Table of Pesticide Primary Active Ingredients (E2081)


October 14, 2015 - Author: M. Berney

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For any type of emergency involving a pesticide, the following Emergency Information Centers should be contacted immediately for assistance. This Cooperative Extension Service Bulletin is the latest information available as of July 1988, and replaces all previous listing of similar information.

Human Pesticide Poisoning

Easter Half of Michigan

Within the Detroit city proper
*(313) 745-5711

Within the 313 area code

Poison Control Center
Children’s Hospital of Michigan
3901 Beaubien
Detroit, MI 48201

Western Half of Michigan

Within the Grand Rapids city proper
*(616) 774-7854


Blodgett Regional Poison Center
Blodgett Memorial Medical Center
1840 Wealthy, S.E.
Grand Rapid, MI 46506

Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Within the Marquette city proper
*(906) 225-3497

Upper Peninsula only

U.P. Poison Control Center
Marquette General Hospital
420 West Magnetic Street
Marquette, MI 48955

 Special Pesticide Emergencies

Animal Poising

Your Personal Veterinarian
Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Michigan State University
(517) 353-1683

Pesticide Fire

Local Fire Department
Fire Marshal Division, Michigan State Police
(517) 322-1924

Traffic Accident

Local Police Department or Sheriff’s Department
Operations Division, Michigan State Police
*(517) 337-6102

Environmental Pollution

Pollution Emergency Alerting System (PEAS)
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
toll free for environmental emergencies

Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Waste Management Division
(517) 373-2730
for information on pesticide disposal and local pick-up days

Pesticides & Plant Pest Management Division
Michigan Department of Agriculture
(517) 373-1087

*Telephone Number Operated 24 Hours

Table of Pesticide Primary Active Ingredients

Extension Bulletin E-2081S
Supplement to E-2081 - The External Parasites of Horses

Pesticides must be registered with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Michigan Department of Agriculture before they can be used legally in Michigan. Purchase products that are labeled for the pest you wish to control and in the manner you wish to use them. Remember that the pesticide label is a legal documentation pesticide use. Closely follow all instructions and limitations. The use of a pesticide in a manner not consistent with the product label can cause injury to crops, humans, animals and can lead to civil fines.

Insect Pests:


Black Flies

Stable Flies

Biting Midgets


Bot Flies

Deer Flies

Face Flies

House Flies



Mange Mites

Hay & Grain Mites

Allethrin (Alleviate®)





Butoxypolypropylene glycol









Calcium polysulfide (lime sulfur)














Carbaryl (Sevin®)












Chlorpyrifos (Dursban®)












DDVP* (Vapona®)












Dioxathion (Delnav®)













Dipropyl isocinchomeronate (repellent)











Lindane (Isotox®)









Malathion (Cythion®)






Methoxychlor (Marlate®)





Mineral oil






Naled (Dibrom®)









Oil of Citronella






Permethrin (Ectiban®)





Pine oil







Piperonyl butoxide






Pyrethin I


















*(22-Dichlorovinyl dimethyl phosphate or dichlorvos)


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