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Pesticides

A pesticide is any substance used to kill, repel, or control certain forms of plant or animal life that are considered to be pests. Humans can get exposed to pesticides through diet, direct inhalation or absorption by skin. This collection includes a range of studies on human exposure to pesticides globally, and presents information on exposure routes and potential health effects. It also includes information on strategies to assess pesticide exposure and estimate health effects. 

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