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Pesticide Quick FAQs

NPIC provides short, quick answers to frequent pesticide questions. Call 1-800-858-7378 for more information.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University

Pesticides - EPA Customer Service and FAQs

Find answers to the most common questions about pesticides, or e-mail a question to the EPA customer care team.

Review Date: February 12, 2013

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

About Pesticides

Learnn about common kinds of pesticides and their function.

Review Date: March 26, 2013

Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bed Bug Information

This article describes how to identify and treat bed bug infestations. Information on hiring pest management professionals is included as well.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Bed Bug Product Search Tool

Use this tool to find an EPA-registered bed bug product to treat bed bug infestations.

Review Date: February 04, 2013

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Environmental Health Videos

Watch these brief on-line health videos to learn about how your environment directly effects your health.

Review Date: October 13, 2012

NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences - NIEHS

EPA Mobile Applications

Find links to mobile apps on environmental health issues, including: air quality, Energy Star rebates, insect repellants, UV radiation levels, waste reduction, recycling, and more.

Review Date: January 11, 2013

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

How Can I Minimize My Exposure to Pesticides?- (PDF)

Try these 10 easy steps to reduce your exposure to pesticides.

Review Date: March 30, 2011

Lymphoma Foundation of America

Methods of Mosquito Control

Controlling mosquitoes, and exposure to diseases they may carry, can be done by chemical and non-chemical methods. Your first line of defense begins at home.

Review Date: January 14, 2013

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Pest Control Information

Pests are unwanted plants, animals, insects, germs or other organisms that interfere with human activity. Learn how identify, understand, and control pests.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University

PestiByte Podcasts

Listen to NPIC specialists discuss common pesticide questions from people like you.

Review Date: January 27, 2012

National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University

Pesticide Emergency Resources

Call 911 or these emergency resources for help with human and pet poisoning, spills and contamination, and wildlife poisoning or environmental incidents.

Review Date: December 07, 2012

National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University

Pesticide Fact Sheets

Find answers to questions commonly asked about pesticides and pesticide related topics.

Review Date: January 20, 2012

National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University

Pesticide Safety Tips

Pesticides can dangerous when used carelessly or not stored properly. Find tips for safer pest control.

Review Date: October 19, 2011

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Poison-proof Your Home: One Room at a Time Checklist

This checklist provides a list of activities and action steps that can help parents and caregivers identify sources of pesticide and other household product dangers at home.

Review Date: October 12, 2011

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Save Our Species Coloring Book

When people use pesticides to kill insects and other pests, they can also endanger the lives of plants and animals. Use this coloring book to learn about 21 endangered and threatened plants and animals.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Ten Tips to Protect Children from Chemical and Lead Poisoning

Follow these simple steps to protect your children from environmental hazards around the home.

Review Date: December 11, 2012

Office of Pesticide Programs, OCSPP, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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