restricted-use pesticide


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restricted-use pesticide

In the U.S., a pesticide known to have adverse effects on the environment or on people; only individuals who have been specially trained and certified as pesticide applicators may use it.
See also: pesticide
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To reduce risks from certain pesticides that have a greater potential for human health or environmental hazards, federal law requires that only knowledgeable, trained and certified applicators may apply restricted-use pesticides.
JEDDAH: Restricted-use pesticides have struck again.
According to Ann Pontius, director of the EPA's Toxics and Pesticides Enforcement Division, Internet activity that is illegal under FIFRA essentially falls into three categories: the sale of unregistered products, the making of unaccepted claims about the registered pesticides being sold, and the sale of restricted-use pesticides to people who aren't certified to use them.
Similarly, in 1990, 52 million pounds of banned, never-registered, or restricted-use pesticides were exported from the United States; in 1996, this rate increased to 96 million pounds (9).