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 Pounds 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE, 1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE AND RELATED C3 COMPOUNDS None None None 6 None 1 None None None None
1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE 6,450,125 8,797,078 10,924,344 11,947,156 12,941,042 13,614,468 15,689,571 14,128,721 12,581,936 12,569,270
2,4-D 9,338 11,914 5,400 4,259 5,665 6,384 7,372 6,046 4,344 6,083
4-VINYLCYCLOHEXENEDIEPOXIDE None None None None None None None None None <1
ACIFLUORFEN, SODIUM SALT None <1 None <1 <1 <1 None None None <1
ALACHLOR 6,362 9,936 9,294 8,836 6,562 5,118 3,230 84 9 5
ALPHA-CHLOROHYDRIN None None 2 None None None None None None None
AMITROLE 5 4 4 6 None None None 2 None None
ARSENIC ACID None None 17 None None None None None None None
ARSENIC PENTOXIDE 400 16,144 8,034 9,240 8,480 16,719 22,190 10,508 5,105 3,677
ARSENIC TRIOXIDE <1 <1 <1 <1 None <1 <1 <1 None None
AURAMINE <1 None None None None None None None None None
CACODYLIC ACID <1 3 <1 <1 None <1 None <1 <1 1
CAPTAN 329,747 450,225 376,597 403,224 349,430 370,136 511,177 638,401 561,769 413,622
CARBARYL 136,104 113,983 74,890 113,845 117,252 131,744 155,525 221,095 107,453 128,623
CARBON TETRACHLORIDE <1 None 6 90 None 7 <1 <1 <1 None
CHLORDANE 6 6 None 16 None None 2 None <1 <1
CHLORDECONE None None <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
CHLOROTHALONIL 715,972 961,618 1,149,139 1,183,472 1,114,884 1,215,447 1,068,448 1,127,282 1,240,392 1,171,126
CHROMIC ACID 559 22,555 11,224 12,908 11,847 23,358 31,629 15,709 7,632 5,497
CREOSOTE <1 None None None 3 None 1 None None <1
DAMINOZIDE 6,570 9,361 8,441 8,250 8,560 8,427 8,959 7,585 8,063 6,819
DDVP 4,169 4,176 5,480 4,890 4,627 4,034 4,082 3,868 3,456 3,505
DDVP, OTHER RELATED 217 194 268 276 278 162 165 123 113 109
DICLOFOP-METHYL 15 None 7 None None None None None None None
DIETHANOLAMINE None None None None None None 76 392 293 389
DIOCTYL PHTHALATE 186 453 248 262 198 73 36 94 None <1
DIPROPYL ISOCINCHOMERONATE <1 1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1
DIURON 623,001 588,905 675,024 554,583 413,291 325,345 317,328 248,331 179,467 188,274
ETHOPROP 20,793 5,645 7,475 2,077 2,502 3,076 1,820 2,023 2,134 5,848
ETHYL ACRYLATE None 9 36 None 2 11 4 <1 None None
ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE <1 None None 6 None None <1 None None None
ETHYLENE OXIDE 7 None None 8 None <1 None None None None
FENOXYCARB 5 3 3 2 <1 1 9 2 3 <1
FOLPET None <1 None <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 None
FORMALDEHYDE 3,972 5,511 4,615 3,847 11,165 52,989 31,956 23,116 11,825 1,349
GLYPHOSATE 8,167 10,737 5,301 1,894 645 21 129 40 37 70
GLYPHOSATE, DIAMMONIUM SALT 34,032 11,987 11,468 2,428 2,989 3,673 1,019 897 112 28
GLYPHOSATE, DIMETHYLAMINE SALT 13,801 29,788 130,752 123,817 92,504 128,942 139,644 156,713 149,505 140,479
GLYPHOSATE, ISOPROPYLAMINE SALT 4,736,643 5,617,241 5,912,962 4,985,453 5,008,332 4,877,876 4,859,287 5,147,133 5,368,052 5,766,081
GLYPHOSATE, MONOAMMONIUM SALT 31,567 24,675 22,748 11,921 36,553 21,965 12,387 18,724 9,033 7,098
GLYPHOSATE, POTASSIUM SALT 2,400,139 3,074,103 4,711,137 5,403,813 5,306,770 5,613,513 6,517,467 6,424,021 6,267,885 6,109,802
