versão impressa ISSN 1813-5363
PACO S., Gloria; MORALES V., Mercedes e MALLEA A., Arturo. Identificación de principios activos en productos comercializados como insecticidas y rodenticidas mediante cromatografía de gases acoplado a un espectrómetro de masas. BIOFARBO [online]. 2007, vol.15, n.1, pp. 13-19. ISSN 1813-5363.
Pesticides were offered in the market of Bolivia which will use as: gardening, agricultural cultivation, rodent control; as insecticides and raticides. They are labeled as: DDT, Bin Laden, Gamezan, Malation, Neocid 50%, Folidol, Baygon, Matarapido, Racumin, Zelio, El zorro, Campeon y El Demoledor. Although their chemical composition is not the same of the formulation and not exist in the classification established for World Organization of the Health, is important identify these substances. Was identified of these substances by gas chromatography coupled to a mass spectrometer (CG-MS). Was analyzed three samples of each commercial product (thirteen commercial products). Was identified the following pesticides: insecticide organochlorines (lindane, endosulfan), organophosphorus (malathion, chlorpyrifos), carbamates (aldicarb) and an insect growth regulator (metoprene), that pesticides were not the same of the labeled product.
Palavras-chave : Pesticides; Organophosphorus; Organochlorines; Carbamates; Insecticides; Herbicides; Raticides; Gas Chromatograph; Mass Spectrometer.