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CRR 390/2001
The effectiveness of labelling of pesticides

Investigates the effectiveness of pesticide labelling. A survey of current pesticide labels facilitated the development of a toxonomy for describing and classifying the information that is presented to users. Currently the majority of safety information is presented as an instruction rather than as a hazard or consequence statement. Concludes that personal instruction statements presented in the directions for use resulted in the highest levels of compliance.

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Updated 2012-01-23