Regulations Affecting Pesticide Use in South Carolina

General Information from EPA on Regulation of Pesticide Use

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide & Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) - EPA/DPR/CES

South Carolina Pesticide Control Act - DPR

Pesticide Recordkeeping Requirements

Food, Agriculture, Conservation & Trade Act (FACT) (Pesticide Recordkeeping) - USDA/AMS

Worker Protection Standard (WPS)  - EPA/DPR

South Carolina Backflow Prevention, Chemigation Act  - DPR

Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA)  - EPA

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) - OSHA

Clean Air Act - EPA

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) - EPA

Clean Water Act (CWA) - EPA

Endangered Species Act  - USDI/EPA

Field Sanitation Standard - OSHA

For more information on laws and regulations affecting pesticide applicators in South Carolina, contact Clemson University Department of Pesticide Regulation

More sites with information on Pesticide Law and Regulations:

Ag Law Summary - (PDF) Major Existing EPA Laws and Programs That Could Affect Producers of Agricultural Commodities.

Iowa State Entomology Index: Pesticides and Regulations - links to sites related to pesticide regulation

EPA Federal Register documents -  daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal Agencies

Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)