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by Josh Vincent — last modified Sep 23, 2010 03:18 PM

Pesticide Information

Beyond Pesticides Gateway on Pesticide Hazards

The Gateway is a 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.


EXTOXNET is a pesticide information project of the Cooperative Extension Offices of Cornell University, Michigan State University, Oregon State University, and University of California at Davis. It offers a wealth of science-based information written for the non-expert on the toxicology and behavior of more than 100 commonly used pesticides.


IPMopedia offers free and up-to-date integrated pest management advice direct from green gardening experts. Whether you need to identify and eliminate a troublesome pest, find the perfect plant species for a new project, or brush up on the latest planning and design tips, IPMopedia has the tools and information to help you stay green, healthy, and informed.

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)

NPIC provides information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use. NPIC is a cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Pesticide Action Network (PAN) Pesticide Database

PAN brings together a diverse array of information on pesticides from many different sources, providing human toxicity (chronic and acute), ecotoxicity and regulatory information for about 6,400 pesticide active ingredients and their transformation products, as well as adjuvants and solvents used in pesticide products.

Sustainable Places Information Network

A social network and blog for professionals focused on developing ideas and tools to help foster successful, ecologically-based IPM strategies in urban environments.


Toxipedia is a free toxicology encyclopedia offering articles and resources about toxic chemicals (such as pesticides and endocrine disruptors), health conditions, ethical considerations, the history of toxicology, laws and regulation, and more.

Other Organizations

Beyond Toxics

California Certified Organic Farmers

Friends of Family Farmers

Healthy Bees Healthy Gardens

Oregon Environmental Council

Oregon Sustainable Beekeepers

Oregon Tilth

Organic Materials Review Institute

Washington Toxics Coalition