Governing Law and Regulations
Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) Division of Materials and Waste Management
Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) Division of Plant Industry Pesticide and Fertilizer Regulation Section
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. Ohio's rules for pesticides mirror federal pesticide registration regulations, predominantly the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) for pesticide management and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for disposal of pesticides that are hazardous wastes. Ohio has additional requirements for pesticide registration, applicators, including licensing, recordkeeping, insurance, notice requirements, and pesticide application at schools. See the national sections HAZARDOUS ...