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Island Health is often asked about the safety of pesticides used in homes, gardens or public places.

Pesticide Use and Human Health (PDF) answers some of the most commonly asked questions about pesticide use and human health.

Tips for Reducing Pesticide Exposure in Your Home (HealthLinkBC)

 

Online Resources

Pest Fact Sheets

Health Canada Pest Management Regulatory Agency - Responsible Pesticide Use
General information on pest control measures for common household and garden pests.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Pesticide Fact Sheets
An alphabetical list of pesticide fact sheets.

EXTOXNET - The Extension Toxicology Network - Pesticide Information Profiles
Information on PIPs.