Contaminant cause

Pesticides Exposure

Pesticides are substances meant for attracting, seducing, and then destroying any pest. They are a class of biocide. The most common use of pesticides is as plant protection products (also known as crop protection products), which in general protect plants from damaging influences such as weeds, fungi, or insects.

Risk Factor
1 effect
Measured in hours

Related to Pesticides Exposure

Pesticides Exposure Health Risks

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Pancreatic cancer Digestive outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Parkinson's Disease Brain outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Fertility Reproductive outcome
Fertility
Reproductive

Strong Decrease

Evidence: High

1 study

Non-Hodgkin lymphoma Lymphatic outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Leukemia Lymphatic outcome
Leukemia
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Multiple Myeloma Blood Cancer Lymphatic outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Prostate Cancer Reproductive outcome
Prostate Cancer
Reproductive

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Congenital Anomaly Maternity outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Autism Maternity outcome
Autism
Maternity

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Learning Disability Brain outcome

Strong Increase

Needs research

1 study

Pulmonary Function Respiratory outcome

Strong Decrease

Evidence: Low

1 study

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome

Notable Increase

Needs research

1 study

Poor sleep Musculoskeletal outcome
Poor sleep
Musculoskeletal

Strong Increase

Needs research

1 study

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) Nervous outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: Low

1 study

Suicide Brain outcome
Suicide
Brain

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Diabetes
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

Needs research

1 study

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