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- Truong, Lisa; Gonnerman, Greg; Simonich, Michael T.; Tanguay, Robert L.
- Environmental pollution 2016 v.218 pp. 1089-1093
- median effective concentration, etc ; Culicidae; Danio rerio; World Health Organization; acceptable daily intake; adverse effects; body weight; congenital abnormalities; developmental toxicity; dogs; drinking water; insects; larvicides; mice; mosquito control; neurotoxicity; pyriproxyfen; rats; Brazil; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... In 2014, as an attempt to address the Zika health crisis by controlling the mosquito population, Brazil took the unprecedented action of applying a chemical larvicide, pyriproxyfen, to drinking water sources. The World Health Organization has established an acceptable daily intake of pyriproxyfen to be 100 μg per kg of body weight per day, but studies have demonstrated that at elevated doses (>500 ...
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