The use and disposal of household pesticides.

  title={The use and disposal of household pesticides.},
  author={Charlotte N B Grey and Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen and Jean Golding},
  journal={Environmental research},
  volume={97 1},
Most pesticides are synthetic chemicals manufactured specifically for their toxic properties to the target species, and widely used globally. Several epidemiological studies in the United States have suggested health concerns arising from the chronic exposure of young children to pesticides in the domestic environment. In the UK very little is currently known about how nonoccupational pesticides are being used or disposed of. Any use of pesticides is a potential risk factor for children's… CONTINUE READING

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