PAN Pesticides Database - California Pesticide Use

Pesticide Use on Other Fumigation in 2012

Note: See Working with the Information on this Page section below for important notes about this data.

Identifying information about Other Fumigation, including commodity group and code number.
Top 50 pesticides used on Other Fumigation, with information on the identity, use type and toxicity of each pesticide, as well as gross pounds used, application rate, acres planted, and number of applications.
Pesticide use on Other Fumigation by county for all counties in California, with information on gross pounds used, application rate, acres planted, and number of applications.

Crop or Site information for Other Fumigation

Basic Identification Information About This Crop or Site
Name
CDFA Commodity Group
Use Category
EPA Site Code
DPR Site Code
Fumigation, Other
Non-Agricultural
NONAG
00091
91

Acres treated, acres planted, and number of fields do not apply to this category of pesticide use.

 

Top 50 Pesticides Used on Other Fumigation in California in 2012


Totals for 2003 and later may be under-reported due to omission of adjuvants in DPR's data since that time.
Chemical Name
(CA Chem Code)
Chemical Class PAN Bad Actor Gross
Pounds
Application Rate
Pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated
All Chemicals (NA, 00)
Not Listed 568,603 25.0 1.00 3.00
Uses:
Methyl bromide (385)
Halogenated organic Yes 88,113 - - -
Uses: Fumigant, Insecticide, Herbicide, Nematicide
Propylene oxide (508)
Alcohol/Ether Yes 83,004 - - -
Uses: Fumigant
Copper ammonium carbonate (1762)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 63,096 - - -
Uses: Fungicide
Sulfur dioxide (561)
Inorganic Yes 59,011 13.4 - 2.00
Uses: Dessicant, Preservative
Sulfuryl fluoride (618)
Inorganic Yes 53,857 - - -
Uses: Fumigant
Disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (1800)
Inorganic Not Listed 49,096 - - -
Uses: Insecticide, Herbicide
Didecyl dimethyl ammonium carbonate and didecyl dimethyl ammonium bicarbonate (5840, 5839)
Quaternary Ammonium Compound Not Listed 41,706 - - -
Note! Data for Didecyl dimethyl ammonium carbonate and didecyl dimethyl ammonium bicarbonate summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Microbiocide
Copper ethanolamine complex (3551)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 36,149 - - -
Uses: Algaecide
Boric acid (769)
Inorganic Not Listed 29,786 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Chromic acid (1188)
Inorganic-Chromium(VI), Heavy metal Yes 12,908 - - -
Uses: Wood Preservative
Aluminum phosphide (484)
Inorganic Yes 11,046 48.0 1.00 1.00
Uses: Fumigant, Fungicide
Arsenic pentoxide (631)
Inorganic-arsenic, Heavy metal Yes 9,240 - - -
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide, Rodenticide, Herbicide
Phosphine (3541)
Inorganic Not Listed 8,228 - - -
Uses: Fumigant, Insecticide
Chlorothalonil (677)
Substituted Benzene Yes 5,453 - - -
Uses: Fungicide
Copper oxide (ic) (2231)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 5,027 - - -
Uses: Fungicide, Insecticide
Chloropicrin (136)
Inorganic Yes 4,281 - - -
Uses: Fumigant, Nematicide
Metam-sodium (616)
Dithiocarbamate-MITC Yes 2,589 - - -
Uses: Fumigant, Herbicide, Fungicide, Microbiocide, Algaecide
Magnesium phosphide (2085)
Inorganic Not Listed 2,446 - - -
Uses: Fumigant, Rodenticide
Thiophanate-methyl (1696)
Benzimidazole precursor Yes 1,471 - - -
Uses: Fungicide
Borax (79)
Inorganic Not Listed 1,118 - - -
Uses: Insecticide, Herbicide
DDVP (187)
Organophosphorus Yes 171.1 - - -
Uses: Insecticide, Breakdown product, Impurity
Ortho-benzyl-para-chlorophenol (522)
Chlorinated phenol Yes 103.2 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide, Fungicide
Piperonyl butoxide (486)
Unclassified Not Listed 95.0 - - -
Uses: Insecticide, Synergist
Thiram (589)
Dithiocarbamate Yes 94.8 - - -
Uses: Fungicide
Ortho-phenylphenol (448)
Phenol Yes 82.0 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide
Copper hydroxide (151)
Inorganic-Copper Not Listed 79.7 - - -
Uses: Fungicide, Microbiocide, Nematicide
Sodium hypochlorite (539)
Inorganic Yes 78.7 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide, Water Treatment, Nematicide
Cypermethrin (2171)
Pyrethroid Not Listed 64.1 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Formic acid (3208)
Unclassified Not Listed 24.7 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Piperonyl butoxide, technical, other related (90486)
Unclassified Not Listed 22.3 - - -
Uses: Synergist
Para-tert-amylphenol (900)
Phenol Yes 20.2 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide
N-octyl bicycloheptene dicarboximide (396)
Dicarboximide Not Listed 19.9 - - -
Uses: Synergist
Tris (hydroxymethyl) nitromethane (1105)
Not Listed 17.3 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide
Chlorpyrifos (253)
Organophosphorus Yes 15.0 - - -
Uses: Insecticide, Nematicide
Pyrethrins (510)
Botanical Yes 14.2 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Isopropyl alcohol (342)
Alcohol/Ether Not Listed 14.1 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide, Solvent
Glyphosate, isopropylamine salt (1855)
Phosphonoglycine Not Listed 12.0 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Imazalil (2084)
Azole Yes 10.7 - - -
Uses: Fungicide
DDVP, other related (90187)
Organophosphorus Yes 4.96 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Dodecyl guanidine hydrochloride (1047)
Guanidine Not Listed 4.34 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide
Cyfluthrin (2223, 3956)
Pyrethroid Not Listed 4.10 - - -
Note! Data for Cyfluthrin summarizes data from 2 or more chem codes and may not agree with DPR summaries which total data for each chem code.
Uses: Insecticide
Paraquat dichloride (1601)
Bipyridylium Yes 4.04 - - -
Uses: Herbicide
Mefenoxam (4011)
Xylylalanine Yes 2.99 - - -
Uses: Fungicide
Streptomycin sulfate (3834)
Antibiotic Yes 2.91 - - -
Uses: Fungicide
Alkyl (67%C12, 25%C14, 7%C16, 1%C8,C10,C18) dimethylbenzyl ammonium chloride (1853)
Quaternary Ammonium Compound Not Listed 2.77 - - -
Uses: Algaecide, Microbiocide
Formaldehyde (295)
Unclassified Yes 2.05 - - -
Uses: Microbiocide
Fipronil (3995)
Pyrazole Not Listed 1.24 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Deltamethrin (3010)
Pyrethroid Not Listed 1.24 - - -
Uses: Insecticide
Esfenvalerate (2321)
Pyrethroid Not Listed 0.89 - - -
Uses: Insecticide

Regional Use for All Chemicals on Other Fumigation in 2012

Region
(County Code)
Gross
Pounds
Application
Rate
pounds per acre treated
Acres Planted
where all or part
has been sprayed
Acres Treated Application
Count
California (00)
568,603 25.0 1.00 3.00 3,017
Kern (15)
255,656 - - - 120
Los Angeles (19)
63,218 - - - 109
Madera (20)
44,557 - - - 34
Stanislaus (50)
42,770 - - - 158
Sonoma (49)
22,466 - - - 764
San Joaquin (39)
19,544 - - - 79
Fresno (10)
17,988 - - - 188
Napa (28)
17,383 - - - 686
Merced (24)
13,569 - - - 63
Alameda (01)
9,364 - - - 85
Sutter (51)
8,914 - - - 35
Santa Barbara (42)
8,051 - - - 73
Kings (16)
7,649 - - - 6
Riverside (33)
6,725 - - - 13
San Benito (35)
5,781 - - - 21
Tehama (52)
5,406 - - - 18
Yolo (57)
4,186 - - - 109
Monterey (27)
4,146 - - - 103
Mendocino (23)
2,931 - - - 74
Solano (48)
2,215 - - - 7
Tulare (54)
1,722 48.0 1.00 1.00 12
San Luis Obispo (40)
1,450 - - - 81
Santa Cruz (44)
583.0 - - - 21
Ventura (56)
577.3 - - - 11
San Bernardino (36)
576.3 - - - 58
San Mateo (41)
497.8 - - - 2
Lake (17)
285.8 13.4 - 2.00 21
Glenn (11)
126.8 - - - 4
Colusa (06)
77.2 - - - 4
Amador (03)
60.4 - - - 2
Contra Costa (07)
50.1 - - - 18
San Diego (37)
31.2 - - - 10
Sacramento (34)
15.9 - - - 9
Orange (30)
15.7 - - - 4
El Dorado (09)
8.00 - - - 3
Calaveras (05)
5.45 - - - 10
Santa Clara (43)
0.12 - - - 1
Marin (21)
0.0000 - - - 1
Working with the Information on this Page

