NPIC provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and pesticide-related topics to enable people to make informed decisions about pesticides and their use. NPIC is a cooperative agreement between Oregon State University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

New & Notable


Listen to the voice of NPIC! Our new PestiBytes PODcasts feature NPIC specialists discussing common pesticide questions from people like you. Watch for more to come! Click here to listen to a PestiByte PODcast about NPIC Services.

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The National Pesticide Information Center received hundreds of calls last year from all over the country about bed bugs. Click here to learn more about how to control bed bug infestations in your home or business.

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Browse our new Frequently Asked Questions web page with common pesticide questions and their answers.

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See the new look and expanded content of our pesticide fact sheets! Several new fact sheets have been added to our collection, including fact sheets on product signal words, DEET, and Resmethrin. Our specialists are currently working on several more new fact sheets, check back soon!

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