environmental factors interact shows that pet shampoos containing insecticides may trigger autism spectrum disorders (ASD), reports New Scientist. The study findings, presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research, show that mothers of children with an ASD are twice as likely to have used an ...

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Pesticide Incident Prompts Dog Owner Warning about Flea ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, June 15, 2020) A dog owner in southern Florida is warning other owners about the safety of flea and tick medication after his dog suffered a seizure and lost mobility in her back legs. As reported by CBS WINK, owner Joe Brewster switched to the product PetArmor Plus for Dogs, manufactured by Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, Inc., just three days before his dog, Buddha ...

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Despite 1,700 Dog and Cat Deaths from Flea Collars, EPA ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, March 5, 2021) Pet owners will be alarmed to read the report, by USA Today, that a popular flea and tick collar — Seresto, developed by Bayer and sold by Elanco — has been linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths, injuries to tens of thousands of animals, and harm to hundreds of people. At the time of publication, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which regulates ...

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Increase in Reported Incidents Prompts EPA to Review Pet ...

Posted: (52 years ago) More information on pet products and safety tips, read Beyond Pesticides’, “Pesticides and Pets-What You Should Know to Keep Your Pets Safe.” Visit Green Paws: www.greenpaws.org — a flea and tick product guide for pet owners that ranks more than 125 products, categorizing products by the level of their potential health threat for ...

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ManageSafe™ — Beyond Pesticides

Posted: (52 years ago) Regularly check your pet for ticks using a flea/tick comb, available at most pet stores. Check your pet each time they have been outdoors, or at least twice a week. Pay special attention to the areas behind the ears and between toes. Be careful not to break off any embedded ticks, and remove any found ticks in the same way described for humans.

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Veterinarians Asked to Report Pesticide Poisoning ...

Posted: (52 years ago) If you suspect your pet has been poisoned, contact the Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435. Encourage your veterinarian to document the pesticide poisoning through the new AVMA website. To be sure the incident does not go undocumented, complete Beyond Pesticides’ Pesticide Incident Report.

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Dogs (Canis familiaris) – Research Tracks Dogs’ Exposure ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Pet products containing pesticides are of concern as people encounter their pets daily. With the high degree of human contact with pets, through cuddling and hugs and kisses, those using pet products containing pesticides are at greater risk of high contaminant exposure.

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Gateway on Pesticide Hazards and Safe Pest Management ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Santochlor Molten Insecticide (Jiangsu Yangnong Chemical Group) Chemical Class: Chlorophenol compound. Uses: Targets moths, carpet beetles, lice, and mites, repels snakes, mice, rats, squirrels, and bats. Used in comerical and residential settings indoors only, and in pet bird cages. Alternatives: Least-toxic Moth controls.

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Gateway on Pesticide Hazards and Safe Pest Management ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Fact Sheet: Synthetic Pyrethroids.pdfProduct Names:Boxer™ (Vapco)Ecolofen™ (Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc.)Lenatop™ (Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc.)Trebon™ (Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc.)Vectron™ (Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc.)Vermitol™ (Mitsui...Chemical Class: Synthetic Pyrethroid Ether Insecticide

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Gateway on Pesticide Hazards and Safe Pest Management ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Fact Sheet: Synthetic Pyrethroids.pdfProduct Names:Cirrus™ Fogging Concentrate (MGK®)Duet® Dual Action Adulticide (Clarke)Multicide® Fogging Concentrate (McLaughlin Gormley King Company)Prallethrin Technical (Sumitomo Chemical Austral...Chemical Class: (Type I) Synthetic Pyrethroid Insecticide

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Neurotoxic Flea Collar Pesticide Upheld, EPA Issues ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aside from pesticides, pet owners should vacuum daily during flea season with a strong vacuum cleaner, changing the bag often; groom pets with a flea comb daily, using soapy water to dunk and clean the comb between strokes; bathe pets frequently with soap and water; and, restrict pets to a single bed and wash bedding frequently to kill larvae.

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EPA Announces Voluntary Cancellation of Toxic Chemical in ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, March 18, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that it has reached agreement with two major pet product companies to cancel flea and tick pet collars containing the insecticide propoxur. The agreement, with a long phase-out period, was reached between the agency and the two companies as a result of EPA’s risk assessment in fall 2013, which ...

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Non-Target Insects and Beneficial Species - Beyond Pesticides

Posted: (52 years ago) Non-target and beneficial species can be impacted by pesticides through direct or indirect routes, such as water contamination and runoff, pesticide residues, and by consuming food that has been sprayed. A 2014 study published in Chemosphere examined the effects of different pesticides on a common insect …

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Gateway on Pesticide Hazards and Safe Pest Management ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Fact Sheet: Synthetic Pyrethroids.pdfProduct Names:Dexol Lawn Insecticide (Value Gardens Supply)Bifen Nursery Insecticide Granules (Value Gardens Supply)Menace (Nufarm)Ortho Home Defense Indoor/Outdoor Insect Killer (The Scotts Co)Ros...Chemical Class: Pyrethroid insecticide

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Sneak Attack on Local Pesticide Laws by Chemical and Pest ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Local laws protecting the environment and public health have historically emerged out of local governments, with laws related to recycling, smoking, pet waste, building codes, and zoning. The fight to defend the authority of local governments to protect people and the environment has been ongoing for decades, reaching the U.S. Supreme Court in ...

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Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog » Blog Archive Court ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 07, 2020  · (Beyond Pesticides, May 7, 2020) On April 22, 2020, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals granted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 90 days to respond to Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) petition requesting cancellation of tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP), a toxic organophosphate pesticide in pet products. The order followed the Ninth Circuit’s decision to …

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Propoxur Archives - Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) The agency found that children were exposed to propoxur pet collars on the first day following application. Flea and tick collars work by leaving a pesticide residue on dogs’ and cats’ fur, which can be transferred to people by hugging, petting, or coming into contact with the pets. The major source of exposure to these chemicals is from ...

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Posted: (52 years ago) Authors cite pet bathing (after flea treatment), laundering of pet bedding and towels used on pets, and even human handwashing (after petting a treated animal) as possible vectors from treated pets to wastewater drains. Others may include dogs swimming in waterways, and rainfall shedding off of pets.

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Tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP) Archives - Beyond Pesticides ...

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, May 7, 2020) On April 22, 2020, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals granted the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 90 days to respond to Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) petition requesting cancellation of tetrachlorvinphos (TCVP), a toxic organophosphate pesticide in pet …

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Pesticides in Air a Risk To Pregnant Women, Unborn ...

Posted: (52 years ago) At the age of two, children exposed to propoxur in the womb experience poor development of motor skills, according to a test of mental development. Propoxur is a carbamate insecticide that was banned in 2007 for indoor uses to which children would be exposed; however, it is still commonly used in flea and tick pet …

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Imidacloprid Archives - Beyond Pesticides Daily News Blog

Posted: (52 years ago) (Beyond Pesticides, March 5, 2021) Pet owners will be alarmed to read the report, by USA Today, that a popular flea and tick collar — Seresto, developed by Bayer and sold by Elanco — has been linked to nearly 1,700 pet deaths, injuries to tens of thousands of animals, and harm to hundreds of people.

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