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Expert advice on the human health effects of a group of insecticides

In 2011 the  Environmental Protection Authority of New Zealand (EPA) was reassessing organophosphate and carbamate plant protection insecticides. We provided epidemiological expert advice on the likely human health effects of the  included insecticides, based on a review of available scientific evidence. The assessment was provided both in a written report and in person during public hearings.