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- Abreu-Villaça, Yael; Levin, Edward D.
- Environment international 2017 v.99 pp. 55-77
- adverse effects; carbamates; humans; insects; neonicotinoid insecticides; neurotoxicity; nontarget organisms; organophosphorus compounds; pyrethrins; risk
- ... Insecticides are by design toxic. They must be toxic to effectively kill target species of insects. Unfortunately, they also have off-target toxic effects that can harm other species, including humans. Developmental neurotoxicity is one of the most prominent off-target toxic risks of insecticides. Over the past seven decades several classes of insecticides have been developed, each with their own ...
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