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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 400. Rules and Regulations for the Enforcement of the Virginia Fertilizer Law

2VAC5-400-60. Fertilizer-pesticide mixtures.

A. Specialty fertilizer-pesticide mixtures. The labeling, claims and use of all mixtures shall comply with and be registered under the Virginia Fertilizer Law and the Virginia Pesticide Law, and shall be subject to approval by the commissioner.

B. Farm crop fertilizer-pesticide mixtures.

1. General sale. When offered for general sale, bulk lots or bags of fertilizer with pesticides must be registered and labeled as required by the Virginia Pesticide Law prior to sale or distribution. Although the Fertilizer Law does not require registration, labeling must meet its other requirements, and shall be subject to approval by the commissioner. All bulk containers and bins shall be labeled with a copy of the registered label, a copy of which shall accompany each shipment and delivery.

2. Custom mixtures. Pesticides may be mixed with fertilizers without label registration when the pesticide product is properly registered under the Virginia Pesticide Law, except when these mixtures are prohibited by the registered pesticide label; provided that the mixture is:

a. Applied to the user's property by the distributor or his authorized agent; or

b. To be applied by the user or his authorized agent. In this case, each delivery must be accompanied by a label, including directions for application use limitations, and sufficient caution and warning statements; all of which shall be subject to approval by the commissioner.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-3601 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR115-04-10 § 6, eff. June 25, 1986.

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