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Cosmetic Use of Pesticides



Cosmetic use of pesticides is defined by many organizations as being "non-essential" or "optional use for aesthetic purposes".

Public health considerations on cosmetic use of pesticides in BC  was written by Environmental Health Services with assistance from the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health, BCCDC. This was at the request of Dr. Perry Kendall, BC’s Provincial Health Officer, to inform the public health response to regulation of the use and sale of pesticides for aesthetic purposes.

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