About the Authors

Paul Teedon

Affiliation School of Engineering and the Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, United Kingdom

Karen S. Galea

karen.galea@iom-world.org

Affiliation Centre for Human Exposure Science, Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), Riccarton, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Laura MacCalman

Affiliation Centre for Human Exposure Science, Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), Riccarton, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Kate Jones

Affiliation Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), Buxton, United Kingdom

John Cocker

Affiliation Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL), Buxton, United Kingdom

John W. Cherrie

Affiliations Centre for Human Exposure Science, Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), Riccarton, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, School of Life Sciences, Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Martie van Tongeren

Affiliation Centre for Human Exposure Science, Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM), Riccarton, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors declare that there are no financial conflicts of interest. Dr. Galea is a member of the UK Government Pesticide Incidents Appraisal Panel and Dr. Cocker was a member of the UK Government Advisory Committee on Pesticides (Jan 2009-Dec 2014). This does not alter the authors' adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PT KSG LM KJ JC JWC MVT. Performed the experiments: PT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PT KSG. Wrote the paper: PT KSG LM KJ JC JWC MVT. Made substantial contributions to the conception or design of the work: PT KSG LM KJ JC JWC MVT. Drafting the work or revising it critically for important intellectual content: PT KSG LM KJ JC JWC MVT. Final approval of the version to be published: PT KSG LM KJ JC JWC MVT. Agreement to be accountable for all aspects of the work in ensuring that questions related to the accuracy or integrity of any part of the work are appropriately investigated and resolved: PT KSG LM KJ JC JWC MVT.