OEHHA performs a variety of activities related to the protection of human health from toxic effects of pesticides:

OEHHA and the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) have shared responsibility for many of these activities.

Questions about Pesticides? Contact the Pesticides office: (510) 622-3170 or email

Education and Training

Educational materials for health care providers and general public

Illness Reporting

How to report and reporting requirements

Invasive Species

Assessment of chemicals used to control invasive species

Medical Supervision

Identify and prevent excessive exposures to pesticides

Peer Review

Peer review of toxicology data and risk assessments

Pesticides Reports, Notices and Documents

All pesticide related notices

Reports, Notices, Documents

Mar 27, 2017: Comments on DPR's RCD and EAD for Propanil
A review of the draft RCD for the pesticide propanil provided by DPR (dated and received December 30, 2016).  The draft HEAD was included as Appendix D in the draft RCD.