ADJ. chemical | dangerous, hazardous | approved | banned, unapproved
QUANT. level It is claimed that current levels of pesticide do not pose a threat to health. | trace Traces of pesticide in the water were ten times above permissible levels.
PESTICIDE + NOUN use | levels | residues | contamination, pollution tests for pesticide contamination in food | poisoning | spray
PHRASES the use of pesticide