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Fact sheet on the use of methoprene in mosquito control programs.

Fact sheet on the use of methoprene in mosquito control programs.

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Published by Pest Management Regulatory Agency in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


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ContributionsCanada. Health Canada., Canada. Pest Management Regulatory Agency.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 folded sheet.
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Open LibraryOL21734290M

You can get general information on aerial spraying for mosquito control to help answer some of your questions. According to the EPA, these insecticides (which are known as pyrethroids) can be used for public health mosquito control programs without posing unreasonable risks to human health, wildlife or the environment, when applied according to the label. In context, the recommend rate of application for methoprene in vector control programs is ppb. CLAIM: Maine does not use methoprene and they have abundant lobster populations. TRUTH: According to Maines Supervisor of Mosquito and Tick ontrol, both larvicides methoprene and BTI are used to control mosquitoes in standing water in Maine.

control mosquito larvae, and is the only organophosphate with larvicidal use. It is an important resistance management tool for mosquito control programs; its use helps prevent mosquitoes from developing resistance to the bacterial larvicides. Temephos is used in areas of standing water, shallow ponds, swamps, marshes, and intertidal zones. Indiana Wetlands Conservation Plan Fact Sheet Surprise! Contrary to popular belief, healthy, functioning wetlands can actually reduce mosquito populations. But Everybody Says. Mosquito control programs commonly recommend that wetlands be drained in order to control mosquitoes. This is because mosquitoes require standing.

under certain circumstances. Pilots applying insecticides to control mosquitoes must have Category 11 - Aerial Pest Control in addition to 8B - Mosquito Control. The same holds true for research and demonstration applications, Category 10 - Demonstration and Research Pest Control and 8B - Mosquito Control are Size: KB. This fact sheet is a companion document to the draft Aquatic Mosquito Control General Permit (permit) and explains the nature of the proposed discharges, the Washington State Department of Ecology’s (Ecology) decisions on limiting the pollutants in the receiving water, and the regulatory and technical basis for these decisions.


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Fact sheet on the use of methoprene in mosquito control programs Download PDF EPUB FB2

Methoprene is an insect growth regulator with a non-toxic mode of action. It controls mosquitoes by preventing their development beyond the larval life stage.

Studies indicate that methoprene is of low toxicity and poses little risk to people when used according to label instructions. Methoprene was not shown to have any significant toxicological effects in the standard battery of toxicity studies used to.

June Update of the March Methoprene R.E.D. Fact Sheet Environmental Protection Agency PESTICIDE FACT SHEET METHOPRENE Methoprene is an insect growth regulator (IGR) with activity against a variety of insect species including horn flies, mosquitoes, beetles, tobacco mo ths, sciarid flies, fleas (eggs and larvae), fire.

US Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs Insect Growth Regulators: S-Hydroprene (), S-Kinoprene (), Methoprene (), S-Methoprene () Fact Sheet.

Examples include mosquitoes, roaches, ticks, and rats. The other is a naturally found bacillus that targets mosquitoes, called Bti. Methoprene is a growth regulator which prevents the larvae of mosquitoes and other insects from becoming adults, by imitating insects’ natural juvenile hormone.

One of its common uses is in the product Altosid, which you can buy to add to water where mosquito larvae live. used in aquatic areas to control mosquitoes and several types of flies, moths, beetles and fleas. All pesticide products that contain methoprene as the sole a result of the use of methoprene as a mosquito larvicide.

methoprene, fact sheet, factsheet, Reregistration Eligibility Decision, REDFile Size: KB. Archived Content Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It Fact Sheet Fact Sheet Fact Sheet on the Use of Methoprene in Mosquito Control Programs Health Canada.

The U.S.E.P.A. Fact Sheet on methoprene products for mosquito control reviewed studies of concentrations produced by sustained-release products; these resulted in measured water concentrations less than or equal to 4 µg/kg (U.S.E.P.A. The same source reports that methoprene is ‘not expected to persist in soil or contaminate ground water’ because it degrades rapidly and binds to Cited by: Toxicological Evaluations, Methoprene and S-Methoprene; International Programme on Chemical Safety, World Health Organization: Geneva, Switzerland, NPIC fact sheets are designed to answer questions that are commonly asked by the general public about pesticides that are regulated by the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA). Further information on mosquito bite avoidance can be accessed from the Mosquitos are a Health Hazard fact sheet. spraying of residual insecticides (e.g. bifenthrin or deltamethrin; check the label to see if it is approved for such use) around accommodation sites, homes or business premises.

