PESTICIDE LABELING

 

COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Description

The pesticide label is the main method of communication between a pesticide manufacturer and pesticide users. The information printed on and attached to the pesticide container is the label. By law, pesticide users are required to comply with all instructions and use directions found on the pesticide product label. Labeling includes the label itself plus all other information about the product referenced on the label and given when you buy the product. Pesticide labeling includes instructions on how to use the product safely and correctly.

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

•  Interpret the meaning of label signal words, symbols, and their relative hazard levels.

•  Accurately identify the common, chemical, and brand or trade name of a pesticide.

•  Describe how to interpret other documents and online resources referenced on the label.

 

Lesson 1

EPA Approval of Pesticide Labeling
The Label
Types of Pesticide Registration
When to Read the Pesticide Label

Lesson 2

Parts of the Label
Other Label Resources
Safety Data Sheets

Final Assessment

 

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