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The reported cumulative acres treated with pesticides that are oils. Although some oils and other petroleum distillates are on U.S. EPA’s list of A or B carcinogens or the State’s Proposition 65 list of chemicals “known to cause cancer,” these carcinogenic oils are not known to be used in California as pesticides. Many oil pesticides used in California serve as alternatives to chemicals with higher toxicity. Use includes primarily agricultural applications. The grand total for acres treated may be less than the sum of acres treated for all active ingredients because some products contain more than one active ingredient. Text files of data are available. Number of Applications and Acres values are for production agricultural pesticide use only.

CHEMICAL acres 2008 acres 2009 acres 2010 acres 2011 acres_2012 acres 2013 acres 2014 acres 2015 acres 2016 acres 2017
HYDROTREATED PARAFFINIC SOLVENT 226988 232299 227415 260006 247786 236841 275904 286913 434724 504215
ISOPARAFFINIC HYDROCARBONS 19228 22913 13709 19129 15023 8637 4657 23216 39060 67897
KEROSENE 1323 8442 8007 9349 9064 380 48 138 None 50
LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT PARAFFINIC OIL None None None 2064 5872 9499 16631 1791 465 183
MINERAL OIL 1263594 1414925 1596305 1689338 1724334 2208982 2281425 2681248 2728015 3081997
MINERAL OIL, PETROLEUM DISTILLATES, SOLVENT REFINED LIGHT 1010 850 1255 60 None None None None None None
NAPHTHA, HEAVY AROMATIC None None None None None 0 None 0 None 0
ORCHEX 796 OIL 105399 75571 54255 54434 62455 84529 61815 24565 10100 4282
PETROLEUM DERIVATIVE RESIN None 0 None 0 None 0 None None 0 0
PETROLEUM DISTILLATES 422253 277893 238831 219065 175118 175473 131336 115976 132499 67329
PETROLEUM DISTILLATES, ALIPHATIC 28159 30905 57764 74947 32428 36156 34352 44341 51513 34629
PETROLEUM DISTILLATES, AROMATIC 44567 141479 161326 158496 178906 163753 141533 170395 204222 213812
PETROLEUM DISTILLATES, REFINED 288363 258026 273923 255913 244431 258843 274445 289791 298921 282568
PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS 334 309 159 35 5 75 80 173 156 90
PETROLEUM NAPHTHENIC OILS 18093 22435 44459 65252 27369 30539 21280 35826 46936 30446
PETROLEUM OIL, PARAFFIN BASED 658709 631120 672867 704138 650773 608111 645825 540810 506061 447632
PETROLEUM OIL, UNCLASSIFIED 597767 583325 666808 930673 793263 882228 724288 688602 798773 601301
PETROLEUM SULFONATES 0.009 None None 0 None None None None None None