Pesticide and Child Health Resources for the Pediatrician

Management of Acute Pesticide Poisoning
Recognition and Management of Pesticide PoisoningsPrint: fifth (1999) is available in Spanish, English
(6th edition available 2013)
Regional Poison Control Centers1-800-222-1222
Chronic Exposure Information/Specialty Consultation
The National Pesticide Medical Monitoring Program (NPMMP)Cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the
NPMMP provides informational assistance by e-mail in the assessment of human exposure to pesticidesor by fax at 541-737-9047
Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs)Coordinated by the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics to provide regional academically based free consultation for health care providers
Toll-free telephone number 888-347-AOEC (2632)
Resources for Safer Approaches to Pest Control
EPAConsumer information documents pdf
Citizens Guide to Pest Control and Pesticide Safety• Household pest control
• Alternatives to chemical pesticides
• How to choose pesticides
• How to use, store, and dispose of them safely
• How to prevent pesticide poisoning
• How to choose a pest-control company
Controlling pestsRecommended safest approaches and examples of programs
The University of California Integrative Pest Management ProgramInformation on IPM approaches for common home and garden pests
Other Resources
National research programs addressing children’s health and pesticidesNIEHS/EPA Centers for Children's Environmental Health & Disease Prevention
The National Children’s
EPAPesticide product htm#projects
The National Library of Medicine “Tox Town”Section on pesticides that includes a comprehensive and well-organized list of Web link resources on pesticides
  • NIEHS, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.