Welcome to the IR-4 Public Health Pesticides Database, which has been significantly expanded and updates. We hope you find it useful, and we welcome comments and suggestions; please address to kmr@aesop.rutgers.edu. The Public Health Pesticides database has been updated please click here to visit the site: The PHP Database.

Funding for the IR-4 Public Health Pesticides Program is provided by USDA-ARS and the Deployed War-Fighter Protection Program of the U.S. Armed Forces Pest Management Board.

Public Health Pesticide Program Information



Vector Control & Public Health Pesticides Links

Deployed War-fighter Protection Research Program

President's Malaria Initiative

Joint Statement on Mosquito Control in the United States from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

American Mosquito Control Association

IRAC Vector Team / Public Health Team

World Health Organization Pesticide Evaluation Scheme

Innovative Vector Control Consortium

Armed Forces Pest Management Board

USDA ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology

USDA ARS CMAVE Mosquito & Fly Research Unit

An Open Letter to the Vector Control Community (CropLife.org)

USDA ARS National Program 104: Veterinary, Medical and Urban Entomology

Public Health Database
  • The IR-4 Public Health Pesticides Program maintains the only public access database specifically dedicated to public health pesticides. The PHP Database complements other public information on pesticide chemistry and toxicology by bringing together data on the efficacy of chemical tools against specific public health pests, PHP use patterns, and PHP regulatory status inside and outside the U.S.
Public Health Pesticide Articles

IR-4 Newsletter Articles listed most recent first.

Other PHP articles