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About pesticides

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/about-pesticides.html

Sep 29, 2015 ...About pesticides Learn about pesticide safety, including insect repellents, homemade pesticides, pesticide spray drift, lawn pesticides and food safety. Services and information Are pesticides safe? Explore pesticide use and safety. Learn about side effects, problem reporting, homemade pesticides and risks to buying on-line and to vulnerable groups like

Pesticide safety videos and infographics

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Feb 13, 2020 ...Pesticide safety videos and infographics Learn how scientists evaluate the risks of pesticides to health and the environment, so we can use them safely. Videos Pesticides: What do Health Canada scientists do? Pesticides: Health Canada assesses health risks Pesticides: Health Canada assesses risks to the environment Other videos about pesticide risk

Pesticides and food safety

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Aug 21, 2019 ...Pesticides and food safety To be healthy, we need to eat a variety of foods, especially fresh fruits and vegetables. Pesticides play an important role in making sure there is enough food for everyone, by protecting crops from pests like insects, weeds, and fungal diseases. While pesticides help protect our food supply, some people have concerns about

Pesticides and Pest Management

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Feb 6, 2020 ...Pesticides and Pest Management For The Public Pesticides and Food Safety Public Registry Report a Pesticide Incident Pesticide Compliance and Enforcement Conditional Registrations Public Engagement Portal For Growers & Commercial Users Importing Pesticides Sustainable Pest Management User Requested Minor Use Pollinator Protection For Registrants

Pesticides in Canada

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Feb 13, 2020 ... of pesticides Explore pesticide use and safety. Learn about the risks of homemade pesticides and buying online, and how to report incidents. Pest control tips Information on how to deal with common household pests like spiders, bedbugs, ants, cockroaches and mice. Insect repellents Discover the health risks of insect bites, ways to protect yourself and how to choose

Consideration of Sex and Gender in Pesticide Risk Assessment

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/consumer-product-safety/reports-publications/pesticides-pest-management/fact-sheets-other-resources/consideration-sex-gender-pesticide-risk-assessment-infographic.html

Jan 17, 2020 ... that pesticides may pose higher risks to certain groups of people based on differences in factors such as: biology gender sex behaviour age occupation Health Canada’s decisions about how pesticides can be used are based on protecting the most sensitive group. Biological, Social and Cultural Considerations Biological Differences in Toxicity Toxins can have different

Pesticides: Health Canada assesses risks to the environment

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Feb 13, 2020 ...? Scientists at Health Canada care about this too… They work to make sure pesticides won't harm the environment when they are used properly. Before a pesticide is approved for use, Health Canada scientists complete a thorough, science-based risk assessment to determine if these products can be used safely. This includes evaluating hundreds of studies to understand

Pesticides: Health Canada assesses risks to the environment - Described video

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/video/is-there-risk-to-the-environment-video-description.html

Feb 13, 2020 ...? Scientists at Health Canada care about this too… They work to make sure pesticides won't harm the environment when they are used properly. Before a pesticide is approved for use, Health Canada scientists complete a thorough, science-based risk assessment to determine if these products can be used safely. This includes evaluating hundreds of studies to understand

Frequently asked questions about drug and pesticide deposition under the Aquaculture Activities Regulations

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Apr 4, 2018 ...Frequently asked questions about drug and pesticide deposition under the Aquaculture Activities Regulations Q1: Why is there a need to use pesticides and drugs in our waters? A1: Pests and infectious pathogens can occur in the freshwater and marine environments in both wild and farmed fish, and can affect the health of Canada’s aquatic ecosystems. The use

Consultation on Humane Vertebrate Pest Control

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Jan 6, 2020 ...Consultation on Humane Vertebrate Pest Control ! Notice to the reader: This consultation is now closed. Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) acknowledges growing concerns among Canadians about the use of pesticides to control large predators and the unintended effects on non-target animals. The PMRA is consulting Canadians on how

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