Resources – Health and Safety

Article from Smithsonian Institution Museum Conservation Institute (MC) on detecting arsenic on collections

http://www.si.edu/mci/downloads/reports/Arsenic2005.pdf

The National Pesticide Information Center provides information on pesticide products, toxicology and environmental chemistry with MSDS database and more.
http://npic.orst.edu/index.html

Downloadable Manufacturer Safety Data Sheets and pesticide labels from on-line retailer E-PestSupply.com
http://www.epestsupply.com/pesticide_labels.htm

The University of Georgia College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Cooperative Extension Service.  Information on safe handling, storage and use of pesticides as well as first aid for pesticide exposure. http://www.ent.uga.edu/ipm/homeowner_ipm.htm#basics

Searchable database on specific chemicals, including many used in pesticide formulations.  Links to other sites with health and safety, and regulatory information.
http://chemfinder.cambridgesoft.com/

“Recognition and Management of Acute Pesticide Poisoning” by William M. Simpson, Jr., M.D., and Stanley H. Schuman, M.D., DrPH is available on the American Academy of Family Physicians News & Publications webpage.
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20020415/1599.html

Crop Data Management Systems Inc. website with pesticide label and MSDS resources.  It is organized by crop/noncrop pesticide and manufacturer.  Good for those familiar with manufacturers.
http://www.cdms.net/pfa/LUpdateMsg.asp

Kelly Solutions is used for a few different pesticide related matters. Contains information on state registrations of pesticides.
http://www.kellysolutions.com/

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