diazinon


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di·az·i·non

 (dī-ăz′ə-nŏn′)
n.
An amber liquid, C12H21N2O3PS, used as an insecticide.

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diazinon

(daɪˈæzɪnɒn)
n
(Chemistry) a type of strong insecticide
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Mechanisms of diazinon effects on impaired spermatogenesis and male infertility.
them - glyphosate, malathion and diazinon - probably cause cancer, and others may be carcinogenic as well, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer, Gulf News reported.
At least three of them -- glyphosate, malathion and diazinon -- probably cause cancer, and others may be carcinogenic as well, according to the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
(2) Diazinon (DZN; diethoxy-[(2-isopropyl-6-methyl-4-pyrimidinyl) oxy]-thioxophosphorane), as one of the most commonly used OPIs, is a synthetic chemical substance with broad-spectrum insecticide activity.
After adjusting for sex, state, education, and smoking, everuse of four organochlorine insecticides (aldrin, heptachlor, and lindane among participants with attained age >62 y; chlordane in all participants), four organophosphate insecticides (coumaphos in those aged >62 y; diazinon, dichlorvos, and malathion in all participants), and three herbicides [dicamba, glyphosate, and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) in all participants] was significantly associated with elevated risk of hypothyroidism (Table 2).
The efficiency of the prepared cartridge of adsorption or retention of the different pesticides including abamectin, diazinon, fenamiphos, imidacloprid, lambda-cyhalothrin, methomyl, and thiophanate methyl was tested at three concentrations of each pesticide.
Specifically, for Volume 112, the analyses included 7 chemicals: 3 of the 5 agents evaluated (diazinon, malathion and parathion), one isomer (of tetrachlorvinphos) and three metabolites (diazoxon, malaoxon and paraoxon).
Diazinon (0,0-diethyl-0-[2-isopropyl-6-methyl-4-pyrimidinyl] phosphorothioate) is a nonsystemic organophosphate insecticide.
This is called "aging" and the aging time of each compound differs from minutes to days.9 All three deceased patients had ingested Basudin 60 M(r) (Diazinon) and all had decreased initial PChE levels as low as <0.1 KU/L.