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MP692, Revised June 2017

USDA Pesticide Record-Keeping Requirements for Certified Private Applicators of Federally Restricted-Use Pesticides

Brad Fresenburg
Coordinator of Pesticide Programs
Melissa May
Missouri Department of Agriculture

The 1990 farm bill requires private certified pesticide applicators to keep records of all applications of federally restricted-use pesticides (RUP). The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) administers the Federal Pesticide Recordkeeping Program.

Although applicators have 14 days to record information about an RUP application, it is best do so immediately after each application to ensure accurate and detailed records. These records must be maintained for two years.

There is no required federal form on which to maintain your records; however, MU Extension publication MP693, Restricted-Use Pesticide Record-Keeping Form, can be downloaded, reproduced and used to be in compliance with the regulation.

What the records must contain

How to record spot treatments

Spot treatments are especially useful in the control of noxious weeds. If you apply restricted-use pesticides on the same day in a total area of less than a tenth of an acre, you are required to record all of the following information:

Note
Greenhouse and nursery treatments do not qualify as spot treatments.

Access to the record information

Only the following people have the right to access your restricted-use pesticide records:

Commercial applicator requirements

All commercial applicators will continue to maintain the records they currently keep under Missouri or federal regulations. The new federal pesticide record-keeping regulations require all commercial applicators, both agricultural and nonagricultural, to furnish a copy of the application record to the customer within 30 days of the restricted-use pesticide application.

Civil penalties

The AMS administrator of USDA is responsible for the enforcement actions taken against violators of this standard.

Any private applicator who violates any provision of the regulations will be subject to the following civil penalties:

Benefits of pesticide record keeping

Maintenance of pesticide application records helps farmers to:

Also, USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts surveys on pesticide use for agricultural production. The information gathered from these surveys is used to maintain a database on the use of pesticides by agriculture. Various public and private organizations use the data when making decisions about or studying such issues as the safety of the nation's food supply, the quality of our water, and the impact of IPM.

Record-keeping information for the EPA Worker Protection Standard

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is a federal regulation intended to reduce the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among agricultural workers. Private applicators hiring pesticide handlers or workers must display application information to all employees in an accessible area of the workplace before a pesticide is applied. This display is not limited to restricted-use pesticides, but is required when the label of any pesticide being used ­has an Agricultural Use Requirements section.

Additional record-keeping information is also required to meet federal WPS regulations:

The previously mentioned MU Extension record-keeping form, MP693, provides space to record the necessary information for both RUP and WPS records.

Restricted-use pesticides registered in Missouri

The brand or product name and EPA registration number for most restricted-use agricultural pesticides registered in Missouri are listed in the following table. If you use a restricted-use pesticide that is not listed, add the brand or product name and registration number to the table. This information is obtained from the pesticide label.

This list of products was accurate as of the date of publication of this guide. For an updated list of registered RUPs, contact the Missouri Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Pesticide Control at 573-751-5504.

Table 1
Agricultural restricted-use pesticides for Missouri.

