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Table 1 Frequency of use pesticides in La Cienega de Jalisco México region, and classification

From: Occupational exposure to organophosphorus and carbamates in farmers in La Cienega, Jalisco, Mexico: oxidative stress and membrane fluidity markers

Pesticide n (%) Type US EPA WHO
Malathion 1 (0.30) Organophosphorus D II
Parathion 1 (0.30) Organophosphorus C 1ª IA
Diazinon 2 (0.61) Organophosphorus E II
Chlorpyrifos-ethyl 11 (3.37) Organophosphorus C II
Terbufos 61 (18.7) Organophosphorus E IA
Percentage of Organophosphorus = 23.39%
 Cypermethrin 3 (0.92) Pyrethroid C II
 Tefluthrin 6 (1.84) Pyrethroid NL 1B
 Deltamethrin 2 (0.61) Pyrethroid NL II
 Cyhalothrin-lambda 4 (1.22) Pyrethroid D II
 Cypermethrin-alpha 12 (3.6) Pyrethroid C II
Percentage of pyrethroids = 8.19%
 Carbofuran 70 (21.4) Carbamate NL 1B
 Paraquat 62 (19.02) Bipyridil E II
 Glyphosate 28 (8.5) Aminophosphonate E III
 Fipronil 27 (8.2) Phenylpyrazole NL II
 Glufosinate-ammonium 18 (5.52) Phosphinates C 1B
 Propaquizafop 6 (1.84) Aryloxyphenoxypropionate NL U
 Lindane 2 (0.61) Organochlorine NL II
 Imidacloprid 5 (1.53) Neonicotinoid E II
 Atrazine 2 (0.61) Triazine NL III
 Chlorantraniliprole 1 (0.30) Anthraminic diamides NL U
 Acetochlor 1 (0.30) Chloroacetanilides B2 III
 Fenbutatin oxide 1 (0.30) Organotin E III
  1. U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)- Carcinogenecity Categorization: B2, Probable human carcinogen; C, Possible human carcinogen; D, Not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity; E, Evidence of not carcinogenicity for humans. NL, Not likely to be carcinogenic to humans. WHO (World Health Organization)- classification of pesticides by hazard: IA, Extremely hazardous; IIB, Highly hazardous; II, Moderately hazardous; III, Slightly hazardous; U, Unlikely to present acute hazardous effect