Container/Containment Regulation Information
Do I need a Secondary Containment Unit and/or a Containment Pad?
Scope of the Federal Pesticide Containment Regulations is a flowchart to help you determine if the federal containment regulations require you to have a secondary containment unit and/or a containment pad.
The majority of the following information was provided at a 2009 EPA Pesticide Inspector Residential Training (PIRT) workshop that Pennsylvania hosted for Department of Agriculture inspectors across the country. New materials have been added since the workshop. This information should be helpful to dealers and applicators, as well as inspectors.
If you are interested in more materials, including PowerPoints used at the PIRT workshop, please contact Sharon Gripp at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kerry Richards at email@example.com for access to these additional resources.
Pennsylvania Inspection Toolkit
The current inspection report for Pennsylvania as of February 2010.
This is an Excel spreadsheet that when filled in with dimensions of your dikes and tanks will calculate the net dike capacity.
This fact sheet contains information on containment repair techniques and selecting a coating or sealant.
This flowchart will help you determine whether the federal containment regulations require you to have a secondary containment unit and/or a containment pad.
This flowchart also includes determining whether Antimicrobial products are exempt from or subject to the non-refillable container, refillable container, and repackaging regulations.
This fact sheet provides an overview of the refillable rules and has a check sheet to help evaluate refillable containers.
A copy of the regulations that were provided at the PIRT workshop.
This form is a sample that can be used to satisfy the mandatory facility maintenance and recordkeeping requirements for containment structures.
Formulas for rectangles and cylinders. Also, displacement, net containment, and percent contained formulas.
Formulas for determine tank volumes.
Dike volume calculations.
These formulas depend on the slope of thecontainment pad.
Determine the pad capacity and the capacity required.