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National Pesticide Information Center, Oregon State University - NPIC

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310 Weniger Hall
Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR 97331-6502

800-858-7378 (Voice - Toll-free, United States, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands)
541-737-0761 (FAX)
541-737-1197 (TDD)


NPIC provides objective, science-based information about a wide variety of pesticide-related topics, including: pesticide product information, information on the recognition and management of pesticide poisonings, toxicology and environmental chemistry. Highly trained specialists also provide referrals for the following: investigation of pesticide incidents, emergency treatment information, safety information, health and environmental effects, and clean-up and disposal procedures. NPIC has a toll-free telephone service available to anyone in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands including the general public, the hearing impaired, and medical, veterinary, and other health care professionals. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 to 3:30 p.m. PST. Voicemail and email are available for after hour inquiries. We have Spanish speaking specialists to assist with pesticide questions and provide service in over 170 different languagesincluding Mandarin, French and German. Pesticide information is also available by visiting our new, user-friendly website at Both our full-color English and Spanish brochures are available online. Other outreach materials are available upon request. NPIC is a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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NPIC publishes a brochure in both English and Spanish describing its services.

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Review Date

Wed Jun 15, 2011