SECTION 7.150. General Standards for Use of Pesticides  

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  • (a) Use of a pesticide shall be made consistent with the pesticide's labeling. Use inconsistent with the label includes, but is not limited to:

    (1) applications at sites, rates, concentrations, intervals, or under conditions not specified in the labeled directions;

    (2) tank mixing of pesticides, or using application techniques, or equipment prohibited by the label; or

    (3) failure to observe reentry intervals.

    (b) It shall be a violation for any person to use or cause to be used a pesticide in a manner inconsistent with any permit or emergency exemption issued by the Department or EPA.

    (c) A pesticide shall not be used if the complete label is not available and the pesticide's identity is unknown. The words "Unknown Pesticide - Hazardous Material" shall be written on the container. The pesticide shall be stored and disposed of in accordance with all state and federal laws.

Source Note: The provisions of this §7.150 adopted to be effective December 21, 2015, 40 TexReg 9116