Louisiana Pesticides regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Louisiana Pesticides: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Louisiana pesticide laws, Louisiana Revised Statutes (LRS) 3.3226 and regulations at Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC) 7:XXIII

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Hazardous waste pesticides: LAC 33:V.4901 and LAC 33:V.4903

Farmer exemption: LAC 33:V.1101.D

Structural Pest Control Commission: LAC 7:XXV.101 to 7:XXV.173

Termite control: LAC 7:XXV.141

Declaratory orders and rulings: LAC 7:XXV.165 and LAC 7:XXV.167

Restricted use pesticides: LAC 7:XXV.101 and LAC 7:XXIII.1103

Pesticide applicators: LAC 7:XXIII.711

Certification requirements: LAC 7:XXIII.701 to 7:XXIII.715


Private applicators: LAC 7:XXIII.709

Commercial applicators: LAC 7:XXIII.711.E

Commercial aerial applicators: LAC 7:XXIII.711.A.4

Pesticide dealers: LAC 7:XXIII.713

Fumigation technician: LAC 7:XXV.111

Wood destroying insect report (WDIR) technician: LAC 7:XXV.115

Pesticide management: LAC 7:XXIII.103, LAC 7:XXIII.1301, and LAC 7:XXIII.1303


Pesticide applicators: LAC 7:XXIII.2101

Pesticide dealers: LAC 7:XXIII.2103

Agricultural consultants: LAC 7:XXIII.2105

Transportation: LAC 7:XXIII.3311

Reporting requirements: LAC 7:XXIII.2701

Permit requirements: LAC 33:IX.2515

Enforcement: LRS 3.3226

Penalties: LAC 7:XXIII.2301

Regulatory Agencies

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Structural Pest Control Commission

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Louisiana's rules for pesticides mirror federal regulations, predominantly the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) for pesticide management and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act ...

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