Gateway on Pesticide Hazards and Safe Pest Management
Beyond Pesticides has created a new database tool that is intended to provide decision and policy makers, practitioners and activists with easier access to current and historical information on pesticide hazards and safe pest management, drawing on and linking to numerous sources and organizations that include information related to pesticide science, policy and activism.
The toxicological and environmental information presented in the Gateway for each chemical is sourced from a wide variety of U.S. and international resources and databases including information from U.S. regulatory documents, the National Institutes of Health, National Toxicology Program, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), California's Proposition 65 list, University Extension Services, the European Union and others, including peer-reviewed scientific studies.
How to use the Gateway
the Gateway lists over 250 pesticides and contains the following information:
Health and Environmental effects:
Additional Information: Includes the chemical's U.S. EPA registration status and supporting registration documents, as well as other factsheets and key studies.
We look forward to hearing from you and working with you to ensure that the Gateway contributes to increased effectiveness in moving to the adoption of pest management policies and practices that better protect health and the environment. If you have reports, factsheets, databases, articles, commentary that you think should be made available through the Gateway, please send them to email@example.com.