Wednesday, December 5, 2012

New Resources from NPIC - NPDES Simplified, DEET and WPS Medical Case Study, WPS State Contacts, & Is It Safe Answers

The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) has new resources!

Our latest app for mobile devices: Pesticide and Local Resources (PALS) It contains phone numbers and websites for over 3500 County-level Extension offices, almost 1000 vector control agencies/contacts, resources for household hazardous waste disposal, worker safety, incident reporting, and more. Bookmark this site on your tablet(s) and smart phone(s).

New fact sheet:
Is it Safe? Tips for Talking About Pesticide Risk with the Public

New PestiByte Podcast:
Slug baits with Iron Phosphate - A veterinarian gives pet owners some important information

New web pages:
Pesticide Applicator Resources:
Contacts for Pesticide Workers:
Regulation of Pesticides Applied to US Waters:
Pesticide General Permit:

NPIC Medical Case Profiles are now available in html:

Follow us on Twitter @NPICatOSU, and like our Facebook page to get timely updates about pesticide safety in the yard and garden:

Subscribe to NPIC's RSS feed to receive the latest science-based tips about reducing the risk of pesticide exposure.

To browse our collections, please visit our website:
Pesticide fact sheets - Common Pesticide Questions - PestiByte podcasts -

If you have any questions, please contact us at 800-858-7378, Monday - Friday from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Pacific Time.

National Pesticide Information Center
Oregon State University
Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology
(800) 858-7378

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