Have a pesticide emergency or questions on a variety of pesticide topics and want to speak to someone? The National Pesticide Information Center [Opens in new browser window] provides science-based information about a variety of pesticide subjects. Call the Center toll-free at 1-800-858-7378.
These links take you to the California Pesticide Information pages for Consumers:
The National Poison Control Hotline was established to respond to emergency calls from concerned citizens about poison prevention. Housed in The National Capital Poison Center in Washington, DC, this hotline is manned 24 hours a day/7 days a week by registered nurses or pharmacists with backgrounds in critical care. All specialists have passed a national certification exam in toxicology. The Poison Center staff has access to a 24 hour interpreter service, with over 140 languages available, so callers who do not speak English are able to receive immediate help for emergency calls.
The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) provides objective, science-based information about a variety of pesticide-related subjects, including pesticide products, recognition and management of pesticide poisonings, toxicology, and environmental chemistry. NPIC also lists state pesticide regulatory agencies, and provides links to their Web sites For more information, read the NPIC Factsheet.
Antimicrobial Information Hotline - provides direct answers to questions concerning current antimicrobial issues. Please call during normal business hours (Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or leave a message after hours. The information provided can cover issues relevant to any or all antimicrobial pesticides including health & safety issues, registration and reregistration issues, as well as information on pesticide laws, rules, and regulations relating to antimicrobials.
Endangered Species Protection Program (Pesticides) (ESPP) - a toll-free information line is provided to aid people striving to protect endangered species from harm that may result from the use of some pesticides. Questions relating to ESPP and the Endangered Species Act may be answered, and publications for students may be requested, Monday - Friday 9:00 - 5:00 (Eastern Time) via the toll-free number below. After hours, leave a message and a telephone number or address where you may be reached. Inquiries or comments may also be sent to the e-mail address below.
This page was updated on 30-Mar-2016