New Hampshire Pesticide Regulations – Storage Requirements

New Hampshire State Regulations for Pesticide Storage

New Hampshire Pesticide Regulations

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture – Markets & Food

The Division of Pesticide Control of New Hampshire “works to ensure the safe and proper use of chemical pesticides by enforcing state pesticide laws affecting sale, storage and application of all registered pesticides, examining and licensing pesticide dealers  and users, and registering all economic poisons sold and used within the state”.

New Hampshire pesticide regulations requires a license of all private and commercial applicators and pesticide distributors. The Division of Pesticide Control requires that a license holder attends educational seminars, which fulfills a re-certification, every 5 years. This program will allow pesticide dealers, applicators, and handlers to become up to date with pesticide storage regulations and general pesticide storage requirements.

State regulations are always changing – New Hampshire pesticide regulations – 2013

New Hampshire pesticide regulations vary by state and can change from week to week. More attention is being focused on storage regulations for certain flammable pesticides as well as combustible and/or explosive pesticides.

New Hampshire Pesticide Regulations:

  • Every pesticide that is transported, distributed, sold or offered for sale must be registered in the office of the division of pesticide control.
  • Do not stockpile pesticide storage.  Leakage and overstock can occur, leading your pesticide storage container incompliant.
  • Label and date your pesticide storage accordingly.
  • Flammable pesticides need to be stored in a fire-rated pesticide storage container
  • Do not transfer or handle pesticides to other contaminated storage containers.
  • Ensure a locking system to keep out children and intruders
  • Make sure your pesticide storage building is on elevated ground.  This will decrease the chance of your pesticide storage unit becoming contaminated.
  • Keep labels that list ingredients, directions for use, and first aid steps in case of an accident or hazardous situation.
  • If you cannot identify what pesticides you are storing in a particular container or the label is lost or deteriorated – ensure safe disposal of your pesticide storage.  Contact your local state or local agency regarding pesticide disposal.
  • Do not store pesticides near food, animal feed or medical necessities.
  • Store pesticides in their original containers.
  • Store pesticides in a dry storage container.
  • Keep pesticide storage away from direct sunlight or heat.
  • Reduce storage needs by only purchasing pesticides needed for that year.

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