Avoiding Exposure to Household Pesticides: Protective Clothing, BCERF Fact Sheet No. 21
Stewart, Marie A.; Snedeker, Suzanne
This fact sheet provides guidance on how to minimize exposures to pesticides by choosing the best pest control method, reading the label to be aware of precautions, keeping children and pets away appropriately, the types of protective clothing that should be worn. This fact sheet also provides information on clean up procedures including the best method for laundering clothes worn when applying pesticides in the home and garden. NOTE that this fact sheet provides information for consumers and is not a guide for professional pesticide applicators.
Fact sheet on protective clothing to wear to minimize exposure to household and garden pesticides
New York State Department of Health
Cornell University Program on Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Factors
breast cancer; pesticide