What’s a Pyrethroid?

Pyrethroids are synthetic pesticides derived from natural pyrethrins found in chrysanthemums. They act as a paralytic agent and are used in insect repellents, household and industrial sprays, and medicines. They can be harmful to some animals and can build up in sediment, impacting aquatic populations. Pyrethroids can also cause skin irritation and sensitivity in some […]

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