Risks of Dietary Exposure to Pesticides in Infants and Children

  • D. Krewski
  • J. Wargo
  • R. Rizek
Part of the ILSI Monographs book series (ILSI MONOGRAPHS)


Each year in the United States, approximately 2.7 billion pounds of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, rodenticides, nematicides, and other chemicals are used to control a variety of living organisms collectively named “pests” [1]. Nearly 600 active chemical ingredients are combined with 1200 inert ingredients in various formulations to produce approximately 50 000 different pesticide products.


Food Frequency Questionnaire Pesticide Residue Dietary Exposure Acceptable Daily Intake Risk Assessment Method 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Krewski
    • 1
  • J. Wargo
    • 2
  • R. Rizek
    • 3
  1. 1.Health Protection BranchHealth and Welfare CanadaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.School of Forestry and Environmental StudiesYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  3. 3.Human Nutrition Information ServiceUS Department of AgricultureHyattsvilleUSA

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