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toxicity comparisons

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by Rtom45, Jun 14, 2006.

  1. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    Can anyone provide a link to a website that compares toxicity of commonly used lawn care chemicals to household products? I'd like the LD50 of things like table salt, vinegar, aspirin,.... At a college, everyone thinks they know everything and I need some facts to talk common sense to them.
    Thanks in advance for your help.
  2. seaweed

    seaweed LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    Try www.prginc.com/Borates/using-borates.html. This page contains a small list of common materials and different pesticides for comparison. It doesn't contain any herbicides but if you have the LD50 could see how they compare.
  3. DanielCo

    DanielCo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    Let me know if these help.


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  4. Rtom45

    Rtom45 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    Thanks so far, anybody else have some useful sites?
  5. upidstay

    upidstay LawnSite Bronze Member
    from CT
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  6. Critical Care

    Critical Care LawnSite Bronze Member
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