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TABLE OF CHEMICALS DETECTED BY MYDX, LIMITS OF DETECTION, AND SIDE EFFECTS

Pesticide MyDx Current Limit of Detection (PPM) Chemical Risks/Side Effects on People Most commonly found in the following Pesticide products References
1 Aldicarb 3

muscarinic signs (tightness in chest and difficulty breathing, increased bronchial secretions, sweating, and salivation, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, miosis, involuntary urination) Nicotinic signs ( fatigue, weakness, cramps, high blood pressure and hyperglycemia)

watermelon, beet, strawberries, potatoes, onions, soya, hops, citrus fruit, bananas, coffee, sorghum, pecans, cotton, and cane sugar http://www.pan-uk.org/pestnews/Actives/aldicarb.htm

http://toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Aldicarb

2 Aziniphos (Aziniphos methyl) 10 respiratory affects: (bloody and runny nose, coughing, chest discomfort, short breath) skin contact affects: (localized sweating and involuntary muscle contraction,) eye contact affects: (pain, bleeding, tears, pupil constriction, blurred vision) continuous exposure:( nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, headache, dizziness, confusion) severe poisoning: ( affects central nervous system, producing incoordination, slurred speech, loss of refluxes, weakness, fatigue, paralysis of the body extremities, irregular heart beats, unconsciousness, convulsions and coma.) wide variety of fruits, vegetables, nuts, field crops, tobacco, forest and shade trees — In California: (apples, pears, cherries, walnuts) http://extoxnet.orst.edu/pips/azinopho.htm

http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_ChemUse.jsp?Rec_Id=PC33348#TopSites

3 Acephate >100 nausea, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, shaking, sweating, rapid heart rate, dizziness, confusion berry fruits, citrus, avocados, lettuce, potatoes, carrots, celery, peppers, tomatoes, cotton plants http://extoxnet.orst.edu/pips/acephate.htm

http://www.epa.govt.nz/searchdatabases/HSNO%20Application%20
Register%20Documents/APP202142_APP202142_Application_Appendix_B.pdf

http://npic.orst.edu/factsheets/acephagen.pdf

4 Buprofezin >100 not acutely toxic, however moderate eye and skin irritation could be caused by direct contact. pistachios, table and raisin grapes, pomegranates, cotton, almonds, oranges, wine grapes, tangerines, strawberries, broccoli, peaches, nectarines, cauliflower, head lettuce, plums, tomatoes, olives, cabbage, cantaloupe, celery, bell peppers, greenhouse plants, watermelons, melons, prunes, pumpkins, cherries, lemons, apricots, walnuts, lettuce http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_ChemUse.jsp?Rec_Id=PC35811#TopSites

http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/insect-mite/abamectin-bufencarb/buprofezin/applaud70_reg_0503.html

5 Cadusafos 50 This chemical has no U.S. registrations and only one import tolerance on bananas. Cadusafos-treated bananas do not pose risk concerns. bananas, citrus, maize, potatoes, sugarcane http://www.pesticide-residue-testing.com/residue-testing.asp?docid=2110&testfor=Cadusafos and http://www.inchem.org/documents/jmpr/jmpmono/v91pr06.htm
6 Carbaryl 25 nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, coma, difficulty breathing, irritation and burn, stomach cramps corn, soybean, cotton, citruses, pears, nuts http://www.toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Carbaryl
7 Carbofuran 0.5 nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, sweating, diarrhea, excessive salivation, weakness, imbalance, blurred vision, breathing difficulty, increased blood pressure, incontinence alfalfa, rice http://www.toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Carbofuran
9 Cartap hydrochloride 25 nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, sweating, salivation and blurred vision rice, sugarcane http://www.ronaschemical.com/cartap-hydrochloride.asp and
http://www.croplifescience.com/pdf/cartap-hydrochloride4perc.gr.pdf
10 Chloropyriphos 100 dizziness, headache, loose motions, increased urination and salivation. Excessive ingestion could lead to paralysis, convulsions, and even death. corn, apple, grapes, beets, wheat, cotton, peanuts and vegetables http://www.chlorpyrifos.org/chlorpyrifos-the-health-dangers.php
11 Β-Cyfluthrin >100 eye irritation, itching, burning, stinging of the skin cotton, turf, ornamentals, hops, cereal, corn, peanuts, potatoes, deciduous fruits http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/carbaryl-dicrotophos/
cyfluthrin-ext.html
12 Diazinon 75 nausea, dizziness, confusion, weakness, headaches, tightness in the chest, blurred vision, nonreactive pinpint pupils, salivation, sweating, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps, slurred speech rice, fruit trees, sugarcane, corn, tobacco, potatoes, and horticultural plants http://www.toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Diazinon

http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/carbaryl-dicrotophos/diazinon-ext.html

