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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
11/30/2021

2VAC5-690-60. Reporting and recordkeeping.

2VAC5-690-60. Reporting and recordkeeping.

A. In this section, the term "pesticide product" or "pesticide" refers only to a pesticide product or a pesticide that is subject to the regulations in Part II of this chapter as described in 2VAC5-690-40.

B. A registrant is not required to report to VDACS with information about the registrant's nonrefillable containers under the regulations in Part II of this chapter. A registrant should refer to the reporting standards in 40 CFR Part 159 to determine if information on container failures or other incidents involving pesticide containers must be reported to EPA under § 6(a)(2) of FIFRA (7 USC § 136d(a)(2)).

C. For each pesticide product that is subject to 2VAC5-690-50 and 2VAC5-690-60 and is distributed or sold in nonrefillable containers, the registrant must maintain the records listed in this section for as long as a nonrefillable container is used to distribute or sell the pesticide product and for three years afterwards. The registrant must furnish these records for inspection and copying within 72 hours of request by an employee of VDACS. Registrants must keep the following records:

1. The name and EPA registration number of the pesticide product.

2. A description of the nonrefillable container or containers in which the pesticide product is distributed or sold.

3. At least one of the following records to document compliance with the requirement for closures in 2VAC5-690-50 D for each nonrefillable container used to distribute or sell the pesticide product that must comply with 2VAC5-690-50 D:

a. A letter or document from the container supplier that describes the closure.

b. A specification about the closure in the contract between the registrant or applicant and the container supplier.

c. A copy of EPA's approval of any nonstandard closure.

4. At least one of the following records pertaining to the container dispensing capability requirements in 2VAC5-690-50 E for each nonrefillable container used to distribute or sell the pesticide product that must comply with 2VAC5-690-50 E:

a. Test data or documentation demonstrating that the nonrefillable container meets the standards in 2VAC5-690-50 E when it contains the pesticide product.

b. Test data or documentation demonstrating that a different nonrefillable container meets the standards in 2VAC5-690-50 E when it contains the pesticide product or a different pesticide product and a written explanation of why such data or documentation demonstrates that the container meets the standards in 2VAC5-690-50 E for the pesticide product.

c. A copy of EPA's approval of a request for a waiver from the container dispensing requirement.

5. At least one of the following records pertaining to the nonrefillable container residue removal requirement in 2VAC5-690-50 F if the pesticide product is a suspension concentrate or if EPA specifically requests the records on a case-by-case basis:

a. Test data showing that the nonrefillable container and pesticide formulation meet the standard in 2VAC5-690-50 F.

b. Test data showing that a different nonrefillable container with the same or a different pesticide formulation meets the standard in 2VAC5-690-50 F, together with a written explanation of why such data demonstrate that the nonrefillable container and pesticide formulation meet the standard in 2VAC5-690-50 F.

c. A copy of EPA's approval of a request for a waiver from the residue removal standard requirement.

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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