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Subject: USE OF INSECTICIDES IN VII CORPS UNITS  13 FEB 91               

Unit: VII CORPS   

Parent Organization: ARCENT      

Box  ID: BX000232

Folder Title: MISCELLANEOUS HISTORY STUFF WITHOUT A HOME                                                      

Document Number:          2

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    JECT.- Use of Insecticides in VII  Corps Units



 1.  Commanders are reminded that the  LTSC- 0-F unapproved insecticides it-)
 and around troop living areas is strongly discouraged.

 2.  Malathion, parathion, and many locally procured insecticides are
 carbamate or orgahophosphate compounds.   These compounds [..,ill insects
 by the same mechanism that causes human injury from chemical warfare
 nerve agents.  Soldiers who have had enough exposure to 'these
 insecticides may die or put themselves at increased ris@-.. of severe
 ini@try or death after nerve agent exposure.

 3. Unit preventive medicine personnel/field sanitation teams are
 qualified to safely handle and use insecticides.   They should be
 consulted when insecticide use is contemplated.

 4. VII Corps F'OC is CW3 Ginnett, TASS 7720-442.

 FOR THE COMMANDER:





                                 JOHI%L R. LAIQDRY
                                 Brigadier General U.S. Army
                                 Chief of Sta,+-F

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File Room = jun96_declassified
File Cabinet = Week-24
Box ID = BX000232
Unit = VII CORPS
Parent Organization = ARCENT
Folder Title = MISCELLANEOUS HISTORY STUFF WITHOUT A HOME
Folder Seq # = 78
Subject = USE OF INSECTICIDES IN VII CORPS UNITS 13 FEB 9
Document Seq # = 2
Document Date =
Scan Date =
Queued for Declassification = 01-JAN-1980
Short Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Long Term Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Permanent Referral = 01-JAN-1980
Non-Health Related Document = 01-JAN-1980
Declassified = 02-JAN-1997