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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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Pesticide Control Board (Abolished on 7/1/12)


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[THIS REGULATION WAS UNDER DEVELOPMENT, HOWEVER, EFFORT TO PROMULGATE HAS ENDED UNDER THIS BOARD] Regulations for Pesticide Containers and Containment Under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act [2 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
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Description These are new Virginia regulations that will be equivalent to Part 165 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Pesticide Management and Disposal. The regulations will establish standards for container design and residue removal in non-refillable pesticide containers, standards for container design in refillable pesticide containers, standards for repackaging pesticide products into refillable containers and standards for pesticide containment structures.
State Authority ยง 3.2-3906 of the Code of Virginia (Code) authorizes the Pesticide Control Board to adopt regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purposes of Chapter 39 of Title 3.2 of the Code, regarding pesticides . This authority is discretionary This authority is discretionary.
Federal Authority Part 165 of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Pesticide Management and Disposal, prescribes standards and requirements for pesticide containers, repackaging pesticides and pesticide containment structures. The states are required to demonstrat
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation The promulgation of Virginia's own regulations would allow more flexibility and greater discretion in the enforcement of pesticide container and containment requirements based on Virginia's unique needs and conditions. The enforcement of a state pesticide container and containment regulation would be more cost effective. Under the proposed regulations, inspectors would be able to perform container and containment inspections in conjunction with other inspectional activities at all applicable sites.
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Contact Information
Name / Title: Erin Williams  / Policy and Planning Coordinator
Address: P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address: Erin.Williams@vdacs.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)786-1308    FAX: (804)371-7479    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
New regulations to establish standards and requirements for pesticide containers, repackaging pesti - -

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
New regulations to establish standards and requirements for pesticide containers, repackaging pesti NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 4/27/2011.