Pesticides in Abu Dhabi
There are many types of pesticides, including agricultural pesticides and public health pesticides, and we will focus here on public health pesticides.
First : What are public health pesticides ?
They are chemicals that contain specific percentages of active ingredients with low toxicity and some other additives, as the lethal dose of these pesticides is more than 2000 mg / kg according to the recommendations of the competent authorities in Abu Dhabi, and they are used to reduce the number of public health pests to a minimum that does not cause any problems or health diseases.
What is the half-lethal dose of the pesticide LD50 ?
It was defined as the dose that would eliminate half of the number of pests in one experiment at a specific time, and it shows the extent of the toxicity of the pesticide, and it is measured in mg of pesticide / kg of body weight, the higher the number of the lethal dose of the pesticide, the toxicity decreased.
Second: the division of public health pesticides
1 : Botanical Pesticides
Such as nicotine - pyrethrins - rotenone
2 : Organochlorine insecticides
3 : Organophosphorous insecticides
Such as Temiphos - Chlorpyrifos - Fenitrothion - Malathion - Primiphos methyl
4 : Carbamate pesticides
5 : Synthetic pyrethroid pesticides
Such as deltamethrin - cypermethrin - tetramethrin - alpha cypermethrin – lambda-cyhalothrin - zeta-cypermethrin
6 : Insect growth regulators
Such as diflubenzuron - triflumuron - pirboxifene
7 : neonicotinoids insecticides
such as imidacloprid - acetamiprid
8 : Biocides
such as Bacillus thuringiensis
9 : Pyrazole pesticides
Third: Forms of public health pesticides
Insecticides in Abu Dhabi come in different shapes and forms, the most important of which are the following:
1 : EC . Emulsifiable Concentrate
2 : SC . Concentrate Suspension
3 : SL . Soluble Concentrates
4 : CS . Capsulated Suspension
5 : WP . Wettable Powder
6 : G . granules
7 : DP . Dusting powder
8 : G . Gel