Scientific data


Here you’ll find the scientific data that has been used in legal cases involving pesticides.

In progress

  • Meta-analysis 


IARC Working Group on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks to Humans. Some Organophosphate Insecticides and Herbicides. Lyon (FR): International Agency for Research on Cancer; 2017. PMID: 31829533.

  • Regulatory science

Glyphosate :

EFSA, “EFSA explains risk assessment: Glyphosate” (November 12, 2015) 

  • Studies from NGO : 

Tetrachlorvinphos, Propoxur : 

Rotkin-Ellman M. et al., Natural Resources Defense Council’s experts, Toxic Chemicals in Flea and Tick Collars (April 2009)

  • Academic studies

All pesticide: 

von Ehrenstein OS, Ling C, Cui X, Cockburn M, Park AS, Yu F, Wu J, Ritz B. Prenatal and infant exposure to ambient pesticides and autism spectrum disorder in children: population based case-control study. (2019)

  • Study commissioned by a company

Glyphosate :

Developmental neurotoxicity study (DNT) on young rats whose mothers were exposed to glyphosate during pregnancy (2002)

Glyphosate toxicosis in domestic animals: a survey from the data of the Centre National d’Informations Toxicologiques Veterinaires (CNITV).

Herbicide (Roundup) pneumonitis.

Clinical impact of upper gastrointestinal tract injuries in glyphosate-surfactant oral intoxication.

Reporte de dos casos de intoxicaciones letales con glifosato registradas en la provincia de Santa Fe.

Cancer incidence among glyphosate-exposed pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study.

Time- and dose-dependent effects of roundup on human embryonic and placental cells.

Pesticide-associated pemphigus vulgaris.

Erythema multiforme-like eruption due to an irritant contact dermatitis from a glyphosate pesticide

Acute pancreatitis caused by severe glyphosate-surfactant oral intoxication.

DNA damage in workers occupationally exposed to pesticide mixtures.

The epidemiology of glyphosate-surfactant herbicide poisoning in Taiwan, 1986-2007: a poison center study.