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Pesticides can be beneficial to society in many ways. Pesticides are used to control:
However, pesticides can also be harmful to human or animal health or the environment when pesticides are not used according to label directions, or when one is over-exposed to a pesticide. Examples of harm include:
Therefore, when using pesticides:
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