Following is a list of freeware that provides information on pesticides and related issues. Before you access any software or apps, please read our disclaimer and permissions page if you haven't already done so.

ARS Pesticide Properties Database
By US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. A database of chemical and physical properties of 334 widely used pesticides. Information included in the database focuses on 16 of the most important properties that affect pesticide transport and degradation characteristics.

Become an IPM Super Sleuth!
By IPM Institute of North America, Inc.. Learn about Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for homes and gardens! Everyone can learn to reduce pest and pesticide risks.

Envirofacts Warehouse
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Allows you to retrieve environmental information from EPA databases on Superfund sites, drinking water, toxic and air releases, hazardous waste and Biennial Reporting System data, water discharge permits, and grants information. Use online queries to retrieve data or generate maps of environmental information by choosing from several mapping applications available through EPA's Maps On Demand.

EXTOXNET - The EXtension TOXicology NETwork
By University of California-Davis, Oregon State University, Michigan State University, Cornell University, and the University of Idaho. Various types of pesticide toxicology and environmental chemistry information.

FIFRA Section 18 Database
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs. A database providing information about current and recent actions under Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. Section 18 of FIFRA authorizes the U.S. EPA to allow states to use a pesticide for an unregistered use for a limited time if it is determined that emergency conditions exist.

National Totals of Pesticide Use
By US Geological Survey, National Water Quality Assessment. National totals of pesticide use (pounds applied and acres treated) by crop and compound.

PAN Pesticides Database
By Pesticide Action Network North America. An online database of toxicity and regulatory information related to pesticides. Offers an impressive array of search options. Visitors can generate country-specific lists of regulated pesticides; search the database by product name, chemical, or chemical constituent (by CAS number); create lists of pesticides by chemical property (e.g., solubility), aquatic toxicity, carcinogenicity, the type of crop the pesticide is registered to treat, the least toxic alternatives for a particular use, and much more.

Pesticide Annual Use Maps
By US Geological Survey, National Water Quality Assessment. Pesticide use maps show regional scale patterns in use intensity within the United States. The maps are based on state-level estimates of pesticide use rates for individual crops.

Pesticide Data Submitters List
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs. A compilation of names and addresses of registrants who wish to be notified and offered compensation for use of their data.

Pesticide Fact Sheets (NPTN)
By National Pesticide Telecommunications Network (NPTN). These fact sheets are designed to answer questions that are commonly asked by the general public about pesticides and pesticide related subjects.

Pesticide Information Profiles (PIPs)
By EXTOXNET. Provides specific pesticide information relating to health and environmental effects.

Pesticide Poisoning Diagnostic Tool
By Pesticide Action Network North America. An online resource to help physicians identify and report pesticide-related illnesses. Visitors select from an extensive list of symptoms and the Tool generates a list of pesticides which are consistent with those symptoms, as well as information on any other symptoms that may be associated with poisoning by that pesticide. Once a case of pesticide poisoning has been confirmed by the physician, the Tool provides information on how to report the incident to the appropriate authorities. Reporting information is currently available for the US only, organized by state.

Pesticide Product Information System (PPIS)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs. Contains information concerning all pesticide products registered in the United States. It includes registrant name and address, chemical ingredients, toxicity category, product names, distributor brand names, site/pest uses, pesticidal type, formulation code, and registration status.

Pesticide Product Label System (PPLS)
By US Environmental Protection Agency. The Pesticide Product Label System is a collection of images, in multi-page TIFF format, of pesticide labels which have been approved by the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) under Section 3 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act. The collection contains the initially approved label for pesticide products registered under FIFRA Section 3 as well as subsequent versions of labels which have changed via amendment or notification.

Pesticide Residue Limits on Food
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Learn what the pesticide residue limits are for your favorite foods. Search by crop or by chemical.

Pesticide Resource Library Case Studies
By National Environmental Education Foundation. Case studies of pesticide poisoning.

Pesticides in Surface and Ground Water of the United States
By US Geological Survey, National Water Quality Assessment. Tables of the final results from the first cycle of NAWQA water-quality data collection during 1992-1996 include analyses of 76 pesticides and 7 selected pesticide degradation products in about 8,200 samples of ground water and surface water in 20 of the nation's major hydrologic basins.

Pesticides Product Database Query
By Purdue Research Foundation. Information on registered pesticide products by state. The data include: product number and name, company number and name, active ingredient, site of application, and pest to be controlled.

Pesticides Restricted Use Products (RUP) Report (ASCII Text format)
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs. The Restricted Use Products Report is a compilation of both active and cancelled pesticide products classified as "Restricted Use". The "Restricted Use" classification restricts a product, or its uses, to use by a certificated pesticide applicator or under the direct supervision of a certified applicator.

Search the EPA Internet
By US Environmental Protection Agency. Search the US Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) web site.

Toxicology Information Briefs (TIBs)
By EXTOXNET. Short descriptions of a variety of issues that pertain to pesticides such as health and environmental effects.

USDA Photography Services
By US Department of Agriculture. View or download more than 20,000 images. Photo tags include beef, conservation, food safety, forestry, farms, and many more.

USEPA/OPP Chemical Ingredients Database Query
By Purdue Research Foundation. Pesticide chemical ingredient information. Search by name, CAS number, or PC Code.

USEPA/OPP Company Information Database Query
By Purdue Research Foundation. Contains information on pesticide companies.

Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides How to Comply Manual
By US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1. Provides detailed information on who is covered by the Worker Protection Standard and how to meet regulatory requirements. Contains requirements for pesticide safety training, notification of pesticide applications, use of personal protective equipment, restricted entry intervals following pesticide application, decontamination supplies, and emergency medical assistance.

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