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PANUPS: Resource Pointer #138

                         P A N U P S
                   Pesticide Action Network 
                        North America
                       Updates Service

Resource Pointer #138

August 12, 1997

For copies of the following resources, please contact 
the appropriate publishers or organizations directly.


*Pesticide Information Service -- PESTIS.* (Web site). 
PANNA. Online database of articles, reports and action 
alerts related to pesticides and sustainable 
agriculture. Carries out keyword searches of materials 
from many pesticide reform organizations on range of 
topics, including pesticide health hazards, regulations, 
food security, non-toxic alternatives and news about 
citizen campaigns worldwide. Web address: 

*ExToxNet.* (Web site). University of California, Davis, 
Oregon State University, Michigan State University, and 
Cornell University. Provides lay-language fact sheets 
about pesticides and pesticide issues for consumers, 
researchers and others. Fact sheets cover many common 
and not-so-common pesticides, plus overviews of health 
and toxicology topics, including carcinogenesis, 
cholinesterase-inhibition, food safety and endocrine 
disruption. Connect from PANNA site or at 

*ChemFinder.* (Web site). CambridgeSoft Corporation. 
Online search engine looks exclusively for information 
about chemicals, including pesticides. Finds pesticides 
by common name, brand name, CAS number, chemical formula 
or other designations. Searches locate information about 
chemicals from range of web sites worldwide, including 
government and multilateral agencies, universities and 
private institutions. Connect from PANNA site or at 

*Reregistration Eligibility Document (RED) Fact Sheets.* 
(Web site). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 
Archive of RED fact sheets includes information about 
many pesticides that have been through reregistration 
process. Each document contains information about 
toxicity, regulatory history, use profile and 
environmental impacts. Requires Adobe Acrobat software 
to read PDF format files. Connect from PANNA site or at 

*University of Nebraska Pesticide Information.* (Web 
site). University of Nebraska. Provides information 
about pesticides and pest control with fact sheets and 
links to related sites. Presents information in 
categories organized by topic, including health and 
environmental effects, safety precautions for 
applicators, links to pesticide labels and information 
about integrated pest management (IPM). Connect from 
PANNA site or at 

We encourage those interested in having resources listed 
in the Online Resource Pointer to send review copies of 
publications, videos or other sources to our office 
(address listed below) or to contact Information Program 
Associate Adam Kirshner for further information.  

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