State Pesticide Regulatory Agencies
Individuals applying pesticides must do so in a manner not only consistent with federal laws, but also consistent with state laws and regulations, which differ from state to state. Additionally, the agency with primary responsibility for regulating pesticide use differs in each state. This guide provides links to phone numbers, addresses, and web sites for the primary pesticide regulatory agency in each state and US territory.
It is important to consult with your state pesticide regulatory agency in the following circumstances:
- To inquire if a pesticide is registered for use in your state
- To find out more about the rules and regulations governing pesticide use in your state
- To find out if your state requires notification or postings prior to pesticide applications
- To register a complaint concerning a pesticide misapplication
- To find out how to become a certified pesticide applicator
- To report a pesticide exposure or misuse at work
Click on a state below to view the agency information for that state:
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If you have questions about this, or any pesticide-related topic, please call NPIC at 1-800-858-7378 (8:00am - 12:00pm PST), or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.