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Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Regulations Governing Pesticide Product Registration, Handling, Storage, and Disposal under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act [2 VAC 5 ‑ 670]
Guidance Documents
Chapter Information
Description A regulation that establishes (1) requirements for registering a pesticide for sale in the Commonwealth; (2) requirements for users of pesticides on handling, storage, and disposal of pesticides or pesticide containers; and (3) specifications on the selection and maintenance of equipment used in the application of pesticides.
State Authority Section 3.2-3906 of the Code of Virginia
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. The protection of the public's health, safety, and welfare with the least possible cost and intrusiveness to the citizens and businesses of the Commonwealth.

2. The ensuring that pesticides offered for sale are properly labeled, mixed, handled, applied and stored.

3. The ensuring that used pesticide containers and unwanted pesticides are disposed of properly.
Meetings See all meetings (3) relating to this chapter.

Contact Information
Name / Title: Liza Fleeson Trossbach  / Program Manager, Office of Pesticide Services
Address: P. O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)371-6559    FAX: (804)371-2283    TDD: (800)828-1120
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Amendments to clarify current requirements and address federal requirements Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 08/24/2017.
Transfers 2 VAC 20-20 from the Pesticide Control Board to the Board of Agriculture and Consumer Serv
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/10/2012.

Periodic Reviews
Last Activity Status
9/15/2020 Agency Completed Retain As Is
7/15/2014 Agency Completed Amend