State Regulation of Minimum Risk Pesticides

If the product meets all the conditions for exemption and a federal registration under FIFRA is not needed, then why do I need a state registration?

Each state has its own statutes and regulations concerning pesticide regulation, including registration, sales and use. The states are not required to permit the sale of an exempted product simply because it is exempted under federal pesticide law (the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act or FIFRA). 

Questions concerning state regulation are best answered by the appropriate state pesticide regulating agencyExit

Disclaimer about Minimum Risk Pesticide Web Content

These Web pages provide guidance to persons who are interested in manufacturing, selling or distributing minimum risk pesticides under 40 CFR 152.25(f).  This guidance does not create any binding requirements, although it refers to existing statutory and regulatory requirements and guidance. More…