Manufacturer/Brand or product name EPA registration number
Aceto Agricultural Chemicals Corp.
Aceto Bifenthrin 2EC 2749-556
Dicromax 8 Insecticide 5481-448-2749
Altitude Crop Innovations
Alpine Endurx 89168-19-91395
Alpine Insecticide 89168-19-91395
Avenger Bold S3 Insecticide 89168-34-91395
Avenger S3 89168-21-91395
Blanco Herbicide 89167-24-91395
Bridger ATZ Herbicide 89167-30-91395
Bridger ATZ LA 89167-32-91395
Creede Insecticide 89168-24-91395
Firestone Insecticide 89168-16-91395
Ravine Herbicide 831000-47-91395
Vail ATZ Herbicide 89167-09-91395
Voltage Endurx Insecticide 89168-20-91395
AMVAC Chemical Corp.
Ambush Insecticide 5481-549
Aztec 2.1G 5481-9030
Aztec 4.67 Granular Insecticide 5481-9028
Bidrin 8 Insecticide 5481-448
Bidrin XP II 5481-9024
Counter 20G Systemic Lock 'N Load Insecticide 5481-562
Counter 20G Systemic Smartbox 5481-562
Dibrom 8 Emulsive Insecticide 5481-479
Dibrom Concentrate 5481-480
Discipline 2EC Insecticide 5481-517
Force 3G Smartbox 100-1075-5481
Force 10G HL Smartbox Insecticide 100-1615-5481
Mocap 15G 5481-9040
Mocap 15G Lock 'N Load 5481-9040
Mocap EC Insecticide 5481-9041
Smartchoice 5G Insecticide 5481-561
Smartchoice 5G Lock n Load 5481-561
Smartchoice HC High Concentration 5481-579
Thimet 20-G Lock 'N Load 5481-530
Thimet 20-G Smartbox Insecticide 5481-530
Xpedient FC Incesticide 5481-517
Xpedient Plus 5481-517
Xpedient Plus V 5481-609
BASF Corp.
Fastac CS Insecticide 7969-364
Fastac EC Insecticide 7969-298
G-Max Lite Herbicide 7969-200
Guardsman Max Herbicide 7969-192
Manticor LFR Fungicide/Insecticide 279-3478-7969
Regent 4SC Insecticide 7969-207
Rezult G Herbicide 7969-88
Cheminova
Bolton Insecticide 67760-112
Declare Insecticide 67760-96
Fyfanon Plus ULV Insecticide 67760-108
Nufos 4E Insecticide 67760-28
Proaxis Insecticide 67760-114
Zoro Insecticide 67760-71
Chemtura Corp.
Comite II Insecticide 400-154
Dimilin 2L 400-461
Dimilin 25W Insecticide 400-465
DoubleTake Insecticide 400-593
Firestorm Herbicide 82557-1-400
Dow AgroSciences LLC
Cobalt Insecticide 62719-575
Cobalt Advanced 62719-615
Fulltime NXT Herbicide 62719-668
Graslan L Herbicide 62719-655
Grazon P+D Herbicide 62719-182
Hatchet Insecticide 62719-220
Hiredhand P+D Herbicide 62719-182
Inline Fungicide/Nematicide 62719-348
Keystone Herbicide 62719-368
Keystone LA 62719-479
Keystone LA NXT 62719-670
Keystone NXT 62719-671
Lorsban Advanced Insecticide 62719-591
Lorsban-4E 62719-220
Outpost 22K Herbicide 62719-6
Surmount Herbicide 62719-480
Telone II Soil Fumigant 62719-32
Tordon 22K Herbicide 62719-6
Tordon 101 62719-5
Tordon K 62719-17
Drexel Chemical Co.
Drexel Atra 5 Herbicide 19713-80
Drexel Atrazine 4L Herbicide 19713-11
Drexel Atrazine 90DF 19713-76
Drexel Chlorpyrifos 4E-AG Insecticide 19713-520
Drexel L-C Insecticide 19713-572
Drexel Lambdafos Insecticide 19713-671
Drexel Quik-Quat Herbicide 19713-617
Drexel Trizar Herbicide 19713-686
Drexel Trizmax Herbicide 19713-688
Drexel Trizmet II Herbicide 19713-547
Drexel Trizmet Lite Herbicide 19713-663
DuPont De Nemours and Co.
Asana XL Insecticide 352-515
