About this Chemical

  • Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, destroying, or mitigating any pest.
  • Pesticide Free, for purposes of searching, includes Fungicide, Herbicide, Insecticides and Bactericide free.
  • Fungicides are a type of pesticide, they are biocidal chemical compounds or biological organisms used to kill or inhibit fungi or fungal spores on plants.
  • Herbicides, commonly known as weedkillers, are pesticides used to kill unwanted plants.
  • There are many classes of synthetic pesticides. The main classes consist of organochlorines, organophosphates, carbamates, and pyrethroids. Exposure to pesticides can cause acute (short term) or chronic (long term) effects on animals and humans, especially in the reproductive, endocrine, and central nervous systems.
  • There are over 160 synthetic pesticides that are listed to be possible carcinogens. Many of these pesticides are still in use.
  • You can be exposed to pesticides by inhaling them or absorbing them through your skin. You can also be exposed by eating food that has been treated with pesticides or drinking water that has been contaminated with pesticides
  • You can be exposed to pesticides if you use pesticide products in your home, office, yard, or boat.,  if you use a professional service that uses pesticides, such as a pest control service, lawn maintenance service, or swimming pool maintenance service