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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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.