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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Investigates and enforces incidents of possible pesticide misuse; Provides outreach to agricultural employers to ensure they protect workers from pesticide exposures; Assures the competency of applicators of restricted-use pesticides through its certification and licensing program; Conducts inspections of pesticide products at retail outlets for proper EPA registration, labeling and establishment information; Evaluates pesticides licensed in the State of Hawaii for their potential to contaminate groundwater resources.
The ministries of Agriculture and Commerce have been instructed by Prince Khaled to thoroughly inspect the market, warehouses and insecticide vendors for restricted-use pesticides.
In 1972, California mandated by law the filing of pesticide-use reports (PUR) for commercial applications of restricted-use pesticides (i.e., agents with harmful environmental or toxicologic effects).
JEDDAH: Restricted-use pesticides have struck again.
Now the little bathtub operation in Kokomo can go worldwide, and you can have a big problem." 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.