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Risk Characterization Documents (RCDs) estimate the nature and likelihood of adverse health effects in humans who may be exposed to pesticides.

  • January 2006 – Risk Characterization Document (PDF)
    • January 2006 – Exposure Assessment Document (PDF)
  • July 2005 – Comments and Recommendations Regarding the Draft Risk Characterization and Exposure Assessment Documents (PDF)

Other Documents

  • December 2004 – Background for Exposure Monitoring of Workers Dipping Nursery Stock (PDF
  • September 2004 – Review of Dermal Absorption Data for Carbofuran (PDF)
  • March 2002 – Carbofuran Dislogeable Foliar Residue Data from Cotton Fields Sampled in Fresno, Madera and Yolo Counties in Summer 2001 (PDF)
  • August 2001 – Carbofuran Results for Alfalfa DFR Collected in Imperial County in March 2001 (PDF)
  • November 1999 – Exposure and Illness Following Early Reentry into a Carbofuran-Treated Field (PDF)
  • November 1995 – Report on Ambient Air Monitoring for Carbofuran in Imperial County During February and March 1995 (PDF)
    • Attachment I - III (PDF)
  • May 1994 – Report on Ambient Concentrations near an Application of Carbofuran in Imperial County (PDF)
  • December 1985 – Monterey County Residential Air Monitoring (PDF)
  • June 1981 – Study of the Possible Presence of Carbofuran and Its Metabolites in Groundwater (PDF)

RMDs identify pesticide exposures that require mitigation in order to further protect human health.

  • October 2006 – Risk Management Directive (PDF)

Enforcement Letters

  • 2008 – Carbofuran: Toxicity Profile and Non-Dietary Risk Evaluation (PDF)

For document retrieval, please submit a request at our Public Records Portal (NextRequest).

For content questions, contact:

Christine Herrera
Worker Health and Safety Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-4261

Brenna McNabb
Pesticide Registration Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-0179