Fact Sheet Solid Waste Management Mosquito Control and Habitat Management Division Methoprene (Altosid) is an insect-growth regulator that is applied in liquid, granules, pellets, or briquets to areas of standing water with mosquito breeding. Mosquito control programs. Information on Zika virus.

Provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Zika Activity Book: For kids in areas with Zika. English pdf icon [PDF – 16 pages] Mosquito Control: What state and local mosquito control programs do.

English pdf icon [PDF – 1 page] Spanish pdf icon [PDF – 1 page] Get Rid of Mosquitoes at. Select Pesticide Products Registered for Use in NYS for Mosquito Control1 Adulticides for Area Mosquito Control by Commercial Applicators (Restricted Use) Active Ingredient(s) Product Name EPA Reg.

Deltamethrin Deltagard Insecticide Sumithrin Anvil 2 + 2 Anvil 10 + 10 Sumithrin and PrallethrinFile Size: 23KB.

This fact sheet summarizes the information in the RED for methoprene. Methoprene, which is sold under the trade name Altosid, is an insect growth regulator. It is considered a biochemical pesticide because rather than controlling target pests through direct toxicity, methoprene interferes with an insect's life cycle and prevents it from reaching maturity or reproducing.

The recommended insecticides are selected from the list of products registered by the U. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for mosquito control use.

The Department of Agriculture bases its selection on experience and research and includes factors of risk, economy and effectiveness under Maryland conditions. methoprene (Altosid) EPA R.E.D. Facts 3/91 United States Environmental Protection Agency Pesticides And Toxic Substances (HW) 21T-l, March EPA R.E.D.

FACTS Methoprene Pesticide Reregistration All pesticides sold or used in the United States must be registered by EPA, based on scientific studies showing that they can be used without posing unreasonable risks to people or the.

and insect growth regulators methoprene and dimilin (chemicals that are added to the water to disrupt the normal maturation process of mosquito larvae). For more information on larvicidal agents, please refer to the fact sheet titled “Pesticides and Mosquito Control” (US EPA, ).

Adult mosquito control. The following document provides answers to frequently asked questions on the use of Bti for mosquito control. Information current as of Aug You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.

BTI for Mosquito Control Fact Sheet. TARGET - SPECIFIC CONTROL. Unlike conventional pesticides, each Altosid® formulation contains (S)-methoprene, an insect growth regulator (IGR) that stops mosquitoes from becoming breeding, biting adults.

(S)-Methoprene is target-specific and will not affect fish, waterfowl, mammals or beneficial predatory insects. emergence of adult mosquitoes. The EPA classifies methoprene in toxicity categories III and IV, which means slightly toxic to practically nontoxic.

The EPAs Methoprene Fact Sheet states that study data indicate oral, dermal or inhalation exposure to methoprene for an extended duration is not likely to cause adverse health effects in humans. This website provides easy access to all the pesticide-related information that is contained in various pesticide topical sites.

It also includes news and meeting information, an A-Z index, and more. surface of the water), and the insect growth regulators methoprene and dimilin (chemicals that are added to the water to disrupt the normal maturation process of mosquito larvae).

For more information on larvicidal agents, please refer to the fact sheet titled "Pesticides and Mosquito Control" (US EPA, ). Adult mosquito control.The invasion and subsequent spread of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in the United States has resulted in increased use of methoprene.

With the increased need for sensitive detection and monitoring of methoprene in the environment, an analytical LC/ESI-MS/MS method has been developed for the analysis of methoprene and two analogues.Methoprene is a juvenile hormone (JH) analog which acts as a growth regulator when used as an is an amber-colored liquid with a faint fruity odor.

According to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS), methoprene is a material that may be irritating to the mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract, may be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption, may cause eye, skin Appearance: Liquid.