Michigan Pesticides regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Michigan Pesticides: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Hazardous waste pesticides:

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Listed waste pesticides: Michigan Administrative Code (MAC) r. 299.9213 and MAC r. 299.9214

Farmer exemption: MAC r. 299.9204(3)(b), MAC r. 299.9503(1)(c), and MAC r. 299.9601(6)

Restricted use pesticides: MAC r. 285.633.2

Certification and licensing: MAC r. 285.636.1 to 285.636.17

Commercial pesticide applicators: MAC r. 285.636.3

Examinations: MAC r. 285.636.4

Applicator business license: Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL) 324.8314

Applicator training: MAC r. 285.636.8

Dealer license: MCL 324.8310

Pesticide use: MAC r. 285.637.1 to 285.637.17

Application guidelines: MAC r. 285.637.4

Health concerns: MAC r. 285.637.4 and MAC r. 285.637.5

Mixing and loading operations: MAC r. 285.637.6

Washing and rinsing operations: MAC r. 285.637.7

Excess pesticides: MAC r. 285.637.8

Integrated Pest Management: MAC r. 285.637.14

Personal protective equipment (PPE): MAC r. 285.637.9

Pesticide application at schools: MAC r. 285.637.15

Penalties: MAC r. 285.637.17

Pesticide bulk storage: MAC r. 285.640.1 to 285.640.19

Definition: MAC r. 285.640.1

Storage requirements: MAC r. 285.640.2 to 285.640.7

Containment requirements: MAC r. 285.640.8 to 285.640.19

Pesticide permit: MAC r. 323.2103

Regulatory Agencies

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) Pesticide and Plant Pest Management Division

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Michigan's rules for pesticides mirror federal regulations (predominantly the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and ...


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