Governing Law and Regulations
Hazardous waste pesticides:
Listed wastes: South Carolina Code of Regulations (R.) 61-79.261.30 to 61-79.261.32
Farmer exemption: R. 61-79.262.70
South Carolina Pesticide Control Act, South Carolina Code of Laws 46-13-10 to 46-13-240 and regulations at R. 27-1070 to 27-1092
Restricted use pesticides: R. 27-1075
Commercial pesticide applicators: R. 27-1078(H)
Certification requirements: R. 27-1078(I)
Licensing fees and renewal: R. 27-1078(K)
Pesticide applicator standards: R. 27-1081 to 27-1083
Limited herbicide applicators: R. 27-1078
Permit: R. 61-9.122.1 to 61-9.122.64
Pesticide applicator (private) certification: R. 27-1077
Pesticide applicator (commercial) certification: R. 27-1078
Pesticide applicator (noncommercial or government employee) certification: R. 27-1079
Penalties: R. 27-1084
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Office of Environmental Quality Control Bureau of Land and Waste Management
Clemson University Division of Regulatory and Public Service Programs Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) Bureau of Water Water Facilities Permitting Division
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4
See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.
See national section for basic information and federal regulations.
Comparison: State vs. Federal
• Rules. South Carolina's rules for pesticides follow federal regulations, predominately the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) for pesticide management and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) for disposal of pesticides that are hazardous wastes, ...