Breakfree ATZ Herbicide 352-724
Breakfree ATZ Lite Herbicide 352-723
Breakfree NXT ATZ Herbicide 62719-671-352
Breakfree NXT ATZ Herbicide 352-893
Breakfree NXT Lite Herbicide 62719-670-352
Breakfree NXT Lite Herbicide 352-895
Cinch ATZ Herbicide 352-624
Cinch ATZ Lite Herbicide 352-623
Lannate SP Insecticide 352-342
Lannate LV 352-384
Prequel Herbicide 352-779
Vydate C-LV 352-532
Vydate L Insecticide 352-372
FMC Corp.
Anthem ATZ Herbicide 279-3449
Athena Insecticide 279-3356
Brigade 2EC Insecticide 279-3313
Brigade WSB Insecticide 279-3108
Brigadier Insecticide 279-3332
Capture 3rive 3D Insecticide 279-3467
Capture LFR 279-3302
Declare Insecticide 279-3571
Ethos XB Insecticide/Fungicide 279-3473
Hero EW Insecticide 279-3329
Hero Insecticide 279-3315
Mustang 1.5EW Insecticide 279-3126
Mustang MAXX 279-3426
Pounce 1.5G Insecticide 279-3426
Proaxis Insecticide 279-3583
Stallion Brand Insecticide 279-9545
Steed Insecticide 279-3380
Temitry LFR Insecticide/Fungicide 279-3478
Gharda Chemical Ltd.
Pilot 4E Chlorpyrifos Agricultural Insecticide 33658-26
Gowan Co.
Justice Insecticide 8033-116-10163
MSR Spray Concentrate Insecticide 10163-220
Supracide 2E Insecticide 10163-236
Growmark Inc.
Calvary 100-1112-534
Calvary II Insecticide 100-1295-534
Infantry 4L Herbicide 100-497-534
Infantry 90DF 100 585-534
Xcelerate ATZ 5.6LHerbicide 524-485-534
Helena Chemical Co.
Atrazine 4L 5905-470
Defcon 2.1G Insecticide 5481-9030-5905
Defcon 4.67G Granular Insecticide 5481-9028-5905
Empower 2 Insecticide 5905-548
Helena Atrazine 4F 100-497-5905
Helena Atrazine 90DG 100-1097-5905
Ruckus LFR Insecticide 279-3302-5905
LG Life Sciences America Inc.
Lambdastar 1CS Insecticide 71532-25-91026
Lambdastar EC 71532-20-91026
Lambdastar Plus 71532-29-91026
Permastar AG Insecticide 71532-15-91026
Loveland Products Inc.
Atrazine 4L 34704-69
Atrazine 90 WDG Herbicide 34704-622
Consero Insecticide 34704-953
Diazinon AG600 Insecticide 66222-103-34704
Holster Insecticide 34704-875
Match-Up Insecticide 34704-1086
Permethrin Insecticide 34704-873
Reaper 0.15 EC Insecticide 34704-923
Reaper Advance 34704-923
Reaper Clear Form 34704-1078
Slider ATZ Herbicide 34704-1041
Slider ATZ Lite 34704-1042
Sniper Helias 34704-858
Sniper Insecticide 34704-858
Sniper LFR 34704-1089
Swagger Insecticide 34704-1045
Tombstone Helios Insecticide 34704-978
Tombstone Insecticide 34704-912
Unforgiven Insecticide 34704-1103
WarHawk Clear Form 34704-1077
Warhawk Insecticide 34704-857
MacDermid Agricultural Solutions Inc.
Dimilin 2L 400-461
Dimilin 25W 400-465
DoubleTake Insecticide 400-593
Firestorm Herbicide 82557-1-400
Makhteshim-Agan North America Inc.
Atrazine 4L 66222-36
Atrazine 90DF 66222-37
Atrazine DF 66222-229
Chlorpyrifos 4E AG Insecticide 66222-19
Fanfare 2EC Insecticide 66222-99
Fanfare EC 66222-261
Fanfare ES 66222-236
Parallel Plus Herbicide 66222-132
Parazone 3SL Herbicide 66222-130
Silencer Insecticide 66222-104
Silencer VXN 66222-223
Monsanto Co.
Agrisolutions Confidence Xtra 5.6L Herbicide 524-485
Agrisolutions Confidence Xtra Herbicide 524-480
Bullet Herbicide 524-418
