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National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University


Contact Information

David Stone, Director
310 Weniger Hall
Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331-6502

1-800-858-7378 (Voice - Toll-free), United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
541-737-0761 (FAX),
541-737-1197 (TDD),

Internet Resources


Abstract

NPIC provides objective, science-based information about a wide variety of pesticide-related topics, including: pesticide product information, information on the recognition and management of pesticide poisonings, toxicology and environmental chemistry. Highly trained specialists also provide referrals for the following: investigation of pesticide incidents, emergency treatment information, safety information, health and environmental effects, and clean-up and disposal procedures. NPIC has a toll-free telephone service available to anyone in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands including the general public, the hearing impaired, and medical, veterinary, and other health care professionals. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 to 3:30 p.m. PST. Voicemail and email are available for after hour inquiries. We have Spanish speaking specialists to assist with pesticide questions and provide service in over 170 different languagesincluding Mandarin, French and German. Pesticide information is also available by visiting our new, user-friendly website at http://npic.orst.edu. Both our full-color English and Spanish brochures are available online. Other outreach materials are available upon request. NPIC is a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Publications

NPIC publishes a brochure in both English and Spanish describing its services.

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Notes

updated contact info--MP

Audit

Date Entered: 7/1/1997
Date Edited: 12/19/2012
Date Revised: 3/13/2012
Health Referral Number: HR2115
Accession Number: DP91A0737

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