There is a wealth of additional information regarding Pesticide Policy Information and Assessment available via the internet. Peruse the links below to find quality resources.
- National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)
NPIC provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use.
- Pesticides and Food (EPA)
Answers questions for the public, such as Does my food contain pesticide residues? Could those pesticides harm me or my family? What does the government do to ensure that pesticides used on food are safe?
- Learn about Chemicals around Your House
An EPA learning site for kids
- Environmental Protection Agency--Pesticides
Pesticide information from the US EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs
- National Organic Program (NOP).
Some pesticides are allowed to be used on crops designated as organic. The NOP is a marketing program housed within the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service. The website covers topics such as Accreditation and Certification, Compliance and Enforcement, and consumer information.
- EPA Pesticide Fact Sheets (EPA)
This collection of fact sheets contains general and chemical-specific information and covers Healthy & Safety, Regulatory Action, and Specific Chemicals.
- Labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
- Material Safety Data Sheets on the Internet
This site provide links to a variety of websites that provide free access to Material Safety Data Sheets
- ARS Pesticide Properties Database
The USDA's Agricultural Research Service's Pesticide Properties Database is a compendium of chemical and physical properties of 334 widely used pesticides. Information included in the database focuses on 16 of the most important properties that affect pesticide transport and degradation characteristics.
- Maryland Department of Agriculture, Pesticide Regulation Section
Pesticide information for professionals and consumers.
- Maryland Pesticide Database (MDA)
Search for Pesticide Registrations, Licensed Dealers, Certified Pesticide Applicators and more. Served by the MD Department of Agriculture