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Pesticide Incident Resource List

The following is a list of contacts and resources prepared by the New Jersey Pesticide Control Program. It is intended for use by public health officials, medical examiners and other government officials, and the general public in the event of a pesticide poisoning incident.


New Jersey Pesticide Control Program (NJPCP)

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Pesticide Control Program, is the regulatory agency concerning pesticide registration and use.

Pesticide Misapplication


New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES)

Non-profit organization providing services to New Jersey. Suspected pesticide exposures or poisonings should be referred to this number first. NJPIES is New Jersey's regional drug and poison information program. Located at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark.

1-800-222-1222


National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)

Partially funded by EPA and maintained at Oregon State University. Besides providing a wealth of pesticide information on subjects such as pesticide products, poisonings, toxicology and environmental chemistry, this organization has a toxicologist on staff.

1-800-858-7378


Northeast Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NEC)

Funded by NIOSH and private foundations. NEC provides information services to health professionals, community organizations, libraries, business and rural citizens seeking to improve health and safety in agriculture and other rural-based occupations. The phone number given is for the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health, a branch of NEC.

607-547-6023


Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI)

Jointly sponsored by the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Rutgers University. EOHSI sponsors research, education and service programs in the areas of environmental health, toxicology, occupational health, exposure assessment and public policy.

732-445-0123

 

 
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