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.

 

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