2015: Croydon Main Drain (Victoria). Pesticides: Bifenthrin, DEET, Diuron, Fenamiphos, Permethrin

Potentially toxic concentrations of synthetic pyrethroids associated with low density residential land use

Supplementary Material

Stephen Marshall*, David Sharley, Katherine Jeppe, Simon Sharp, Gavin Rose, Vincent Pettigrove


Croydon Main Drain at footbridge near 4 Jesmond Rd; Croydon


Feb/April 2015: Bifenthrin 65.2ug/kg, DEET 6ug/kg, Diuron 17ug/kg, Fenamiphos 47.2ug/kg, Permethrin 16ug/kg

also see: https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/the-common-insecticide-poisoning-our-rivers-and-wetlands