Table 7

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The reported pounds of pesticides used that are listed by U.S. EPA as A or B carcinogens or on the State’s Proposition 65 list of chemicals that are “known to cause cancer”. Use includes both agricultural and reportable nonagricultural applications Text files of data are available. Number of Applications and Acres values are for production agricultural pesticide use only.

CHEMICAL LBS 2008 LBS 2009 LBS 2010 LBS 2011 LBS 2012 LBS 2013 LBS 2014 LBS 2015 LBS 2016 LBS 2017
1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE, 1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE AND RELATED C3 COMPOUNDS None None None None 6 None 1 None None None
1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE 9708712 6399534 8777714 10899944 11930589 12941042 13614468 15689571 14128721 12579737
ACIFLUORFEN, SODIUM SALT None None 0.001 None 0.001 0.014 0.01 None None None
ALACHLOR 4343 6362 9936 9294 8836 6562 5118 3230 84 9
ALPHA-CHLOROHYDRIN None None None 2 None None None None None None
AMITROLE 3 5 4 4 6 None None None 2 None
ARSENIC ACID None None None 17 None None None None None None
ARSENIC PENTOXIDE 7433 400 16144 8034 9240 8480 16719 22190 10508 5105
ARSENIC TRIOXIDE 0.01 0.001 0.001 0 0.001 None 0.001 0 0.001 None
AURAMINE None 0.04 None None None None None None None None
CACODYLIC ACID 43 0.251 3 0.038 0.035 None 0.04 None 0.008 0.124
CAPTAN 362757 329747 450225 376403 402447 349430 370136 511177 638287 561542
CARBARYL 126678 135264 113066 74772 113864 117252 131744 155525 221095 107433
CARBON TETRACHLORIDE 1980 0.343 None 6 90 None 7 0.086 0.277 0.159
CHLORDANE 2 6 6 None 16 None None 2 None 0.118
CHLORDECONE None None None 0.002 0 0 0.003 0.003 0.003 0.002
CHLOROBENZILATE None None None None None None None None None None
CHLOROTHALONIL 566773 715152 956931 1146185 1181401 1114923 1215447 1068575 1126638 1231471
CHROMIC ACID 10384 559 22555 11224 12908 11847 23358 31629 15709 7632
CREOSOTE 0.037 0.27 None None None 3 None 1 None None
DAMINOZIDE 7094 6570 9361 8441 8232 8576 8427 8959 7444 8032
DDVP 6862 4169 4176 5287 4732 4627 4034 4082 3868 3453
DICLOFOP-METHYL None 15 None 7 None None None None None None
DIETHANOLAMINE None None None None None None None 76 392 293
DIOCTYL PHTHALATE 340 186 453 248 262 198 73 36 94 None
DIPROPYL ISOCINCHOMERONATE 0.036 0.014 1 0.642 0.241 0.008 0.186 0.766 0.156 0.244
DIURON 734757 622598 588574 672287 553529 413291 325345 317328 248303 178507
ETHOPROP 26897 20793 5495 7475 2077 2502 3076 1820 2023 2134
ETHYL ACRYLATE 0.026 None 9 36 None 2 11 4 0.992 None
ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE 127 0.005 None None 6 None None 0.001 None None
ETHYLENE DICHLORIDE 0.215 None None None None None None None None None
ETHYLENE OXIDE 3 7 None None 8 None 0.227 None None None
FENOXYCARB 8 5 3 3 2 0.874 1 9 2 3
FOLPET 0.033 None 0.045 None 0.004 0.001 0.003 0.443 0.05 0.004
FORMALDEHYDE 24306 3972 5511 4615 3847 11165 52989 31956 23116 11825
GLYPHOSATE 5803 8167 10737 5301 1894 645 21 129 40 37
GLYPHOSATE, DIAMMONIUM SALT 34534 34032 11987 11468 2428 2989 3673 1019 897 112
GLYPHOSATE, DIMETHYLAMINE SALT None 13801 29788 127732 123758 92504 128942 139644 156713 149205
