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EPA Criticized for Study of Child Pesticide Exposure

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Science  05 Nov 2004:
Vol. 306, Issue 5698, pp. 961
DOI: 10.1126/science.306.5698.961

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A study of how children age 3 and younger are exposed to indoor pesticides and several other household chemicals is under attack because it is partially funded by a chemical trade association, and because parents will not be informed of the potential danger to their children from continued use of pesticides in the home.