Or. Admin. R. 603-057-0405 - General Requirements

As specified by Oregon Laws 1999, Chapter 1059, Sections 2 to 11, 15, 20, 21 and 22, each pesticide user must report to the Oregon Department of Agriculture the use of any pesticide product, as defined by ORS 634.006(8) except antimicrobial pesticide products.

(1) "Pesticide user" means any person who uses or applies a pesticide in the course of business or any other for-profit enterprise, or for a governmental entity, or in a location that is intended for public use or access (Chapter 1059, Oregon Laws 1999, Section 2).
(2) The Oregon Department of Agriculture shall determine which pesticide products are antimicrobial, according to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, 7 U. S. C. 136(1) ( P.L. 92-516, as amended). Antimicrobial products are substances or mixtures of substances used to destroy or suppress the growth of harmful microorganisms, whether bacteria, viruses, or fungi, on inanimate objects and surfaces. Types of antimicrobial pesticides include disinfectants and sanitizers. These products are exempt from reporting.
(3) Pesticide use reporting shall be subject to the conditions set forth in OAR 603-057-0410. Failure to comply with these conditions may be used as a basis for one or more of the following actions:
(a) Revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew the license or certificate of an applicant, licensee or certificate holder in accordance with ORS 634.322(4);
(b) Initiate and pursue any other action of an enforcement nature available through ORS 634.
(4) "Accredited University" as used in Oregon Laws 1999, Chapter 1059 and these rules means a privately or publicly operated institution of higher education accredited by a nationally recognized accrediting agency or association as determined by the U.S. Commissioner of Education.
(5) "Accepted Research Institute" means an institution of higher learning and applied science accepted by the Department.
(6) "Principal Investigator" means a person who leads the activities of a particular research project. In a university setting, this person is a member of the university faculty, and holds, at a minimum, the title or rank of assistant professor or equivalent.
(7) "Ready to Use" pesticide product means a pesticide product used directly from its original container, consistent with labeling, and without dilution or mixing prior to application.
(8) "Researcher" has the same meaning as "Principal Investigator". In a university setting, researcher refers to faculty scientists concentrating on certain areas of applied science or basic research.
(9) "Urban area" means a site that is 'urban, general indoor" as specified in OAR 603-057-0413(7), or a site that is "urban, general outdoor' as specified in OAR 603-057-0413(8).


Or. Admin. R. 603-057-0405
DOA 27-2001, f. & cert. ef. 12-4-01; DOA 11-2006, f. & cert. ef. 4-12-06

Stat. Auth.: ORS 634, 561.190 & Ch. 1059 OL 1999

Stats. Implemented: Ch. 1059 OL 1999

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