Peaches

62 Pesticide Residues Found by the USDA Pesticide Data Program1,2,3

Human Health Effects:

8Known or Probable Carcinogens4
24Suspected Hormone Disruptors
12Neurotoxins
9 Developmental or Reproductive Toxins

Environmental Effects:

20 Honeybee Toxins5

Pesticide Residues Found in Peaches:

What Pesticide? How Often is it Found?6 Conventional vs. Organic Toxicity7 Other Foods with this Pesticide
Fludioxonil 47.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Iprodione 31.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Phosmet 30.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Azinphos methyl 25.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Cyhalothrin, Lambda 22.9% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Spinosad A 19.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Formetanate hydrochloride 19.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Chlorpyrifos 17.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
o-Phenylphenol 16.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Methoxyfenozide 15.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Boscalid 12.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Propiconazole 11.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Esfenvalerate+Fenvalerate Total 10.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Carbaryl 9.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Pyraclostrobin 9.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
1-Naphthol 8.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Captan 7.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Propiconazole II 7.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Spinosad D 7.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Thiabendazole 7.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Propiconazole I 7.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Imidacloprid 6.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Tetrahydrophthalimide (THPI) 5.9% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Cyhalothrin, Total (Cyhalothrin-L + R157836 epimer) 5.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Cyfluthrin 5.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Fenbuconazole 5.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Tebuconazole 4.4% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Esfenvalerate 4.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Myclobutanil 3.9% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Clofentezine 2.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Pyrimethanil 2.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Diazinon 2.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Acetamiprid 1.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Endosulfan sulfate 1.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Endosulfan II 1.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Methamidophos 1.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Methomyl 1.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Permethrin trans 1.3% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Bifenazate 1.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Trifloxystrobin 1.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Azoxystrobin 1.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Endosulfan I 1.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Permethrin cis 1.1% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Diflubenzuron 1.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Imazalil 1.0% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Propargite 0.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Cypermethrin 0.8% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Phosalone 0.7% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Cyprodinil 0.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Famoxadone 0.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Chlorpropham 0.6% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Clothianidin 0.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Dicloran 0.5% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Pyridaben 0.3% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Thiamethoxam 0.3% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Dimethoate 0.3% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Parathion methyl 0.3% Conventional
vs. Organic

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Piperonyl butoxide 0.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Fenamiphos sulfoxide 0.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Pyriproxyfen 0.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Dicofol p,p' 0.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods
Chlorothalonil 0.2% Conventional
vs. Organic

Other Foods


Footnotes

1. Tests for any given food are often conducted in multiple years. In all cases WhatsOnMyFood shows only the most recent test year. The test results for Peaches come from test year 2008.

2. All pesticide residue results on this page and elsewhere on the WhatsOnMyFood website were obtained by the United Stated Department of Agriculture (USDA) Pesticide Data Program (PDP)

3. Punzi, JS, Lamont, M, Haynes, D, Epstein, RL, USDA Pesticide Data Program: Pesticide Residues on Fresh and Processed Fruit and Vegetables, Grains, Meats, Milk, and Drinking Water, Outlooks on Pesticide Management, June, 2005. Available online

4. All toxicological data was either compiled for this site — typically from U.S. EPA reregistration eligibility decisions — or obtained from data compiled for the PesticideInfo website

5. Includes pesticides that are moderately acutely toxic, highly acutely toxic or chronically toxic to honeybees.

6. The percentage found is for all four of the following combinations combined: domestic or imported, and conventional or organic. To see data broken down into each of these combinations separately, click on "Conventional vs. Organic."

7. A pesticide residue may not be listed as carcinogenic, neurotoxic, hormone-disrupting or as a reproductive or developmental toxicant for either of two reasons: (1) it may have been studied for toxicity in one or more of these categories and the weight of the evidence did not support designating it as toxic, or (2) it may not have been studied.

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