Arizona Trade Secrets: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Arizona Uniform Trade Secrets Act, Arizona Revised Statutes (AZ Rev. Stat.) 44-401

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Definition: AZ Rev. Stat. 44-401 and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-201

General permit information: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-111

Air pollution control: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-432, Arizona Administrative Code Rules (AZ Admin. Code R) 18-2-305

Waste management: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-928, AZ Rev. Stat. 49-967, AZ Admin. Code R 18-8-260.D.2

Water pollution control: AZ Rev. Stat. 49-201 and AZ Rev. Stat. 49-205

Pesticides: AZ Rev. Stat. 3-351

Pesticide registration: AZ Rev. Stat. 3-351(H)

Public records: AZ Rev. Stat. 3-374

Underground storage tanks (USTs): AZ Rev. Stat. 49-1012

Safety: AZ Rev. Stat. 23-426

Regulatory Agencies

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ)

Arizona Department of Agriculture (AZDA) Environmental Services Division

Industrial Commission of Arizona Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Arizona law follows federal regulations and provides for the nondisclosure of confidential information. See the national section TRADE SECRETS, and contact ADEQ or the appropriate regulatory state agency for guidance.

Several states treat environmental audit results as privileged information that is protected from disclosure. See the state section AUDITS for additional information.

Administration and enforcement. The appropriate state agencies and various divisions of ADEQ and ADOSH are responsible for the administration and enforcement of the state's trade secret protection policies. ADEQ administers and enforces the requirements for ...

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