Table 4-1-Major Pesticides Shipped by DOD for Use During the Gulf War*
Pesticide (common name) and form Class Carbaryl (Sevin) insecticide dust Methyl carbamate and spray 10- and 4-lb bags Chlorpyrifos (Dursban) insecticide Organophosphorus pray 1- and 5-gal cans DEET insect repellent for Other clothing/personal use 2-oz bottles/tubes and 1-oz sticks (Cutter), 33% DEET Diazinon insecticide spray and Organophosphorus dust 25-lb and 1-gal cans Dichlorvos (Vapona) insecticide Organophosphorus plastic strips Lindane Chlorinated (gamma-benzene-hexachloride) hydrocarbon insecticide dust 2-oz cans Malathion insecticide spray Organophosphorus 1- and 5-gal cans Methomyl (Lannate) insecticide Methyl carbamate fly bait 5-lb cans Permethrin insect repellent for Pyrethroid clothing use 6-oz aerosol can Propoxur (Baygon) insecticide Methyl carbamate roach and ant spray 1-gal cans, 28-oz aerosol cans Pyrethroid insecticides** Pyrethroids other 20-, 12-, and 11-oz aerosol cans than permethrin Rodenticide baits (Variety) 5- and 11-lb cans
* Pesticides shipped in small amounts were pentachlorophenol, boric acid, Combat cockroach bait, bendiocarb insecticide, and pyrenone mosquito capsules. Including d-phenothrin, d-trans-allethrin, resmethrin, or pyrethrins with synergists.
** Including d-phenothrin, d-trans-allethrin, resmethrin, or pyrethrins, with synergists.
SOURCE: Committee, 1996.