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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Research Council. 1956. Safe Use of Pesticides in Food Production; a Report [by] W.J. Darby, Chairman ... [Et Al.]. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18543.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Research Council. 1956. Safe Use of Pesticides in Food Production; a Report [by] W.J. Darby, Chairman ... [Et Al.]. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18543.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Research Council. 1956. Safe Use of Pesticides in Food Production; a Report [by] W.J. Darby, Chairman ... [Et Al.]. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/18543.
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£/lff TY f~rcp USE OF PESTICIDES in FOOD PRODUCTION 4 Report of the •? C Foo</ Protection Committee W. J. DARBY, Chairman D. B. Hand, K«Vc Chairman G. C. DECKER P. R. CANNON E. A. MAYNARD H. E. CARTER E. M. MRAK J. M. COON R. B. SMITH, JR. Publication 470 NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES — NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL WASHINGTON, D. C. 1956 Price $0.50

Library of Congress Card Catalog No.: 56-60086

This report was prepared by the Pesticides Subcommittee of the Food Protection Committee with the cooperation of the Toxicology Subcommittee in preparing sections dealing with toxicity and hazards. It is meant to replace sections dealing with pesticides in the Food Protection Committee report of December 1952, "Safe Use of Chemical Additives in Foods," which is out of print.

Contents Page Why develop new pesticides ?„. 1 The hazard from pesticides 3 The process of discovering and developing a safe pesticide 4 Data required before marketing a new pesticide _ 7 I. Chemical and physical data _ 7 II. Biological or use data 9 III. Toxicologic data _ 11 Legal processes for protecting the public 15

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