Thursday, February 22, 2024

Top 10 Home and Garden Pesticides

Most Commonly Used Conventional Pesticide Active Ingredients

Home and Garden Market Sector, 2001 and 1999 Estimates Top 10 Home and Garden Pesticides
(Ranked by Range in Millions of Pounds of Active Ingredient)

2,4-D
Glyphosate
Pendimethalin
Diazinon
MCPP
Carbaryl
Dicamba
Malathion
DCPA
Benefin

Note: Does not include moth controls: Paradiclorobenzene (30 – 35 million pounds per year) and naphthaline (2 – 4 million pounds per year). Also does not include insect repellent N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (5 – 7 millions pounds per year).

H indicates herbicide and I, insecticide. NA indicates that an estimate is not available.

Source: EPA proprietary data. EPA Sales and Usage data.

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