Additional Resources

The following resources offer science-based information of various types on pesticides.

  • National Pesticide Information Center
    NPIC provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use. NPIC is a cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

    a source of objective, science-based information about pesticides - written for the non-expert

  • Toxicology Literature
    Description of 3 major databases serving primary toxicological literature.

  • Agricultural Health Study
    An academic and government sponsored study to investigate the effects of environmental, occupational, dietary, and genetic factors on the health of the agricultural population.

  • Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisonings
    This EPA manual describes signs and symptoms of acute toxicity by class of pesticide, and provides treatment regimens

  • Mosquito Repellent Information
    Recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control

  • NLM's Toxicology Tutor - Intended as an aid for researchers using the National Library of Medicine's chemical and toxicological databases:
    • Toxicology Tutor I-- basic principles of toxicology
    • Toxicology Tutor II-- toxicokinetics
    • Toxicology Tutor III-- cellular effects and biochemistry.