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The pesticide container regulations establish standards for pesticide containers and repackaging as well as label instructions to ensure the safe use, reuse, disposal and adequate cleaning of the containers. Pesticide registrants and refillers (who are often distributors or retailers) must comply with the regulations, and pesticide users must follow the label instructions for cleaning and handling empty containers.
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.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Pesticide Worker Safety, Pesticide Containers
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