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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 5. Department of Agriculture And Consumer Services
Chapter 690. Regulations for Pesticide Containers and Containment under Authority of the Virginia Pesticide Control Act

2VAC5-690-170. Scope of stationary pesticide containers included.

A. A stationary pesticide container is a refillable container (i) that is fixed at a single facility or establishment or, if not fixed, remains at the facility or establishment for at least 30 consecutive days and (ii) that holds pesticide during the entire time.

B. Stationary pesticide containers designed to hold undivided quantities of agricultural pesticides equal to or greater than 500 gallons (1,890 liters) of liquid pesticide or equal to or greater than 4,000 pounds (1,818 kilograms) of dry pesticide are subject to the regulations in Part V (2VAC5-690-160 et seq.) of this chapter and must have a secondary containment unit that complies with the provisions of Part V of this chapter unless any of the following conditions exists:

1. The container is empty, that is, all pesticide that can be removed by methods such as draining, pumping, or aspirating has been removed (whether or not the container has been rinsed or washed).

2. The container holds only pesticide rinsates or washwater and is labeled accordingly.

3. The container holds only pesticides that would be gaseous when released at atmospheric temperature and pressure.

4. The container is dedicated to nonpesticide use and is labeled accordingly.

Statutory Authority

§ 3.2-3906 of the Code of Virginia; 40 CFR Part 165.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2014.

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