Soil Fumigants

Presentations on Fumigant Requirements

EPA requires important safety measures for soil fumigant pesticides to increase protection of agricultural workers and others who live, work, or otherwise spend time near fields that are fumigated.

The following presentations provide background information about the agency's soil fumigant label requirements. For pesticide applicator or handler training programs required by the label, see soil fumigant training for certified applicators.

EPA Presentations on Soil Fumigation Requirements (August 2010)
Nine presentations in PowerPoint and PDF format:

Module PowerPoint PDF
(Mod 1) EPA Process and Implementation Module 1 (PPT)(21 pp, 275 K) Module 1
(Mod 2) Soil Fumigant Uses Module 2 (PPT)(18 pp, 6 MB) Module 2
(Mod 3) Overview of Risks Module 3 (PPT)(17 pp, 10 MB) Module 3
(Mod 4) Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Module 4 (PPT)(12 pp, 891 K) Module 4
(Mod 5) Protections for Workers and Handlers Module 5 (PPT)(33 pp, 3 MB) Module 5
(Mod 6) Fumigant Management Plans (FMPs) Module 6 (PPT)(22 pp, 373 K) Module 6
(Mod 7) Buffer Zones and Posting Module 7 (PPT)(31 pp, 5 MB) Module 7
(Mod 8) Emergency Preparedness and Response
and Related Measures
Module 8 (PPT)(20 pp, 844 K) Module 8
(Mod 9) Registrant Requirements Module 9 (PPT)(10 pp, 178 K) Module 9