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Table 5 Top 20 pesticides and their sensitive health effects ("critical effects")

From: A comparative study of allowable pesticide residue levels on produce in the United States

Pesticide Excess (kg) Body Weight1 Liver1 Blood1 Endocrine1 Kidney1 CNS1 Reproductive1 Developmental1
Zeta-Cypermethrin 10 683 0.06      0.06   
Inorganic bromide 10 327         
Methomyl 8 586      X    
Thiabendazole 3 696 0.10 0.10       
Chlorpyrifos 3 450    0.0003      
Carfentrazone-ethyl 2 468   0.03       
Fenhexamid 2 167    0.17 0.17     
Fenamiphos 1 324    0.0001      
Oxamyl 1 307         
Abamectin 1 307 0.0004        0.0004
Aldicarb 1 302         
Fosetyl-Al 1 201        2.50  
S-metolachlor 1 137 0.10        
Quinoxyfen 1 136 0.20     0.20    
Metolachlor 860 0.10        
Propamocarb hydrochloride 853 X        
Acibenzolar-S-methyl 852    0.25      
Fenamidone 852     0.0283     
Ferbam 653 0.015 0.015 0.015      
Captan 649 0.13        0.13
  1. This table shows the top 20 pesticides modeled to have the highest excess levels when summed across all importing markets. For each, the table shows "critical effects," meaning the most sensitive non-cancer endpoint/s documented in EPA risk assessments.
  2. 1 Numbers in health effects column indicate the chronic population adjusted doses (cPADs) EPA identified, i.e. the highest dose to which a person could be exposed over the course of a lifetime with no expected adverse health effects. cPADs provided are provided in units of mg pesticide per kg bodyweight per day. Value of "X" in health effects column indicates that EPA did not quantitatively estimate a cPAD.