Confidence Xtra 5.6L Herbicide 524-485
Confidence Xtra Herbicide 524-480
Degree Xtra Herbicide 524-511
Harness 524-473
Harness 5.6L 524-485
Harness 20G 524-487
Harness MAX 524-636
Harness Xtra Herbicide 524-480
Intrro Herbicide 524-314
Lariat Herbicide 524-329
Micro-Tech Herbicide 524-344
Precept Insecticide 100-1075-524
Sipcam Agro USA Inc.
Atrazine 4L 35915-4-60063
Atrazine 90DF 35915-3-60063
Stalwart Xtra Herbicide 60063-23
Stalwart Xtra Lite Herbicide 60063-48
Source Dynamics LLC
Paraquat Concentrate Herbicide 82542-3
Syngenta Crop Protection LLC
Aatrex 4L 100-497
Aatrex Nine-O Herbicide 100-585
Acceleron INT-210 Insecticide 100-1321
Acuron Herbicide 100-1466
Agri-Mek SC Insecticide 100-1351
Avicta 500 FS Insecticide/Nematicide 100-1204
Avicta Complete Beans 500 100-1457
Avicta Complete Corn 250 100-1405
Avicta Complete Corn 500 100-1300
Avicta Duo Corn 100-1321
Avicta Duo COT202 100-1538
Avicta Duo Cotton 100-1321
Ballista LFC Insecticide 100-1086
Besiege Insecticide 100-1402
Bicep II Magnum FC 100-817
Bicep II Magnum Herbicide 100-817
Bicep Lite II Magnum 100-827
Callisto Xtra Herbicide 100-1359
Cyclone SL 2.0 Herbicide 100-1431
Endigo ZC Insecticide 100-1276
Expert Herbicide 100-1161
Force 3G Insecticide 100-1075
Force CS Insecticide 100-1253
Gramoxone SL 2.0 100-1431
Gramoxone SL Herbicide 100-1217
Karate Insecticide 100-1097
Lamcap II 100-1295
Lamcap Insecticide 100-1112
Lexar EZ Herbicide 100-1414
Lumax EZ Herbicide 100-1442
Metal II ATX Herbicide 100-817
Scimitar GC Insecticide 100-1088
Warrior II 100-1295
Tenkoz Inc.
Annex LFR Insecticide 279-3302-55467
Brawl II ATZ Herbicide 100-817-55467
Govern 4E Insecticide 62719-220-55467
Province II Insecticide 100-1295-55467
Province Insecticide 100-1112-55467
Tenkoz Atrazine 4L Herbicide 100-497-55467
Tenkoz Atrazine 4L Herbicide 55467-13
Tenkoz Atrazine 90DF Herbicide 100-585-55467
Tenkoz Atrazine 90DF Herbicide 35915-3-55467
Triangle Herbicide 66222-131-55467
Volley ATZ Corn Herbicide 55467-7
Volley ATZ Lite NXT 62719-670-55467
Volley ATZ NXT 62719-671-55467
United Suppliers Inc.
Atrazine 4L 33270-10
Atrazine 90DF 33270-9
Sentry Atrazine 4L 33270-10
Sentry Atrazine 90DF 33270-9
Tremor ATZ NXT 33270-24
Tremor Herbicide 33270-12
Valent USA Corp.
Asana XL Insecticide 59639-209
Danitol 2.4 EC Insecticide 59639-35
Van Diest Supply Co.
Cornbelt Atrazine 4L Herbicide 11773-1
Cornbelt Atrazine 90DF 11773-13
WinField Solutions LLC
Agrisolutions Tundra Supreme Insecticide 1381-243
Arctic 3.2EC Insecticide 1381-187
Atrazine 4L 1381-158
Bifen 2 AG Gold Insecticide 83222-1
Charger MAX ATZ Herbicide 1381-199
Delta Gold Insecticide 264-1011-1381
Grizzly Too Insecticide 100-1295-1381
Grizzly Z Insecticide 1381-211
Tundra EC Insecticide 1381-196
Yuma 4E Insecticide 62719-220-1381
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Original authors
Fred Fishel and Joe Francka
MP692 USDA Pesticide Record-Keeping Requirements for Certified Private Applicators of Federally Restricted-Use Pesticides | University of Missouri Extension

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