Use Pesticides Safely

• Read the label and follow the instructions. Use only the amount directed and for the purpose listed.

Place all pesticides, including baits, out of the reach of children.

When using a pesticide, keep children away until it has dried or for the time the label recommends.

Protect your skin, your eyes, and your lungs while using pesticides.

Always wash your hands after use. Never smoke, eat, or drink while using a pesticide.

Look for signal words. All pesticide labels include words such as Caution, Warning, or Danger to warn you about a product's hazards.

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