Regulatory Issues

The soil fumigation label requirements and regulations have changed for the following pesticides:

  • Methyl bromide
  • Chloropicrin
  • Metam sodium
  • Metam potassium
  • Dazomet

Pesticide products containing these active ingredients are restricted-use. These products can only be purchased and used by licensed pesticide applicators.


EPA Soil Fumigation Website


New EPA Soil Fumigation Regulations

Soil fumigation regulation changes, phase 1 Document

Soil Fumigant Applicator Training Center


Soil Fumigation Regulations for 2012

This brochure discusses the second phase of requirements for pesticides used as soil fumigants. Document