Pyrethroids, nerve poisons: how their risks to human health should be assessed.

@article{Miyamoto1995PyrethroidsNP,
  title={Pyrethroids, nerve poisons: how their risks to human health should be assessed.},
  author={Junshi Miyamoto and Hideo Kaneko and Ryozo Tsuji and Yasuyoshi Okuno},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  year={1995},
  volume={82-83},
  pages={933-40}
}
The extensive worldwide efforts of structural modification of natural pyrethrins for better performances have resulted in successful development of a wide variety of synthetic pyrethroids with tremendously high efficacy, knock-down activity or vapor action, and/or with acceptable environmental stability and safety. Currently these pyrethroids including their preferentially manufactured stereoisomers are widely used in agriculture, and for public health as well as household insect control. The… CONTINUE READING