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Is Esfenvalerate safe for humans?

Esfenvalerate has no mutagenic effects. Numerous tests in hamsters, mice and rats show no signs of mutagenic activity associated with this compound (9). It is unlikely that it poses mutagenic risk to humans.

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Besides, what does Esfenvalerate kill?

An excellent insecticide that targets termites and other insect pests outdoors and indoors including crickets, spiders, ants, cockroaches, and millipedes. What is Esfenvalerate? Esfenvalerate belongs to a class of insecticides known as synthetic pyrethroids.

Additionally, is Esfenvalerate safe for pets? Esfenvalerate can be sprayed indoors and outdoors but it cannot be applied on garden plants or edible vegetables and fruit. It also can not be sprayed directly on animals and pets to treat for fleas or ticks.

Hereof, what is Esfenvalerate used for?

Esfenvalerate is a synthetic pyrethroid insecticide known for its low toxicity to mammals and its rapid knockdown of insects. The pyrethroid family of insecticides is widely used in general purpose insecticides and a number of aerosol and fogging concentrates.

Is malathion safe for humans?

Malathion is toxic but in low levels it's expected to be safe, said Dr. John McLaughlin, chief science officer, Public Health Ontario. "The low levels of exposure that would arise in a community when it is used as approved would not be expected to result in human health problems," he said.

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