Ohio State University Extension Bulletin

Pesticide User's Guide

Bulletin 745


Acie C. Waldron
Coordinator, NCR Pesticide Impact Assessment Program and Extension
Specialist and Pesticide Coordinator, Pesticide Chemicals

D. Lyle Goleman
Extension Entomologist, Emeriti

  1. Introduction
  2. Relative Toxicity of Pesticides
  3. Table 3. Estimated Relative Acute Toxic Hazard of Some Common Pesticides to Spraymen
  4. How Pesticides Affect Humans
  5. Before Using A Pesticide
  6. To Protect the Applicator
  7. Maintaining Protective Devices
  8. When Using Pesticides
  9. After Using Pesticides
  10. Personal Clean-up
  11. Storing Pesticides for Next Season
  12. Be Prepared In Case of An Accident
  13. Poison Information Centers
  14. Pesticide Emergency Contacts
  15. Safety Equipment Suppliers

Pesticide Recommendation Disclaimer Clause

This publication contains pesticide recommendations that are subject to change at any time. These recommendations are provided only as a guide. It is always the pesticide applicator's responsibility, by law, to read and follow all current label directions for the specific pesticide being used. Due to constantly changing labels and product registration, some of the recommendations given in this writing may no longer be legal by the time you read them. If any information in these recommendations disagrees with the label, the recommendation must be disregarded. No endorsement is intended for products mentioned, nor is criticism meant for products not mentioned. The authors and Ohio State University Extension assume no liability resulting from the use of these recommendations.

Copyright © The Ohio State University 1987

All educational programs conducted by Ohio State University Extension are available to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, disability or Vietnam-era veteran status.

Keith L. Smith, Associate Vice President for Ag. Adm. and Director, OSU Extension.

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