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PRI specializes in helping clients understand the scope of pesticide impacts on human health and the environment. We conduct sampling, develop risk assessments and provide resources for low-impact Integrated Pest Management. Find out more.


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PRI Product Evaluator

PRI’s Pesticide Product Evaluator is a game-changing online tool that allows you to look up the human, animal, and environmental toxicity of different pesticide products. This tool leverages the City of San Francisco’s trusted Hazard Tier system to help you find least-toxic products.


PRI Product Evaluator

PRI Resource Centers

PRI Resource Centers provide free information on pesticides and low-impact methods of pest management for mice and rats, ants and roaches, fleas, garden pests, and more. Browse the available information.


PRI Resource Centers

  • Gardeners Beware


    An expanded study conducted by Friends of the Earth and Pesticide Research Institute found that bee-attractive plants sold at top..
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  • What’s the Buzz?


    What’s the Buzz about?: A Conversation about Bee Declines, Impacts on Our Food System & What You Can Do about..
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  • New Science on Neonicotinoids


    by Pierre Mineau (Pierre Mineau Consulting) and Susan Kegley (Pesticide Research Institute)     Because the dose levels used in this..
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  • New Bed Bug Control Guide


    Worried about bed bugs? Pesky bed bugs live up to their name, quickly inhabiting the space in and around mattresses..
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  • “Where are the Weeds?”


    IPM Success Story:  The San Francisco Botanical Garden “When it comes to parks and pests, most of what we do..
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  • New Mosquito Control Guide


    Getting bitten by mosquitoes? Everyone knows the distinctive hum of an approaching mosquito and has been made miserable by their..
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  • Moving California Forward


    Fumigant pesticides are widely used in California agriculture, but it has become clear that their days are numbered. High toxicity..
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  • Advance Your Search


    Advance Your Search with the Pesticide Product Evaluator Berkeley, CA- August 19, 2013- PRI has developed an advanced search feature..
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  • Beware of “Bee-Friendly” Plants


    A pilot study conducted by Friends of the Earth-US and Pesticide Research Institute found that garden plants sold at top..
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  • 25,000 Bumblebees and Counting


    A devastating and very visible loss of native pollinators occurred (and is still ongoing) this week in Wilsonville, Oregon. Blooming..
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