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School IPM - General

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School IPM - Manuals

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  • IPM for Schools: A How-to Manual - A comprehensive school IPM manual developed by the Bio-Integral Resource Center (BIRC) and written for the U.S. EPA Region 9.
  • New York School IPM Workbook, PDF (1 mb) - Published by Cornell Cooperative Extension Community IPM Program, Cornell University.
  • Illinois School IPM - The Illinois Department of Public Health website has guidance and sample forms for creating an IPM program.

School IPM - Programs

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  • Florida School IPM - A comprehensive Web site developed by the University of Florida. Many resources, including information for school administrators, free downloadable presentations, teaching curricula and links.
  • Pennsylvania School IPM - Pennsylvania State University-based Web site for the state’s School IPM program.
  • Alabama School IPM Website - Auburn university-based Web site for the state’s School IPM program.

IPM - City and County Programs

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  • City of San Francisco IPM Program The City of San Francisco adopted its Integrated Pest Management Ordinance in 1996, and has extensive IPM information online. The site includes a list of reduced-risk pesticides approved for use on City property, a copy of the IPM ordinance, a training manual, and fact sheets on specific urban pests.

IPM - General

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IPM - Tools

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Identifying Pests

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Managing Pests

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  • UCIPM Pest Notes Up-to-date, authoritative fact sheets on a variety of structural and landscape pests from the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UCIPM).

Pesticide Information - General

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  • Look up pesticide label information - On this DPR page you can look up specific pesticide products by product name, manufacturer, U.S. EPA registration number, or PC code (used by U.S. EPA to identify particular chemical ingredients). You can then click to view images of U.S. EPA product labels. The labels are sometimes difficult to read (depending on your web browser), and many labels are not yet available.
  • Compendium of Pesticide Common Names - Find active ingredients associated with pesticide common names. This electronic compendium is intended to provide details of the status of all pesticide common names, together with their systematic chemical names, molecular formulae and Chemical Abstracts Registry Numbers.
  • U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Pesticide Pipeline - NPMT is a collection of three separate but similar pesticide databases that provides information on new and upcoming products and product uses being considered by EPA.

Health & Environmental Impacts of Pesticides

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  • DPR pesticide databases - Look up pesticide products by active ingredient, product name, and other criteria, then select “full report” for a brief summary of toxicity information. Only California-registered products.
  • EXTOXNET global search - Look up many (not all) pesticide active ingredients, and check toxicology information. ”Pesticide Information Profiles“ can be searched or browsed. Produced by a consortium of universities.
  • Cornell-Pesticide Active Ingredient Profiles - These pesticide profiles include the Extoxnet Pesticide Information Profiles as well as information taken from other sources, such as the U.S. EPA and the Federal Register. Pesticides are organized by type of pesticide and active ingredient.
  • How to Read a Material Safety Data Sheet, PDF - University of Maryland Cooperative Extension leaflet.
  • List of inert pesticide ingredients - Up-to-date, alphabetized lists of chemicals falling into the four U.S. EPA categories of inert ingredients.
  • U.S. EPA Pesticide Data Sources - Shows sources of U.S. EPA and other pesticide data. Some databases not user-friendly.
  • Proposition 65 list - The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 requires that the Governor or California revise and republish at least once per year the list of chemicals known to the State to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. Courtesy of California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazards Assessment.
  • TOXNET Home - A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Comprehensive but not always user-friendly.
  • OEHHA Toxicity Criteria Database - Use this page to look up No Significant Risk Levels (NSRLs) and Maximum Allowable Daily Levels (MADLs) for specific chemicals, courtesy of California EPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazards Assessment.
  • Chemical Safety: Workplace Safety & Health Topics - A list of chemical databases, including information about pesticides and other chemicals.
  • National Pesticide Information Center - A comprehensive Web site featuring a full range of regulatory, technical, and other links related to pesticides and pesticide safety.
  • U.S. EPA Fact Sheet on Pesticides and Their Impact on Children, PDF (157 kb) - Key facts about the risks associated with pesticides

Laws and Regulations - Federal

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  • FIFRA text - The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), contained in Title 7, Chapter 6 of the U.S. Code. FIFRA mandates that the U.S. EPA regulate the use and sale of pesticides to protect human health and preserve the environment.

Laws and Regulations - State

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U.S. EPA Sites

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