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Information Sheet

A one-page information sheet on the Turf Pesticides and Cancer Risk Database is available in English and Spanish. This handout includes screen shots of the database, and points out the important search features that you can use to find cancer risk information on turf and lawn care pesticides.

Download the Information Sheet

Note: The information sheet is a PDF file. To read PDF files, you must have the free Acrobat Reader.

The information sheet was originally printed in The Ribbon Fall 2006, Volume 11 Number 4.

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