13 Dichlorvos 0.1 ingestion of this chemical may cause nausea, vomiting, restlessness, sweating, and muscle tremors, and in large quantities it may cause coma, inability to breathe, and death. pest strips and pet collars, stored products (mushroom houses and poultry houses, protected ornamentals, protected vegetables and herbs and brassica seedlings) vegetables, deciduous fruits, rice, plantation crops such as cotton, coffee, tea, cacao, banana, tobacco and spices. http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/TF.asp?id=596&tid=111

https://www3.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/dichlorv.html and http://pan-uk.org/pestnews/Actives/dichlorv.htm

14 Dicrotophos >100 extremely toxic, could cause nausea, dizziness, confusion,, respiratory paralysis and death. coffee, cotton, rice, apples https://archive.epa.gov/pesticides/reregistration/web/html/dicrotophos_fs.html

https://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/4949

15 Diflubenzuron >100 contact may cause burns to skin and eyes. inhalation has damaging effect on the lungs. dizziness and suffocation will result from its vapor. cattle, citrus, cotton, mushrooms, ornamentals, standing water, forestry trees https://www3.epa.gov/pesticides/chem_search/reg_actions/reregistration/fs_PC-108201_1-Aug-97.pdf

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/diflubenzuron#section=Absorption-Distribution-and-Excretion

16 Dimethoate >100 redness of eye, abdominal and muscle cramps, convulsions, diarrhea, vomiting, unconsciousness, dizziness, sweating, laboured breathing, nausea, weakness, excessive salivation. ornamental plants, alfalfa, apples, corn, cotton, grapefruit, grapes, lemons, melons, oranges, pears, pecans, safflower, sorghum, soybeans, tangerines, tobacco, tomatoes, watermelons, wheat http://pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC33349

http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/dienochlor-glyphosate/dimethoate-ext.html

17 Dipterex 25 eye irritation, dermal irritation and sensitization canola, cereal crops, grass seed crops, legumes, linseed, lupins, luceme, maize, pastures, rice, safflower, sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers, tobacco, avocado, guava, macadamia, grapevines, passionfruit, berries, dried fruits, beans, celery, lettuce, peas, potatoes, tomatoes http://www.nufarm.com/Assets/20970/1/Dipterex_500SL_label.pdf

http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/insect-mite/propetamphos-zetacyperm/trichlorfon/insect-prof-trichlorfon.html

18 Ethyl Parathion >100 irritations of eyes, skin, respiratory system, headache, chest tightness, wheezing, laryngeal spasm, salivation, cyanosis, anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, sweating, muscle fasciculation, lassitude, paralysis, dizziness, confusion, ataxia, convulsions, coma, low blood pressure alfalfa, barley, corn, cotton, sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers, wheat http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/npgd0479.html

http://extoxnet.orst.edu/pips/parathio.htm

19 Fenamiphos 1 breathing difficulty, diarrhea, urination, slowness of the heart, muscle twitching and tremors tobacco, cocoa, turf, bananas, pineapples, citrus http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/dienochlor-glyphosate/fenamiphos-ext.html
20 Fenthion >100 nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, salivation, headache, dizziness, lassitude, rhinorrhea, chest tightness, blurred vision, cardiac irregularities,, muscle fascinculation, dyspnea, miosis rice, cotton, citrus https://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/18152

http://www.inchem.org/documents/jmpr/jmpmono/v95pr21.htm

21 Isocarbophos >100 excessive salivation, sweating, tearing, respiratory depression, vomiting, diarrhea, fluid in lungs, tightness in chest, weakness, tremor, incoordination apples, pears, rice, cotton http://pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Poisoning.jsp?Rec_Id=PC33784

http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/aeru/ppdb/en/Reports/987.htm

22 Isofenphos-methyl 75 respiratory tract irritant, eye irritant, skin irritant, skin sensitiser, phototoxicant turf, ornamental trees and shrubs, corn, maize, carrots http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/aeru/ppdb/en/Reports/1672.htm

http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/aeru/ppdb/en/Reports/1672.htm#3

