Pesticide Emergencies - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Pesticide Emergencies


For pesticide poisonings, call 911 and the Minnesota Poison Control System (1-800-222-1222) for information on emergency first aid. If possible, have the product name or label readily available.

If your animal is showing life-threatening symptoms, take them to a local veterinarian or emergency animal hospital. These organizations also offer emergency advice (consultation fees apply):

  • Animal Poison Control: 1-888-426-4435
  • Pet Poison Helpline: 1-800-213-6680
  • Spills

    To request state assistance 24-hours a day, or to report an agricultural chemical incident or hazardous materials spill:

    Minnesota Duty Officer

    • Greater Minnesota: 1-800-422-0798

    • Metro and Outside Minnesota: 651-649-5451

    Minnesota Department of Agriculture

    Updated Tuesday, 16-Nov-2021 20:13:45 CST