GLYPHOSATE, ISOPROPYLAMINE SALT 4156738 4735453 5569940 5891330 4980956 5009809 4877891 4859378 5319978 5337966
GLYPHOSATE, MONOAMMONIUM SALT 65103 31567 24675 22700 11916 36553 21965 12391 18713 9026
GLYPHOSATE, POTASSIUM SALT 2735388 2399288 3073675 4684401 5400460 5307163 5613529 6517331 6422621 6245401
GLYPHOSATE-TRIMESIUM 2972 2153 535 574 144 41 310 None None 34
HEPTACHLOR None None None None 0.013 None None None None 0.059
IMAZALIL 23415 13255 26181 25767 26004 26013 19312 22305 26528 22054
IPRODIONE 252212 248877 349030 352630 297421 260201 240455 220086 297431 259902
KRESOXIM-METHYL 8243 27338 32107 38494 26273 26213 28346 23915 22900 23510
LINDANE 21 8 18 0.858 None 2 None 6 None None
MALATHION 484322 531966 560117 511954 405039 446890 502997 443128 355024 331585
MANCOZEB 330238 281639 754844 1043184 1130439 1149245 1282145 1273682 1435283 1516259
MANEB 861006 656648 370333 53505 6260 1383 1274 286 1275 2224
METAM-SODIUM 9497562 9028103 11153272 10857050 8411437 4846428 4297539 3606650 3297827 3144313
METHYL EUGENOL None None None 5 None 9 None None 126 386
METHYL IODIDE None None None 1157 21 None None None None None
METHYLENE CHLORIDE 48 32 31 24 61 53 76 35 39 36
METIRAM None None None 15 34 17 13 0.432 4 26
NAPHTHALENE None None 1 0.019 None 0.002 None None None 0.238
NITRAPYRIN None 84 211 None 0.004 2 None 5 2 None
NITROFEN None 2 None None None None None None None None
ORTHO-PHENYLPHENOL 4389 2133 2271 2340 2964 1713 1777 1313 1067 472
ORTHO-PHENYLPHENOL, SODIUM SALT 3211 2294 2129 5192 3586 4375 3611 4815 2261 None
ORYZALIN 604932 529735 602291 766998 685826 584258 582736 510680 315842 334037
OXADIAZON 9402 8741 12382 7783 7272 6759 4960 12139 5028 6031
OXYTHIOQUINOX 170 45 6 0.272 0.605 0.181 0.968 None 1 None
PARA-DICHLOROBENZENE 0.938 17 None 0.019 18 0.001 None None None 0.232
PARATHION 33 118 248 196 25 0.217 1 836 41 3
PENTACHLOROPHENOL 4 None 3 18 224 274 11 25 1 4
PIRIMICARB 5 2 1 0.813 None None None None None None
POTASSIUM DICHROMATE None None None None None 0.186 None 0.064 None None
POTASSIUM N-METHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE 5524647 4102412 4832615 5673371 8320255 9484467 7798703 10252596 9343192 8938545
PROPARGITE 386203 378099 294853 295374 252218 291001 246496 213205 206372 243228
PROPOXUR 188 202 298 808 359 373 251 100 49 43
PROPYLENE OXIDE 105600 111609 300008 448767 364248 410360 400719 396191 368260 255702
PROPYZAMIDE 104077 73811 51384 49678 47404 42022 42662 41902 93849 107279
PYMETROZINE 4833 2905 3820 2832 3192 3719 4123 2992 4203 3425
RESMETHRIN 269 211 206 122 46 19 188 4 146 67
S,S,S-TRIBUTYL PHOSPHOROTRITHIOATE 16335 8161 18427 30328 21820 19077 11683 6472 6882 8151
SEDAXANE None None None None None None None None 0.262 0.026
SODIUM DICHROMATE None None None None None None 2 None None None
SPIRODICLOFEN 32369 44850 30594 22729 28358 52050 49054 34540 42278 47273
TERRAZOLE 1534 1140 1500 638 503 393 473 452 400 304
TETRACHLOROETHYLENE 140 94 90 68 176 153 221 101 112 81
TETRACHLORVINPHOS 1012 1306 1086 870 628 2660 629 173 66 55
THIODICARB 410 511 152 472 145 156 None None None 0.875
TOXAPHENE None 42 16 28 16 8 7 4 3 32
TRICHLORO ETHYLENE None None None 0.764 None 0.048 None None None 10
VINCLOZOLIN 512 476 217 328 470 151 219 149 125 81