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Protecting Children From Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals


A key 1990s breakthrough in exposure science was the first recognition by policy makers of the unique exposures and exquisite vulnerabilities of fetuses, infants, and children to pesticides and other toxic chemicals. The result was legislation and other actions that significantly improved protections for children against environmental hazards.

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Landrigan, P., Goldman, L. Protecting Children From Pesticides and Other Toxic Chemicals. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21, 119–120 (2011).

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