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.

​Resources

EPA Soil Fumigation Website

Website

New EPA Soil Fumigation Regulations

Soil fumigation regulation changes, phase 1 Document

Soil Fumigant Applicator Training Center

Website

Soil Fumigation Regulations for 2012

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

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