Virginia Pesticide Regulations
Follow the quick tips below for storing pesticides in the State of Virginia. Contact the department of agriculture for a more detailed list on pesticide regulations in your State.
While this document may cover a number of important compliant pesticide storage solutions, it cannot address every single situation for keeping pesticide storage maintained and compliant.
- Pesticide storage should not be cluttered or stacked.
- Pesticide storage containers should read all information generated by the chemical, in English language. However, if the pesticides are intended solely for distribution outside of the United States, appropriate foreign language may be demonstrated.
- The name and address of the manufacturer must be stated on the external label.
- The name, or brand of the pesticide storage must appear on the label.
- The ingredient statement shall appear on the label.
- A fully compliant pesticides chemical storage container must be utilized for the storage of pesticides.
- The pesticides storage container must be leak-proof and completely sealed for a dry storage atmosphere.
- Storage container should have limited to no sunlight penetrating the pesticide storage.
- Proper warning labels on the pesticide storage building doors should be implemented.
- When storing pesticide storage incompatible materials should be stored separately with a separate storage container or with partition walls (depending on the materials being stored).
- Proper expiration dates shall be stated on each individual pesticide storage container (bag, drum, glass container etc…).
- A leak-proof secondary sump container is necessary for compliant pesticide storage.
- A slightly larger pesticide storage building should be utilized, compared to the amount of pesticides being stored.
Keep your pesticide storage maintained and fully compliant with all State regulations and requirements.