National Pesticide Information Line

National Pesticide Information Line - National Pesticide Information LineAs spring gets into full swing in southern Ohio, you may want to consider utilizing the resource below:

The National Pesticide Information Center located at Oregon State University offers a toll-free number staffed by knowledgeable specialists seven days/week from 9:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. NPIC has real-time access to current, in-depth information for a national audience.

No matter where you’re using pesticide products—home, yard, or garden—you need to take the proper precautions and necessary actions to keep your kids, family, pets, and others safe.

When you call NPIC, you’ll talk with real live specialists who can answer your questions and translate all the scientific lingo about pesticides into information that helps you make informed decisions.

Our “user-friendly” scientists will help you:
  • Understand the technical/chemical information on the labels
  • Assess toxicity and risks
  • Explore possible alternatives
  • Learn about safe-use practices Identify the signs of pesticide poisoning
  • Obtain general information on pesticide regulations

You can call the information center at 1-800-858-7378 or visit online at www.npic.orst.edu
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