|What should I do if I have been exposed to pesticides?|
Please note that PAN UK has no medical expertise, and therefore cannot give health advice.
If you have been exposed to pesticides, you may need to:
If you feel unwell, or have any symptoms following pesticide exposure, you may need to seek medical advice. Depending on the severity you could:
Toxicology is quite a rare specialism within medicine, however medical professionals can contact the National Poisons Information Service (NPIS) to find out exactly how to treat you. Please note that NPIS does NOT take enquiries from the general public.
If possible find out the name of the product and active ingredients. This is important so that your doctor knows how to treat you and what tests need to be carried out.
It is important to report the incident, and you may also be interested in PAN UK’s PEX project.