23 Malaoxon 1 chlonesterase inhibition, miosis, frontal headache, increased bronchial secretion, nausea, vomiting, sweating, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, lacrimation, increased salivation, bradycardia, cyanosis and muscular twitching of the eyelids, tongue, face and neck https://cameochemicals.noaa.gov/chemical/20578
24 Malathion >100 numbness, tingling sensations, headache, dizziness, tremor, nausea, abdominal cramps, sweating, incoordination, blurred vision, difficulty breathing or respiratory depression, slow heartbeat alfalfa, clover, cereal crops, cotton, safflower, soybeans, sugar beets, corn, beans, blueberries, stored grain https://www.beyondpesticides.org/assets/media/documents/pesticides/factsheets/Malathion.pdf
25 Methamidophos 100 Inhalation: (dizziness, sweating, laboured breathing, unconsciousness, weakness, pupillary constriction, muscle cramps, excessive salivation) Eye contact (pain, redness, blurred vision) Ingestion: (abdominal cramps, convulsions, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, muscle twitching) broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, grapes, celery, sugar beets, cotton, tobacco, potatoes http://www.toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Methamidophos

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/methamidophos#section=Exposure-Routes

26 Methyl Parathion >100 headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, tremors, blurred vision, difficulty breathing cotton, soybean, vegetable fields http://www.idph.state.il.us/public/hb/hbmeth.htm
27 Monocrotophos >100 excessive sweating, headache, weakness, giddiness, nausea, vomiting, hypersalivation, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, blurred vision, slurred speech potatoes, tomatoes, cotton, sugarcane, peanuts, ornamentals, tobacco NOTE: (its use has been discontinued in the United States in 1988) http://www.toxipedia.org/display/toxipedia/Monocrotophos

http://pmep.cce.cornell.edu/profiles/extoxnet/metiram-propoxur/monocrotophos-ext.html

29 Omethoate 100 excessive salivation, sweating, rhinorrhea and tearing, muscle twitching, weakness, tremor, incoordination, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, respiratory depression, tightness in chest, wheezing, productive cough, fluid in lungs, blurred or dark vision citrus, melons, leaf greens, ornamentals, alfalfa, wheat, cotton, corn http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC30#Toxicity and https://www.cdc.gov/biomonitoring/DimethoateOmethoate_BiomonitoringSummary.html
30 Oxamyl 3 nausea, dizziness, confusion, headache, sweating, tearing, tremors, blurred vision apples, bananas, carrots, celery, citrus, cotton, cucumbers, eggplants, garlic, ginger, muskmelon, onion, peanuts, pears, peppers, peppermint, pineapple, plantains, potatoes, pumpkins, soybeans, spearmint, squash, sweet potatoes, tobacco, tomatoes, watermelons, yams, peach, cherry https://archive.epa.gov/pesticides/reregistration/web/pdf/oxamyl_red.pdf
31 Paraquat 50 burns to the mouth, acute respiratory distress, loss of appetite, abdominal pain, thirst, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, giddiness, headache, fever, muscle pain, lethargy, shortness of breath, rapid heartbeat, nosebleeds, skin fissures, peeling, burns, blistering, eye injuries, nail damage including discolouration and temporary nail loss coffee, cocoa, coconut, oil palms, rubber, bananas, vines, olives, tea, ornamental trees, alfalfa, onions, leeks, sugar beet, asparagus, cotton, hops, pineapples, sugar cane, soybeans, sunflower http://www.pan-uk.org/pestnews/Actives/paraquat.htm

http://www.panna.org/sites/default/files/Paraquat%20monograph%20final%202011-1.pdf

32 Phosmet >100 redness of eyes, pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation, sweating, nausea, dizziness, laboured breathing, weakness, abdominal cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, convulsions, unconsciousness walnuts, peaches, nectarines, apples, plums https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Phosmet#section=Exposure-Routes

http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC33332#ChemID

33 Phoxim 25 excessive sweating, headache, weakness, giddiness, nausea, vomiting, stomach pains, blurred vision, slurred speech, muscle twitching crop, wheat, cotton, vegetable, tobacco, corn http://xb-agrochemical.com/2-10-phoxim.html/130465

http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC38095#Toxicity

34 Pirimicarb >100 malaise, muscle weakness, dizziness, sweating, headache, salivation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, central nervous system depression and pulmonary edema apples, blueberries, citrus, strawberries, artichoke, asparagus, beetroot, beans, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, leeks, lettuce, peas, potatoes, radish, tomatoes, shallots spinach, watercress, canola, cotton, winter cereals http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC33366#ChemID

http://www.herbiguide.com.au/Labels/PIRC500_51536-0300.PDF

35 Profenofos 5 headache, fatigue, faintness, giddiness, excessive sweating, nausea, abdominal pains, vomiting, diarrhea, tightness of chest, anxiety, blurred vision, muscle twitching, respiratory distress, coma cotton, citrus, potatoes, rice, maize, sugar beet, soybeans, vegetables, tobacco, oil seeds http://www.coromandel.biz/prod_plant_tec_profenofos.html

