% / percent of the 35,000 pesticides introduced since 1945 that have been tested for their effects on people.



Stat: Only 10 percent of the 35,000 pesticides introduced since 1945 have been tested for their effects on people.

Stat Categories: Green / Environment Stats

Tags: pesticides pesticides,health

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