Fertilizers

​​ ​​​Fertilizer program stop sales list

The products listed below are under a current stop sale, use, or removal order. They are not legal for sale or distribution in Oregon. 

For questions about these products, please call (503) 986-4635. ​

 

Please note: Products not on this list may still be unlawful for sale or distribution in Oregon. ​

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Fertilizer violations and penalties

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​​​​ORS 633 key

 633.366 Prohibitions; mislabeled products; adulterated products. 
(1) A person may not:
      (a) Distribute mislabeled products;
      (b) Register or attempt to register any product using fraudulent or deceptive practices to evade or attempt to evade the requirements of              ORS 633.311 to 633.479 or rules adopted under ORS 633.311 to 633.479;
      (c) Distribute adulterated products;
      (d) Fail, refuse or neglect to deliver to a user or purchaser of a bulk fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral or lime product             a printed label that complies with ORS 633.321 to 633.341;
      (e) Distribute a fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral or lime product that is not registered with the State Department of              Agriculture under ORS 633.362;
      (f) Fail, refuse or neglect to keep or maintain records as required under ORS 633.461, 633.471 and 633.476 or refuse to make the                      records available under ORS 633.385 upon request by the department;
      (g) Make false or fraudulent applications, records, invoices or reports;
      (h) Fail, refuse or neglect to provide notification to the department as required by ORS 633.318 (5) or 633.362 (8);
      (i) Fail, refuse or neglect to obtain a manufacturer-bulk distributor license required under ORS 633.318;
      (j) Distribute, use or remove any product subjected to a stop sale, use or removal order until the product has been released in    
           accordance with ORS 633.445;
      (k) Impede, obstruct, hinder or otherwise prevent or attempt to prevent the department from the performance of department duties under            ORS 633.311 to 633.479;
      (L) Knowingly or intentionally make any false or misleading representations in connection with the distribution of fertilizer, agricultural 
            amendment, agricultural mineral or lime products;
      (m) Fail, refuse or neglect to file a semiannual tonnage report with the department as required under ORS 633.461 or 633.471; or
      (n) Fail, refuse or neglect to pay inspection fees required under ORS 633.461.
(2) A fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral or lime product may be considered mislabeled if the label or labeling:
      (a) Is false, misleading or deceptive;
      (b) Does not accurately reflect the composition of the product;
      (c) Requires warning statements or directions for use that may be necessary to protect humans, animals, water, aquatic life, soil or
            beneficial plant life and the warning statements or directions are not adequately stated on the label; or
      (d) Does not comply with the requirements of ORS 633.321 to 633.341.
(3) A fertilizer, agricultural amendment, agricultural mineral or lime product may be considered adulterated if the product:

      (a) Contains any deleterious or harmful ingredient in an amount that is injurious to humans, animals, water, aquatic life, soil or beneficial
            plant life when used in accordance with instruc​tions for product use on the label;
      (b) Differs in composition from the composition claimed on the label;
      (c) Differs in composition from the composition claimed in the information provided in accordance with ORS 633.362; or
      (d) Contains unwanted crop seed or weed seed. [2001 c.914 §16; 2009 c.97 §9]​

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