Talk:Parathion

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Wiki-linking incorrect -- or at least incomplete and misleading[edit]

The "history" section of this article discusses "parathion" (which is parathion-ETHYL) and its various names, including E605, but does not make the logical continuation to parathion-methyl (ME605). Yet entering "parathion-methyl" as a search criterion (in the usual wiki way) will result in a user landing on this page (and only this page). There is no disambiguation or intermediate step, you just end up at "parathion". This is absolutely misleading.

This is a clear error and, with this weakness, wikipedia and this article look rather poor, indeed. It should be corrected! (but I don't know how to correct the link)

Jtnet (talk) 11:51, 15 January 2008 (UTC)

I added a small section to the article, though this is not really a great solution. Jtnet (talk) 13:49, 15 January 2008 (UTC)

Removing parts of the body[edit]

In the section about "protection against poisoning", the sentence: "If an area of the body is contaminated with parathion, if possible, it should be removed immediately." Does this mean remove the part of the body, or remove the parathion? Unclear. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 65.196.126.11 (talk) 19:25, 30 March 2008 (UTC)

Source of interest[edit]

Consumption of a High-Fat Diet in Adulthood Ameliorates the Effects of Neonatal Parathion Exposure on Acetylcholine Systems in Rat Brain Regions Theodore A. Slotkin, T. Leon Lassiter, Ian T. Ryde, Nicola Wrench, Edward D. Levin and Frederic J. Seidler   — C M B J   05:22, 11 November 2012 (UTC)