Pesticide Factsheet: Parathion

A potent insecticide and acaricide, exposure to Parathion can disrupt the human nervous system that may result to headaches, convulsions, poor vision, vomiting, abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, unconsciousness, tremor, dyspnea, and finally lung-edema as well as respiratory arrest. Learn more about the health and environmental effects of this hazardous pesticide in factsheet series by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP).


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