Pesticide Factsheet: Neonicotinoids


Neonicotinoids are a relatively new class of insecticides, launched in 1991. They are synthetic derivatives of nicotine, the tobacco toxin. Signs and symptoms of Neonicotinoid poisoning include vomiting, headache, sluggishness, tachycardia, hypertension, loss of consciousness, respiratory failure, liver and kidney dysfunction, coma and death. Learn more about the health and environmental effects of this hazardous pesticide in this factsheet series by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP).

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Title: Pesticide Factsheet: Neonicotinoids
Authors: PANAP
Tags: pesticides
pesticide
hazardous chemicals
hazardous pesticides
health
factsheet
highly hazardous pesticides
neonicotinoids
Date: 16-Nov-2011
Publisher: PANAP
URI: http://library.ipamglobal.org/jspui/handle/ipamlibrary/770
Category Type: Articles
Appears in Sub-Collections:Highly Hazardous Pesticides







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