Chlorpyrifos: An Unwelcome Pesticide in our Homes

  title={Chlorpyrifos: An Unwelcome Pesticide in our Homes},
  author={R. Lemus and A. Abdelghani},
  journal={Reviews on Environmental Health},
  pages={421 - 433}
Chlorpyrifos is an extensively used organophosphate insecticide having many urban and agricultural crop pest control uses. Studies conducted in indoor environments after termiticide, crack-and-crevice, broadcast, or fogger applications have shown that chlorpyrifos exposure can occur via inhalation of residual air concentrations, dermal or oral exposure from residues on floors and carpets, children toys, food, and dust. Not long ago the weight of scientific evidence supported safe indoor use… Expand
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