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Indigenous children living nearby plantations with chlorpyrifos-treated bags have elevated 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPy) urinary concentrations.
(environmental Research, 2012)
Background: The USEnvironmentalProtectionAgencyvoluntaryphased-outresidentialuseofchlor- pyrifosin2001.Incontrast,inCostaRica,chlorpyrifos-treatedbagsareincreasinglyusedtoprotect bananaandplantainfruitsfrominsectsandto ...
Pesticide exposure and neurodevelopment in children age 6-9 years from Talamanca, Costa Rica.
(Elsevier Ltd, 2016-09-05)
• Aerial application of mancozeb and urinary ethylene thiourea (ETU) concentrations among pregnant women in Costa Rica: the Infants' Environmental Health Study (ISA).
(Environmental Health Perspectives, 2014-12)
Background: Mancozeb and its main metabolite ethylene thiourea (ETU) may alter thyroid function; thyroid hormones are essential for fetal brain development. In Costa Rica, mancozeb is aerially sprayed at large-scale ...