Current through Register Vol.. 38, No. 17, April 11, 2022
A. Eligibility. Any
manufacturer, packer, seller, distributor, or shipper of a pesticide is
eligible as a registrant and may register the pesticide.
B. Pesticides requiring registration. All
products that require registration under FIFRA, as well as "minimum risk
pesticides," are required to be registered annually with the department. All
products requiring federal registration must have and maintain a valid federal
registration to be registered in the Commonwealth.
Procedure for registration. Application
for registration should be made on a form provided by the department.
Application forms will be furnished upon request to the Virginia Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Office of Pesticide Services, Post Office
Box 1163, Richmond, Virginia 23218. A completed application form should be
submitted as far in advance as possible before the time registration is desired
to take effect and must be accompanied by:
The final container label and all associated labeling;
2. The material safety data sheet or safety
data sheet; and
D. Effective date of registration.
Registration of a pesticide shall become effective on the date the certificate
of registration is issued.
Responsibility of a registrant. The registrant is responsible for the accuracy
and completeness of all information submitted in connection with his
application for registration of a pesticide.
Changes in labeling or formula.
1. Changes in the labeling, or formula of a
registered pesticide, shall be submitted in advance to the Office of Pesticide
Services. The registrant shall describe the exact changes desired and the
proposed effective date; and upon request, shall submit a description of tests
which justify such changes.
After the effective date of a change in labeling or formula, the product shall
be marketed only under the new label or formula, except that a reasonable time
may be permitted by the commissioner to dispose of properly labeled stocks of
shall conform to registration. Claims made for a pesticide shall not differ in
substance from representations made in connection with registration, including
representations with respect to effectiveness, ingredients, directions for use,
or pests against which the product is recommended.