Environmental Protection Agency Pesticide Container and Containment Regulation Documents
 

The purpose of this document is to provide an outline of many of the requirements of the regulations “Standards for Pesticide Containers and Containment.”  This document reflects the requirements established in August 2006 and amended in October 2008 and September 2010.  With this document, EPA intends to facilitate the public’s ability to determine who is subject to the rule and how to comply.

Pesticide Container and Containment Rule

Because this is a summary, many details are not included.  Refer to the Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR parts 156 and 165) for the full version.

This Web page includes the following:

  1. Overview table of who must comply, a list of major requirements and the compliance date for each of the five areas of regulatory standards.
  2. Overview table of the products that are subject to the nonrefillable, refillable and repackaging regulations.
  3. A short summary of each of the five areas of the regulatory standards, addressing:






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