Sign up to receive email updates, action alerts, health tips, promotions to support our work and more from EWG. You can opt-out at any time. [Privacy]

 

EWG Comments on Pyrethroid/Pyrethrin Insecticide Risk Assessments

EWG Comments on Pyrethroid/Pyrethrin Insecticide Risk Assessments

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

EWG’s public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Pesticides demand it fully consider the risks of low-dose exposures to pyrethroid pesticides during pregnancy and childhood. The EPA’s draft assessments have omitted the latest studies of American, Canadian and French children, which indicate these insecticides can impair children’s cognition and behavior.

 

Key Issues: