HHPs can be used safely if the product labels are followed meticulously.
A small percentage of crop protection products are highly hazardous pesticides (HHPs) which farmers need to use when no effective alternatives exist. HHPs are sometimes the only available option to manage destructive pests or vectors (such as mosquitos or rodents) of certain deadly diseases. These products can be used safely with minimal risk if the instructions for use are followed meticulously.
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