News, Environmental & Toxic Exposure

EPA Says Common Pesticide Has Neurotoxic Dangers, But No Ban Is In Place Yet

image description

An outpouring of scientific studies has demonstrated a link between exposure to common pesticides used in mass agriculture and altered neurodevelopment in children. When toddlers or their pregnant mothers come into contact with chlorpyrifos, a chemical used in common pesticides, it can result in a host of lifelong disorders and symptoms, including autism, ADHD, Parkinson’s-like tremors, and lower intelligence. After years of growing scientific consensus and public outcry, and despite resistance from chemical giant Dow, the EPA may be finally poised to take action.

Notwithstanding claims relating to this product, the drug/medical device remains approved by the U.S. FDA.


Since its establishment in 1999, Seeger Weiss has led some of the most complex and high-profile litigations in the U.S.