Publisher: Pesticide Education Center
Paperback: 413 pages
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Booknews, Inc. , 11/01/95
An important book on the hazards of home use pesticides, filled with hard-to-obtain information explained for general readers. After outlining the dangers of pesticide exposure and discussing pesticide labels and regulations, details acute and chronic effects of pesticides, indoor and outdoor use chemicals, pesticides used on pets and humans, and commercial pesticides, with tables of brand name products listing ingredients and toxicity. Includes suggestions for less toxic and nontoxic alternatives, plus many appendices. Available from the Pesticide Education Center, P.O. Box 420870, San Francisco, CA 94142-0870. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Midwest Book Review
What pesticides are linked to cancer, what is the alternative to their use, and how can individuals and homeowners understand the dangers and protect themselves and their families? From brand name pesticide dangers in and outside the home to active ingredients in each, this packs in statistics and data.