“Citizen’s Guide to Pesticides and Pesticide Safety", U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2005.

“Available Information on Assessing Exposure from Pesticides in Food: A User’s Guide", U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2000.

Felsot, A.S. “Pesticides and Health: Myths vs. Realities", American Council on Science and Health, 2011.

Food Safety

U.S. Department of Agriculture Pesticide Data Program Residue Monitoring Reports

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Pesticide Residue Monitoring Reports

California Pesticide Residue Monitoring reports:

Krieger, R. “Perspective on Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables". Department of Entomology, University of California - Riverside, 2010

“A Review of the Science on the Potential Health Effects of Pesticide Residues on Food and Related Statements Made by Interest Groups", Alliance for Food and Farming, 2010.

Farm Worker Protection

EPA Worker Protection Standards

CropLife Worker Protection Perspectives

State Pesticide Safety Programs

Agricultural Handlers Exposure Task Force

Agricultural Reentry Task Force


Cholinesterase Inhibition and Biomonitoring, Extension Toxicology Network

Washington State Dept. of Labor and Industries – Cholinesterase Monitoring

North Carolina State University – Cholinesterase Monitoring

Spray Drift

“Pesticide Spray and Dust Drift", Fact Sheet, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Pesticide Spray Drift Management, CropLife America

“Pesticide Issues in the Works: Pesticide Volatilization", Pesticide Issues in the Works, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

“Resources on Spray Drift and Its Mitigation", International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

U.S. Spray Drift Task Force

"Chlorpyrifos Drift Management Q&A", Dow AgroSciences, 2012

Chlorpyrifos Toxicology Research

“Chlorpyrifos Studies: The Debate is in the Details", Dow AgroSciences, 2009 (updated 2010)

Clegg, D.J. and van Gemert, M. “Determination of the reference dose for chlorpyrifos: proceedings of an expert panel." Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B Critical Reviews, 1999, Volume 2(3): 211-255.

Eaton et al. 2008. Review of the Toxicology of Chlorpyrifos with an Emphasis on Human Exposure and Neurodevelopment. Critical Reviews in Toxicology. Vol. 38(S2): 1–125.

Marty, M.S. et al. “Cholinesterase inhibition and toxicokinetics in immature and adult rats after acute or repeated exposures to chlorpyrifos or chlorpyrifos-oxon." Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2012, Volume 63(2): 209-224.

Mink, P.J., et al 2012 Potential Effects of Chlorpyrifos on Fetal Growth Outcomes: Implications for Risk Assessment. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part B , Vol. 15, No. 4, 2012

Reiss, R. et al. “Acetylcholinesterase inhibition dose-response modeling for chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-oxon."Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 2012, Volume 63(1):124-131.

Richardson, R.J. “Assessment of the neurotoxic potential of chlorpyrifos relative to other organophosphorus compounds: a critical review of the literature." Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, 1995, Volume 44(2):135-165

Breslin, W.J. et al. “Evaluation of the developmental and reproductive toxicity of chlorpyrifos in the rat." Fundamental and Applied Toxicology, 1996, Volume 29(1):119-30.

Maurissen, J.P. et al. “Lack of selective developmental neurotoxicity in rat pups from dams treated by gavage with chlorpyrifos." Toxicological Science, 2000, Volume 57(2):250-63.

Chlorpyrifos Epidemiology Research

“Pesticides - Assessing Risk and Evaluating Epidemiological Studies: A Guide for Journalists", CropLife International, 2011

Prueitt, R. et al. 2011. Comparison of Weight-of-Evidence Frameworks for Causation with a Case Study of Chlorpyrifos. Critical Reviews in Toxicology, Volume 41(10): 822-903.

Li A.A. et al. Evaluation of epidemiology and animal data for risk assessment: chlorpyrifos developmental neurobehavioral outcomes. 2012. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Volume 15: 109-184.

“Limitations of the Columbia University Study", Dow AgroSciences, 2009 (updated 2012)

“A Closer Look at Chlorpyrifos and Brain Scans", Dow AgroSciences, 2012

Albers, J.W. “Absence of sensory neuropathy among workers with occupational exposure to chlorpyrifos." Muscle and Nerve, 2004, Volume 29(5):677-686.


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