Carbaryl Insecticide Hazard Data

and Less Toxic or Non-Toxic Alternatives

Carbaryl is classified as moderately to very toxic, and is classified as a likely human carcinogen (cancer-causing substance) by the Environmental Protection Agency. 2, 10

Human Health Hazards

Aquatic Health Hazards

Health Hazards to Dogs, Other Pets and Mammals

Health Hazards to Non-Target Beneficial Insects

Specific Human Health Hazards: Firefighters and Manufacturers

Bird Health Hazards

Adverse Effects to Forests and Other Plants

Pollution from Carbaryl Drift, Even When Applied Correctly

Worldwide Carbaryl Bans and Petitions

Water Source Contamination

Less Toxic, Natural Controls

The Safety of Carbaryl

Conclusions and Summary

Data References

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