Active Ingredient: Mevinphos
Human Health Risk Assessment and Mitigation
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Overview

Mevinphos
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Organophosphate
No actively registered products
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Not applicable

 
Risk Assessment Documents

Risk Characterization Documents (RCDs) estimate the nature and likelihood of adverse health effects in humans who may be exposed to pesticides.

Other Documents

  • September 1994 Risk Factors for Cholinesterase and Non-Cholinesterase Effects of Exposure to Organophosphate Insecticides in California Agricultural Workers, 1982-1990 (PDF)
  • February 1992 A Study of Dermal and Inhalation Exposure of Mixer-Loaders to Pesticides While Using a Closed Mixing and Loading System (PDF)
  • January 1992 Systemic Illnesses Associated with Exposure to Mevinphos in California, 1982-1989 (PDF)
  • October 1991 Seasonal Phosdrin Degradation on Row Crops in Monterey County, 1990 (PDF)
  • January 1986 A Summary of Multiple Organophosphate Degradation Studies on Leaf Foliage in Monterey County in 1984 (PDF)
  • December 1985 Dissipation of Mevinphos Following Application to Head Lettuce, Leaf Lettuce, Cauliflower, and Chinese Cabbage (PDF)
  • October 1983 Summary of Illnesses and Injuries Due to Occupational Exposure to Pesticide Residues in the Field Reported by Physicians in 1982 (PDF)
  • July 1982 Occupational Exposures to Mevinphos (Phosdrin) Reported by Physicians in California During 1981 (PDF)
  • January 1982 Monitoring of Potential Occupational Exposure of Mixer/loaders, Pilots, and Flaggers During Application of Phosdrin (mevinphos) in Imperial County in 1981 (PDF)
  • July 1981 Occupational Exposures to Mevinphos (Phosdrin) Reported by Physicians in California During 1980 (PDF)
  • June 1981 Monitoring of Potential Occupational Exposures of Mixer/loaders and Pilots During Application of Phosdrin (mevinphos) in Monterey County in 1981 (PDF)
  • February 1981 Human Health Problems Associated with Mevinphos (phosdrin) in California During 1979 (PDF)
  • October 1979 Human Health Problems Associated with Mevinphos (Phosdrin) in California During 1978 (PDF)
  • April 1978 Human Health Problems Associated with Mevinphos (Phosdrin) in California for the Years 1975 Through 1977 (PDF)
  • June 1977 A Study of the Decay of Mevinphos (Phosdrin) on the Foliage and Fruit of Strawberries in Santa Cruz County, California, May 1977 (PDF)
  • March 1977 A Study of the Degradation of Mevinphos (Phosdrin) in and on the Leaves, Husks and Silks and the Soil in a Field of Sweet Corn in Yolo County, California, July 1976 (PDF)
  • March 1977 A Study of the Degradation of Mevinphos (Phosdrin) when Applied to Head Lettuce in Imperial County, California, January-February 1976 (PDF)
  • February 1977 Study of Decomposition of Mevinphos (Phosdrin) Residue on Lettuce in the Salinas Valley of Monterey County, California, June 1974 (PDF)
  • May 1975 Phosdrin Residue on Foliage of Strawberry Plants in Monterey County, California, May 1975 (PDF)
  • May 1975 Phosdrin Residue on Strawberry Leaves, Monterey County, May 1975 (PDF)
  • April 1975 Summary of Pesticide Safety Studies Conducted in Imperial County, CA During January and February 1975 (PDF)
  • January 1975 Decay of Phosdrin Residue on Outer Leaves of Head Lettuce - Imperial County (PDF)
Outreach Activities and Materials
  • February 1995 DPR to Cancel the Registration of Mevinphos
  • June 1994 DPR Expresses Support for Meviphos Cancellation

For content questions, contact:

Ann Schaffner
Worker Health and Safety Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-4222
E-mail: Ann.Schaffner@cdpr.ca.gov

Kara James
Pesticide Registration Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 324-3523
E-mail: Kara.James@cdpr.ca.gov