* Complete 2001 data for Kern county was never submitted by the Kern County Agricultural Commissioners office. This missing data includes approximately 32,000 records totaling roughly 10 million pounds. An omission of this scale will significantly impact statewide trends.

** The 2005 data for Ventura county is incomplete because not all of the data was available at the time of DPR's release. Missing data includes mostly applications made in November and December. An estimate based on reported use in Ventura County during November and December from 2002 to 2004 suggests that the 2005 total pounds is underreported by approximately 500,000 pounds. The active ingredients most affected are captan and petroleum oil. See the DPR's 2005 PUR report for additional details.

NOTE! See methodology and documentation for California Pesticide Use Reporting for important qualifications on these numbers.

Click on the commodities name links for special caveats on the data for each commodity. For more detailed use information, including data for other years, search our California Pesticide Use database. Original source for all pesticide use data is the California Pesticide Use Report (PUR) dataset, collected and managed by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. Significant processing of the original dataset is required to generate the summary data presented here; see documentation for a full discussion of data handling.

NOTE! Comments on the accuracy of Acres Planted reflect PAN's analysis of acreage data from the California Agricultural Statistics Service (CASS) and Department of Pesticide Regulation Pesticide Use Reporting data. The method used to assess acreage accuracy is described in the documentation. Accuracy was evaluated for aggregate, statewide California acreage, but not for smaller regions (e.g., counties). See CASS acreage estimates for additional information.

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Definitions
  • Acres Planted is the planted acreage of the crop in the selected region where the selected chemical was applied. This figure may not be the total acreage of the selected crop. To obtain the total planted acreage for a crop or county, see the crop and county pages available from the Pesticide Use Search Page. See documentation for important distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Acres Treated is the acreage of the crop actually treated with the pesticide. Gross Pounds applied divided by Acres Treated is the application rate of the pesticide. The difference between Acres Planted and Acres Treated is best explained through an example:If a farmer has a 100-acre field and sprays 50 acres, then the Acres Planted will be 100 and the Acres Treated will be 50. If a farmer sprays 50 of their 100 acres three times, then the Acres Planted will remain at 100 acres, but now the value of Acres Treated will be 150. This figure may not be the total acreage of the selected crop. See documentation for further distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Application Count indicates the number of times this chemical was applied.
  • Application Rate indicates the total pounds applied to acreage divided by the total treated acres. Only pounds applied to acreage are used to calculate the application rate. This excludes pesticides used to fumigate stored commodities or other non-cropland applications. See documentation for important distinctions between acres treated and acres planted.
  • Chemical Class indicates the chemical classification of this chemical.
  • Chemical Code is the California Department of Pesticide Regulation code number assigned as an identifier for each chemical.
  • Chemical Uses indicates the major uses for this chemical, with the most common use listed first.
  • County Code is a code number that various California State agencies use to identify each California county. There are 58 total counties.
  • Field Count is the number of fields where this chemical was applied.
  • Gross Pounds indicates the total pounds used, including both pounds used on acreage and pounds used in other applications such as commodity fumigation.
  • PAN Bad Actor indicates whether this chemical belongs to the group of most toxic pesticides or not. See link for a full definition of this term.