Agricultural water contamination services

OC pesticides

  • 20 + OC pesticides
  • Organochlorine pesticides
    are chlorinated
    hydrocarbons used
    extensively from 1 9 4 0’s
    in agriculture, mosquito
    control and in industry
    across the world.
  • Representative compound
    are DDT, Dieldrin,
    Chlordane etc…

OP pesticides

  • 50 + OP pesticides
  • Organophosphate
    pesticides developed in
    Germany in 1 9 4 0’s and
    became important defence
    against pests due to their
    high toxicity and make up
    about 50% of chemical
  • Representative compound
    are Parathion, Diazinon,
    Chlorpyrifos etc…

Herbicides & Fungicides

  • 30 + Herbicides &
  • Herbicides are use to kill or
    curtail plant growth and
    they have either selective
    or non-selective mode of
    action, while to Fungicides
    are used to control fungi
    and they are either
    protectants or eradicants.
  • Representative compound
    are Cyanazine, Trifluralin

Heavy metals

  • 8 heavy metals namely
    Arsenic, Cadmium,
    Mercury, Lead, Chromium,
    Copper, Nickel and Zinc
  • Heavy metals are found
    naturally in the earth and
    cannot be degraded or
  • They are toxic in nature and
    can enter plant, animal,
    and human tissues through
    inhalation, diet, and
    manual handling.

Synthetic pyrethroids

  • 1 0 Synthetic pyrethroids
  • Synthetic pyrethroids are
    pesticides derived from
    naturally occurring
    pyrethrins to control pest
    insects and also used with
    other chemicals such as
    synergists to increase
    potency and persistence in
  • Representative compound
    are Bifenthrin, Cyfluthrin,
    Fenvalerate etc…


  • Glyphosate, AMPA and
  • Glyphosate is a herbicide
    used to control a wide variety
    of leafy weeds by inhibiting
    the activity of a plant-based
    enzyme which is not found in
  • Glyphosate residue can
    be found in our food supply
    — on produce, in meat, and in
    packaged foods.


  • Aroclor 1016, 1242, 1248,
    1254, 1260
  • PCB’s are organochlorine
    compounds which may enter
    in the air, water and soil from
    manufacturing, spillage and
    improper disposal. They might
    be taken up by organisms and
    (bio)accumulate in fish and
  • General public may be
    exposed to PCB’s from
    soil/dust, air, water, or as
    residues in foods.


  • Insecticides are pesticides
    that are formulated to kill,
    harm, repel or mitigate one
    or more species of insect
    and plays a vital role in
    integrated pest
    management plan.
  • lnsecticides tend to be
    more toxic to humans than

Interpretation of test results and recommendation by agronomist