http://www.villacrop.co.za/afrfiles/Profenofos%20500%20EC%20E_Villa.pdf

36 Thiodicarb 10 abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting, nausea, salivation, headache, dizziness, sweating, muscle weakness celery, head lettuce, corn, leaf lettuce, swiss chard http://www.pesticideinfo.org/Detail_Chemical.jsp?Rec_Id=PC34586#Toxicity
37 Thiosultap >100 skin irritation, eye irritation, respiratory tract irritation rice http://sitem.herts.ac.uk/aeru/ppdb/en/Reports/1487.htm
38 Trichlorfon 25 sweating, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation, laboured breathing, convulsions, unconsciousness, blurred vision used on lawn and golf courses, turf farms, ornamental shrubs and plants https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Metrifonate#section=Exposure-Routes

https://archive.epa.gov/pesticides/reregistration/web/html/trichlorfon_fs.html

 

Heavy Metal Limit of Detection (PPM) Chemical Risks/Side Effects Most commonly found in the following Pesticide products Source of Info
1 Cadmium >100 diarrhea, stomach pains, severe vomiting, bone fracture, reproductive failure, damage to the central nervous system, damage to the immune system, psychological disorders, possibly DNA damage and cancer development colour pigments, alloys, rechargable nickel-cadmium batteries, phosphate fertilizers, cigarette, liver, kidney, mushrooms, shelfish, mussels, cocoa powder, dried seaweed, tobacco, rice and other cereal grains, potatoes http://www.lenntech.com/periodic/elements/cd.htm and http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/csem/csem.asp?csem=6&po=5 and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4144270/
2 Copper >100 nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, anemia, kidney and liver damage

Short term exposure: Gastrointestinal distress

Long term exposure: Liver or kidney damage

People with Wilson’s Disease should consult their personal doctor if the amount of copper in their water exceeds the action level

wire, pipes and sheet metal, fossil and fuel combustion, water pipes, bath fixture, oysters and other shellfish, whole grains, beans, nuts, potatoes, kidneys, liver, prunes, cocoa, black pepper, yeast

Corrosion of household plumbing systems; erosion of natural deposits

https://medlineplus.gov/ency/article/002419.htm and http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/pip/factsheets/ard/documents/ard-ehp-9.pdf
3 Lead >100 peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, irritability, impaired concentration, hearing loss, wrist/foot drop, seizures, encephalopathy, nausea, dyspepsia, constipation, colic, gingival tissue, miscarriage, reduced sperm count and motility, abnormal sperm, anemia, hypertension

Adults: Kidney problems; high blood pressure

Infants and children: Delays in physical or mental development; children could show slight deficits in attention span and learning abilities

paints, cosmetics, food containers, pipes, fixtures, solder, pipe fittings, plumbing fittings, brass or chrome-plated brass faucets and fixtures with lead solder, pigments for glazing ceramics https://www.epa.gov/lead/protect-your-family-exposures-lead#products and https://www.health.ny.gov/publications/2584/

https://www.epa.gov/ground-water-and-drinking-water/table-regulated-drinking-water-contaminants#seven

 

4 Mercury >100 loss of peripheral vision, lack of coordination of movements, impairment of speech, hearing, walking, muscle weakness, “pins and needles” feelings in hands, feet and around the mouth, tremors, emotional changes, insomnia, neuromuscular changes, headache, disturbance in sensations, changes in nerve responses, skin rashes and dermatitis, memory loss fish, shark, tuna, shellfish, thermometers, thermostats, blood-pressure cuffs, barometers, fluorescent lamps, mecurochrome, auto switches, pressure gauges, button-cell batteries, paints, light-up tennis shoes, fungicides for seeds and turf, dental amalgam https://www.epa.gov/mercury/health-effects-exposures-mercury and http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/health/ehhm/mercury.html
5 Zinc >100 nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach cramps, diarrhea, headache oysters, red meat, poultry, crab, lobsters, beans, nuts, whole grains, dairy products https://ods.od.nih.gov/factsheets/Zinc-Consumer/

WHAT DO I DO IF MY TEST RESULT IS A “FAIL”?

If your results failed, this means the sample tested contains one of more of the above toxic chemicals above the exposure limit for safety.

If you are using the Digital AquaDx Analyzer, that datapoint is now stored and will be used to provide alerts to other residents in your local community, including your municipality, that water tested near your location might be safe or unsafe to drink.

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