Mixtures of Insecticides: Pyrethroids, Organophosphorus Compounds, and Carbamates

Draft Interaction Profile - April 2018

Draft for Public Comment


  • Pyrethroid insecticides n/a
  • Organophosphorus insecticides n/a
  • Carbamate insecticides n/a

Complete Profile [PDF – 1MB]

  • The table of contents and list of individual PDF files are given below.

Preface [PDF – 545KB]

  • Summary
  • Contributors
  • Peer review
  • Contents
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • List of acronyms, abbreviations, and symbols

Introduction [PDF – 528KB]

Interaction Data for the Mixture [PDF – 847KB]

  • 2.1 Mixture of Concern
  • 2.2 Component Mixtures
  • 2.3 Relevance of the Joint Toxic Action Data and Approaches to Public Health

Recommendation for Exposure-Based Assessment of Joint Toxic Action of the Mixture, [PDF – 566KB]

Conclusions [PDF – 482KB]

List of References [PDF – 517KB]

Appendices [PDF – 1MB]

  • A. Background Information for Pyrethroids
  • B. Background Information for Organophosphorus Insecticides
  • C. Background Information for Carbamates
  • D. Chemical Structures of Mixture Components
  • E. Mixtures of Insecticides at Hazardous Waste Sites

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Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). 2018. Interaction Profile for Mixtures of Insecticides: Pyrethroids, Organophosphorus Compounds, and Carbamates. (Draft for Public Comment). Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service.


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Page last reviewed: April 23, 2018