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Pesticide Information

MDCH's Pesticide Illness and Injury Surveillance Program gathers reports of pesticide exposures that result in acute illnesses and injuries and provides Michigan citizens with reliable information to understand and safely use pesticides.  Occupational disease reporting procedures and forms are at http://www.oem.msu.edu/ReportForm.aspx.

Resources
Pesticide Information Resources provides over 150 links to websites containing general homeowner information on pesticides; children and pesticides; mosquitoes and other pests; lawn and garden care; alternatives to chemical pesticides; and other topics.

Home Pesticide and Disinfectant Fact Sheet
Pool Chemical Safety Fact Sheet
Zinc Phosphide Fact Sheet - Information for Pet Owners
2010 Occupational Pesticide Illness and Injury Fact Sheet 
Bed Bug Pesticide Health Advisory   

Brochures
Michigan Occupational Pesticide Illness and Injury Brochure - English 
Michigan Occupational Pesticide Illness and Injury Brochure - Spanish
What You Need to Know About Pesticides and Your Health 

Reports
Annual reports summarizing pesticide poisoning surveillance data, with case narratives, are available.
2012 Report
2011 Report
 
2010 Report
2009 Report 
2008 Report 
2007 Report 
2006 Report 
2005 Report 
2004 Report 
2001-2003 Report 
 
 
What should you do if you've become sick due to a pesticide exposure?
If you have recently been exposed to a pesticide and are experiencing symptoms, contact Poison Control at 1-800-222-1222 or call your physician.

To report a misuse of pesticides, contact the Michigan Department of Agriculture (MDA) at 1-800-292-3939.

For more information, contact the Pesticide Surveillance Coordinator at 1-800-MI-TOXIC (1-800-648-6942) or schwartza@michigan.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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