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Table 8
Quantities of Most Commonly Used Conventional Pesticides in U.S. Agricultural Crop Production
(Approximate Quantities in 1995 and with Earlier Years)
   
Earlier Years
1995
1993
1987
Pesticide Type Rank Mil lbs of a.i Rank Mil lbs of a.i Rank Mil lbs of a.i
Atrazine
1
68 - 73
1
70 - 75
1
71 - 76
Metolachlor
2
59 - 64
2
60 - 65
3
45 - 50
Metam Sodium
3
49 - 54
8
25 - 30
15
5 - 8
Methyl Bromide
4
39 - 46
3
49 - 57
---
NA
Dichloropropene
5
38 - 43
6
30 - 35
4
30 - 35
2,4-D
6
31 - 36
7
25 - 30
5
29 - 33
Glyphosate
7
25 - 30
11
15 - 20
17
6 - 8
Cyanazine
8
24 - 29
5
30 - 35
7
21 - 25
Pendimethalin
9
23 - 28
10
20 - 25
10
10 - 13
Trifluralin
10
23 - 28
9
20 - 25
6
20 - 25
Acetochlor
11
22 - 27
---
0
---
0
Alachlor
12
19 - 24
4
45 - 50
2
55 - 60
EPTC
13
9 - 13
12
10 - 15
8
17 - 21
Chlorpyrifos
14
9 - 13
13
10 - 15
14
6 - 9
Chlorothalonil
15
8 - 12
14
10 - 15
19
5 - 7
Copper Hydroxide
16
7 - 11
20
4 - 7
40
1 - 2
Propanil
17
6 - 10
15
7 - 12
13
7 - 10
Dicamba
18
6 - 10
16
6 - 10
23
4 - 6
Terbufos
19
6 - 9
17
5 - 8
11
8 - 10
Mancozeb
20
6 - 9
19
4 - 7
21
4 - 6
Fluometuron
21
5 - 9
---
NA
---
NA
MSMA
22
4 - 8
---
NA
---
NA
Bentazone
23
4 - 8
18
4 - 7
15
6 - 9
Parathion
24
4 - 7
21
4 - 7
12
8 - 10
Sodium Chlorate
25
4 - 6
---
NA
20
5 - 7

Source: EPA estimates based on proprietary data.
Note: List is limited to conventional pesticides. Does not include sulfur usage (79-89 mil. lbs. in 1995) and petroleum oil/distillates usage (50-57 mil. lbs. in 1995).

Table 9
Quantities of Pesticides Most Commonly Used in
Non-Agricultural Sectors of U.S.
(Approximate Quantities, 1994 / 1995)
Home and Garden Market (1)
Pesticide Millions of Pounds
1. 2,4-D
7 - 9
2. Glyphosate
5 - 7
3. Dicamba
3 - 5
4. MCPP
3 - 5
5. Diazinon
2 - 4
6. Chlorpyrifos
2 - 4
7. Carbaryl
1 - 3
8. Benefin
1 - 3
9. Dacthal
1 - 3
Industrial / Commercial / Government (2)
Pesticide Millions of Pounds
1. 2,4-D
10 - 13
2. Chlorpyrifos
9 - 13
3. Glyphosate
8 - 11
4. Methyl Bromide
6 - 8
5. Copper Sulfate
5 - 7
6. MSMA
3 - 4
7. Diazinon
3 - 4
8. Diuron
2 - 4
9. Malathion
2 - 3

Source: EPA estimates based on a variety of sources.
(1) Does not include moth control: Paradichlorobenzene (30-35 mil. lbs./yr.) and naphthaline (2-4 mil. lbs./yr.). Also does not include insect repellent: N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (5-7 mil. lbs./yr.)
(2) Does not include usage of sulfur and petroleum/oils.

Table 10
U.S. Conventional Pesticide Usage
Total and Estimated Agricultural Sector Share, 1964-1995
Year
Total U.S.
Agricultural Sector
Non-Agricultural
Sectors
Mil lbs of a.i.
% Change
Mil lbs of a.i. % of total U.S.
% Change
Mil lbs of a.i
% Change
1964
647
-
366
57%
-
281
-
1965
683
5.6%
396
58%
8.2%
287
2.1%
1966
705
3.20%
414
59%
4.50%
291
1.40%
1967
728
3.30%
429
59%
3.60%
299
2.70%
1968
757
4.00%
457
60%
6.50%
300
0.30%
1969
792
4.60%
491
62%
7.40%
301
0.30%
1970
798
0.80%
499
63%
1.60%
299
-0.70%
1971
865
8.40%
528
61%
5.80%
337
12.70%
1972
885
2.30%
575
65%
8.90%
310
-8.00%
1973
926
4.60%
607
66%
5.60%
319
2.90%
1974
1009
9.00%
688
68%
13.30%
321
0.60%
1975
1054
4.50%
729
69%
6.00%
325
1.20%
1976
1069
1.40%
753
70%
3.30%
316
-2.80%
1977
1109
3.70%
794
72%
5.40%
315
-0.30%
1978
1127
1.60%
813
72%
2.40%
314
-0.30%
1979
1144
1.50%
843
74%
3.70%
301
-4.10%
1980
1121
-2.00%
826
74%
-2.00%
295
-2.00%
1981
1123
0.20%
831
74%
0.60%
292
-1.00%
1982
1096
-2.40%
805
73%
-3.10%
291
-0.30%
1983
1040
-5.10%
749
72%
-7.00%
291
0.00%
1984
1085
4.30%
801
74%
6.90%
284
-2.40%
1985
1052
-3.00%
780
74%
-2.60%
272
-4.20%
1986
1025
-2.60%
755
74%
-3.20%
270
-0.70%
1987
917
-10.50%
658
72%
-12.80%
259
-4.10%
1988
954
4.00%
699
73%
6.20%
255
-1.50%
1989
973
2.00%
722
74%
3.30%
251
-1.60%
1990
976
0.30%
728
75%
0.80%
248
-1.20%
1991
955
-2.20%
716
75%
-1.60%
239
-3.60%
1992
967
1.30%
735
76%
2.70%
232
-2.90%
1993
929
-3.90%
706
76%
-3.90%
223
-3.90%
1994
999
7.50%
786
79%
11.30%
213
-4.50%
1995
973
-2.60%
771
79%
-1.90%
202
-5.20%

Note:Conventional pesticides only, excluding sulfur, petroleum oil, wood preservatives, biocides, etc.
Source: EPA Estimates.

Figure 10a
U.S. Conventional Pesticide Usage
Agricultural and Non-Agricultural Sector Share, 1964-1995
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Pounds by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 10)

Figure 10b
U.S. Conventional Pesticide Usage
Agricultural Sector Share, 1964-1995
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Pounds by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 10)

Figure 10c
U.S. Conventional Pesticide Usage
Non-Agricultural Sector Share, 1964-1995
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Pounds by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 10)
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