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Thursday December 9, 2010

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Question:

Is there a governmental web site or publication that states the rules for rodenticide use in Wisconsin? For example: Do residential rodent bait stations have to be tamper proof, include an information date card inside the station, maximum amount of rodenticide in a station, or station placement, monitoring intervals, and labeling.

Mr Pest Control

Answer:

Good morning Lance. I am going through the pesticide use regulations for the State of Wisconsin, which you can find at http://legis.wisconsin.gov/rsb/code/atcp/atcp029.pdf , in Section ATCP 29.50 (go down to about page 22). On PestWeb we do have links to every state regulatory agency, and you can find these in the Industry Information / Associations and Government resource, where you can select your state and then click on the appropriate link. Of course, sometimes it's confusing filtering through these websites, but I found the text of your regulations in the "Rules and Statutes" link on the right side of their home page.

One of the first things that comes to mind for Wisconsin, as it is for California, is that there is a Pre-Notification requirement that you may already be aware of. You are required, PRIOR TO a pesticide application at any residence, to offer in writing any information requested on the pesticides you plan to us... Read more

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