2VAC5-690-40 - Scope of pesticide products included

2VAC5-690-40. Scope of pesticide products included

A. The regulations in Part II (2VAC5-690-30 et seq.) of this chapter do not apply to manufacturing use products, as defined in 40 CFR 158.153(h).

B. The regulations in Part II of this chapter do not apply to plant-incorporated protectants, as defined in 40 CFR 174.3.

C. The regulations in Part II of this chapter do not apply to a pesticide product if it satisfies all of the following conditions:

1. The pesticide product meets one of the following two criteria:

a. The pesticide product is an antimicrobial pesticide as defined in § 2(mm) of FIFRA (7 USC § 136(mm)); or

b. The pesticide product (i) is intended to disinfect, sanitize, reduce, or mitigate growth or development of microbiological organisms or protect inanimate objects, industrial processes or systems, surfaces, water, or other chemical substances from contamination, fouling, or deterioration caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa, algae, or slime and (ii) in the intended use is subject to a tolerance under § 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 USC § 346a) or a food additive regulation under § 409 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (21 USC § 348).

2. The labeling of the pesticide product includes directions for use on a site in at least one of the following antimicrobial product use categories: food handling/storage establishments premises and equipment; commercial, institutional, and industrial premises and equipment; residential and public access premises; medical premises and equipment; human drinking water systems; materials preservatives; industrial processes and water systems; antifouling coatings; wood preservatives; or swimming pools.

3. The pesticide product is not a hazardous waste as set out in 40 CFR Part 261 when the pesticide product is intended to be disposed.

4. EPA has not specifically determined that the pesticide product must be subject to the regulations in Part II of this chapter to prevent an unreasonable adverse effect on the environment according to the provisions of subsection D of this section.

D. As established in 40 CFR 165.23(d), EPA may determine that an antimicrobial pesticide product otherwise exempted must be subject to the regulations in Part II of this chapter.

E. Except for manufacturing use products, plant-incorporated protectants, and antimicrobial products that are exempt under subsection C of this section, all of the regulations in Part II of this chapter apply to a pesticide product if it satisfies at least one of the following criteria:

1. The pesticide product meets the criteria of Toxicity Category I as set out in 40 CFR 156.62.

2. The pesticide product meets the criteria of Toxicity Category II as set out in 40 CFR 156.62.

3. The pesticide product is classified for restricted use as set out in 40 CFR 152.160 through 40 CFR 152.175.

F. Except for manufacturing use products, plant-incorporated protectants, antimicrobial products that are exempt under subsection C of this section, and other pesticide products that are regulated under subsection E of this section, a pesticide product must be packaged in compliance with 49 CFR 173.24. If the pesticide product meets the definition of a hazardous material in 49 CFR 171.8, the USDOT requires it to be packaged according to 49 CFR Part 171 through 49 CFR Part 180.

(Derived From Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2014.)

Statutory Authority: § 3.2-3906 of the Code of Virginia; 40 CFR Part 165.

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