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Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Pesticide Control Board (Abolished on 7/1/12)
Petition 95
Petition Information
Petition Title Government employees who utilize FIFRA 25(b) minimum risk pesticide products
Date Filed 7/2/2009    [Transmittal Sheet]
Petitioner Cecil R. Harris, Jr., Hanover Co. Admin.; Kimberly A. Hynes, Exec. Dir., Central VA Waste Mgmt Auth. 
Petitioner's Request

Requesting that certain government employees who utilize FIFRA 25(b) minimum risk pesticide products be exempt from the applicator certification requirements of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act when the only intended use of those products is to prevent immediate personal harm from stinging or biting insects.

Agency's Plan

Agency will consider this request at its next quarterly meeting following the comment period.

Comment Period Ended 12/1/2009
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change [Transmittal Sheet]    
Response Date 1/28/2010
Agency Decision Summary

The Pesticide Control Board determined at its January 21, 2010 meeting that the requested exempt uses could be accomplished with minimal risk to the public health and safety.  The Board intends to hold a public hearing at its April 15, 2010 meeting prior to initiating regulatory action through the exempt process.

Associated regulatory action Certification exemption
Latest Stage: Final

Contact Information
Name / Title: Liza Fleeson 
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102 Governor Street, 1st Floor
Richmond, 23219
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