Pennsylvania Pesticides regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Pennsylvania Pesticides: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Pennsylvania Pesticide Control Act, 3 Pennsylvania Statutes 111.21 to 111.61 and regulations at 7 Pennsylvania Code (Pa. Code) 128

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Hazardous waste pesticides:

Listed wastes: 25 Pa. Code 260a

Farmer exemption: 25 Pa. Code 262a.10

Pesticide registration: 7 Pa. Code 128.91

Restricted use pesticides: 7 Pa. Code 128.2 and 7 Pa. Code 128.102

Protected designated areas: 7 Pa. Code 128.102

Pesticide applicators:

Categories: 7 Pa. Code 128.42


Pesticide technicians: 3 Pa. Stat. 111.36b and 7 Pa. Code 128.51

Pesticide applicators: 7 Pa. Code 128.45 and 7 Pa. Code 128.63

Licensing requirements:

Pesticide application business: 7 Pa. Code 128.31

Dealers: 7 Pa. Code 128.10

Consultants: 7 Pa. Code 128.22

Financial responsibility: 7 Pa. Code 128.34

Certification requirements: 7 Pa. Code 128.41 to 128.72

Fees: 7 Pa. Code 128.3

Pesticide use: 7 Pa. Code 128.103

Pesticide registry: 7 Pa. Code 128.111 and 7 Pa. Code 128.112


Commercial applicators: 7 Pa. Code 128.112(c) and 7 Pa. Code 128.35

Pesticide dealers: 7 Pa. Code 128.11

Consultants: 7 Pa. Code 128.24

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit: 25 Pa. Code 92a.54

Algaecides, herbicides, and fish control chemicals: 25 Pa. Code 91.38

CHEMSWEEP: 7 Pa. Code 128a and 7 Pa. Code 128b

Regulatory Agencies

Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Air, Recycling and Radiation Management Office of Water Management Bureau of Point and Nonpoint Source Management

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture (PDA) Bureau of Plant Industry Health and Safety Division

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 3

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

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