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Children and pesticides

Children and pesticides

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Published by The Office in Washington, D.C. (P.O. Box 37050, Washington 20013) .
Written in English

  • Pesticides -- Toxicology -- United States,
  • Pesticides -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Children -- Health risk assessment -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew approach to considering risk is partly in place.
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17603230M

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There is no single, comprehensive data source, derived from actual sampling, on pesticide usage for all crops and all chemicals.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Economic Research Service (ERS) conducted national surveys of pesticide use in, and ; smaller areas and fewer crops have been included in successive surveys.