GLYPHOSATE-TRIMESIUM 2,153 535 574 144 41 310 None None 34 19
HEPTACHLOR None None None <1 None None None None <1 <1
IMAZALIL 13,255 26,181 25,767 25,085 26,013 19,312 22,305 26,528 22,293 20,409
IPRODIONE 249,157 349,532 353,707 297,788 260,152 240,455 220,086 297,614 260,566 111,587
KRESOXIM-METHYL 27,338 32,107 38,587 26,276 26,213 28,346 23,915 22,905 23,565 19,944
LINDANE 8 18 <1 None 2 None 6 None None None
MALATHION 532,321 561,398 512,004 405,353 446,743 502,997 443,128 355,053 334,893 360,906
MANCOZEB 282,587 757,664 1,045,594 1,130,998 1,149,091 1,282,145 1,273,707 1,436,008 1,519,480 1,315,141
MANEB 657,090 370,333 54,024 6,260 1,383 1,274 286 1,275 2,224 59
METAM-SODIUM 9,359,224 11,428,913 10,895,290 8,427,548 4,846,423 4,297,539 3,606,650 3,297,827 3,144,356 3,765,705
METHYL EUGENOL None None 5 None 9 None None 126 386 1,149
METHYL IODIDE None None 1,157 21 None None None None None None
METHYLENE CHLORIDE 32 31 24 61 53 76 35 39 36 10
METIRAM None None 15 34 17 13 <1 4 26 18
NAPHTHALENE None 1 <1 None <1 None None None <1 <1
NITRAPYRIN 84 211 None <1 2 None 5 2 None 16
NITROFEN 2 None None None None None None None None None
ORTHO-PHENYLPHENOL 2,133 2,271 2,582 2,964 1,713 1,777 1,316 1,181 472 418
ORTHO-PHENYLPHENOL, SODIUM SALT 2,294 2,129 5,192 3,586 4,375 3,611 4,815 2,261 None None
ORYZALIN 529,892 602,291 768,869 686,197 584,071 582,736 510,680 316,178 338,029 297,679
OXADIAZON 8,741 12,382 7,783 7,272 6,759 4,960 12,139 5,028 6,072 8,256
OXYTHIOQUINOX 45 6 <1 <1 <1 <1 None 1 None <1
PARA-DICHLOROBENZENE 17 None <1 18 <1 None None None <1 <1
PARATHION 118 257 196 25 <1 1 836 41 3 3
PENTACHLOROPHENOL None 3 18 224 274 11 25 1 4 27
PIRIMICARB 2 1 <1 None None None None None None None
POTASSIUM DICHROMATE None None None None <1 None <1 None None None
POTASSIUM N-METHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE 4,128,181 4,832,615 5,673,722 8,320,255 9,484,467 7,798,703 10,252,596 9,343,192 8,940,720 8,527,736
PROPARGITE 378,099 294,853 296,351 252,218 291,001 246,496 213,205 206,503 244,825 226,091
PROPOXUR 202 298 808 359 373 251 100 49 43 28
PROPYLENE OXIDE 111,609 300,008 449,037 389,070 410,360 400,719 396,191 368,260 255,702 213,681
PROPYZAMIDE 73,811 51,384 49,678 47,404 42,022 42,662 41,902 93,849 107,248 114,447
PYMETROZINE 2,905 3,820 2,835 3,195 3,713 4,123 2,992 4,243 3,453 4,727
RESMETHRIN 211 206 122 46 19 188 4 146 67 54
S,S,S-TRIBUTYL PHOSPHOROTRITHIOATE 8,161 18,427 30,328 21,820 19,077 11,683 6,472 6,882 8,151 8,911
SEDAXANE None None None None None None None <1 <1 None
SODIUM DICHROMATE None None None None None 2 None None None None
SPIRODICLOFEN 45,521 31,085 22,729 28,358 52,050 49,054 34,540 42,285 47,321 52,286
TERRAZOLE 1,140 1,500 638 503 393 473 452 400 304 166
TETRACHLOROETHYLENE 94 90 68 176 153 221 101 112 81 29
TETRACHLORVINPHOS 1,306 1,086 912 665 2,660 629 173 66 55 109
THIODICARB 511 152 472 145 156 None None None <1 None
TOXAPHENE 42 16 28 16 8 7 4 3 35 8
TRICHLORO ETHYLENE None None <1 None <1 None None None 10 <1
VINCLOZOLIN 476 217 328 467 151 219 149 125 81 39
TOTAL 31,950,664 39,448,277 44,294,361 44,871,135 43,103,520 41,944,486 46,452,332 44,009,100 41,769,155 41,577,418