By Sharon i Gripp
Resources to look up pesticide labels and SDSs
The National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS) State Public website contains information pertaining to pesticides either currently or previously licensed for distribution and sale in the United States and is provided for informational purposes only. This pesticide product database is maintained by Purdue University and can be searched by state, EPA registration number, product name, company name, and active ingredient.
Greenbook is an online searchable database for the agriculture and green industry allows users to search by a variety of criteria, including product name, pests, manufacturers, crops, and active ingredients.
Crop Data Management Systems (CDMS) provides access to critical agro-chemical information and decision support tools. Simple searches are by brand name or manufacturer while advanced searches can be done for product name, common name, or product type, with crop or site, 1 or 2 pests, state, and organic.
California Product/Label Database Application is maintained by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for all products registered in California. Searches can be done via product name, registration number, chemical code, site code, or multiple variables (including manufacturer, pesticide type, formulation, or signal word).
The Consumer Product Information Database database provides health and safety information on common household products, taken from the product label or SDS. Information can be looked up by product, manufacturer, or active ingredient. This database is supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Services of the National Institutes of Health and U.S. Public Health Serivce, Department of Health and Human Services.
Kansas State University maintains a collection of links to many Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) databases throughout the country.
EXTOXNET, EXtension TOXicology NETwork, provides a variety of information about pesticides. Although the database is maintained at Oregon State University, EXTOXNET is a cooperative effort of many universities.
Source : psu.edu