Pesticides, Chemicals and Toxics

Using sound science as a compass, EPA’s mission is to protect you, your family, and the environment from potential risks from pesticides and toxic chemicals. Through innovative partnerships and collaboration, we also work to prevent pollution before it begins.

About Pesticides

Learn how EPA regulates pesticides to protect public health and the environment.

About Chemicals and Toxics

Learn how EPA regulates chemicals, and how it finds ways to prevent or reduce the amount of toxic chemicals that enter the environment.

Pesticides: How To's

Common Chemicals

Get information on common chemical substances, and learn how EPA manages their risks.

Pesticides: Health and the Environment

Learn how pesticides affect public health and the environment.

Consumer and Community Information