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DoD Pesticide Hotline

410-436-3773 / DSN 584-3773
E-mail Pesticide Hotline


Please feel free to call the Pesticide Hotline, a service that has been in existence since 1976.  We remain dedicated to providing the entire DOD community, the quality services that have been synonymous with the Hotline for many years. Common services available from the Hotline include:
  • Pesticide Labels – obtain copies of pesticide labels, assist in interpreting label information and provide the federal and state registration status of a particular product  
  • Pesticide Regulation – interpreting/citing regulations pertaining to pest management, pesticide handling and usage  
  • Pesticide Selection – assist with selection of the most appropriate products for the specific pest situation  
  • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) – provide general information on pest biology, (i.e. life cycle, habitat, host preference) to maximize control efforts and minimize reliance on pesticides  
  • Pesticide Application – provide information on the equipment and personal protective measures required for specific applications  
  • Environmental Concerns – provide assistance in recognizing potential environmental issues and suggest alternative strategies and countermeasures  
  • Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) – obtain copies of pesticide MSDS’s and assist in understanding the properties of a particular product  
  • Fact Sheets – produce, provide and/or locate fact sheets and educational materials on pesticide active ingredients, pest biology, surveillance and control measures  
  • Plant/Animal Identification Services – coordinate identification services to ensure timely/accurate identification of a particular plant/animal specimen or image  
  • DOD Expert Locator Assistance – identify unique DOD resources best equipped to assist the customer’s specific needs
The DOD Pesticide Hotline is a service provided by:
Entomological Sciences Program
US Army Public Health Command
Aberdeen Proving Ground (EA), MD 21010-5403 
(410) 436-3613 Fax: (410) 436-2037 DSN: 584-3613