ATCP 29.01(18) (18) “Environment" has the meaning given in s. 94.67 (12), Stats.
ATCP 29.01(19) (19) “Federal act" means the federal insecticide, fungicide and rodenticide act, as amended (7 USC 136 et seq.) and regulations issued under that act.
ATCP 29.01(20) (20) “Household pesticide" has the meaning given in s. ATCP 29.11 (1) (a).
ATCP 29.01(21) (21) “Individual" means a natural person.
ATCP 29.01(22) (22) “Irrigation" means the application of water to land, crops or plants in order to supply the water needs of plants or to promote plant growth.
ATCP 29.01(23) (23) “Mix or load" a pesticide means to do any of the following:
ATCP 29.01(23)(a) (a) Mix a pesticide with water, other pesticides, fertilizer, or other substances, in preparation for a pesticide application.
ATCP 29.01(23)(b) (b) Transfer a pesticide into pesticide application equipment, or into a mix or nurse tank.
ATCP 29.01(23)(c) (c) Engage in any of the following activities which is incidental to an activity under par. (a) or (b):
ATCP 29.01(23)(c)1. 1. Activities which the pesticide label requires of the mixer or loader.
ATCP 29.01(23)(c)2. 2. Handling an open pesticide container, other than an empty container that has been triple-rinsed or cleaned according to the pesticide label.
ATCP 29.01(23)(c)3. 3. Cleaning or rinsing an open pesticide container.
ATCP 29.01(23)(c)4. 4. Disposing of a pesticide or pesticide rinsate.
ATCP 29.01(24) (24) “Mix or nurse tank" means a tank or container used for any of the following purposes:
ATCP 29.01(24)(a) (a) Mixing pesticides with other pesticides, or with water, fertilizer, or other substances.
ATCP 29.01(24)(b) (b) Temporarily holding a mixture under par. (a) before transferring that mixture to pesticide application equipment.
ATCP 29.01(24m) (24m) “Natural area" means native, undeveloped, or wild land and land that is preserved or restored and managed for its natural or native features, including parks, forests, and native grassland on public and private land.
ATCP 29.01(25) (25) “Ornamental" means a tree, shrub, or other planting grown for its decorative effect in or around a home, building, park, street, or roadway.
ATCP 29.01(25m) (25m) “Perimeter barrier application" means a pesticide application that is made on or within 10 feet of a building or structure to prevent or discourage pests from entering that building or structure.
ATCP 29.01(26) (26) “Person" means an individual, corporation, partnership, cooperative association, limited liability company, trust, or other organization or entity. “Person" includes a county or local government entity, but does not include a state or federal government entity.
ATCP 29.01(27) (27) “Pest" means anything declared to be a pest under s. ATCP 29.02 or the federal act.
ATCP 29.01(28) (28) “Pesticide" has the meaning given in s. 94.67 (25), Stats., and includes a pesticide-fertilizer mixture.
ATCP 29.01(29) (29) “Pesticide drift" means pesticide deposited outside a target application site as a result of pesticide movement caused by air currents or diffusion.
ATCP 29.01 Note Note: See s. ATCP 29.50 (2), which prohibits any person from using a pesticide in a manner that results in significant pesticide drift.
ATCP 29.01(30) (30) “Pesticide overspray" means pesticide deposited outside a target application site as a result of an applicator's failure to control the direct flow or application of pesticide from the application equipment so as to confine it to the target application site.
ATCP 29.01 Note Note: See s. ATCP 29.50 (2), which prohibits any person from using a pesticide in a manner that results in pesticide overspray.
ATCP 29.01(31) (31) “Pesticide product" means a pesticide, all of the containers of which in commerce are labeled with a unique combination of all of the following:
ATCP 29.01(31)(a) (a) The brand name of the pesticide.
ATCP 29.01(31)(b) (b) The pesticide registration number or, if the pesticide product is exempt from registration under 40 CFR 152.25, the labeling required under 40 CFR 152.25.
ATCP 29.01(31)(c) (c) The name of the pesticide labeler.
ATCP 29.01(32) (32) “Protective equipment" means clothing and other materials or devices that protect individuals against unintended exposure to pesticides.
ATCP 29.01(33) (33) “Record" means information in either of the following forms:
ATCP 29.01(33)(a) (a) Paper or other hard-copy form.
ATCP 29.01(33)(b) (b) Electronic form if the information can also be readily produced in hard-copy form.
ATCP 29.01(34) (34) “Registrant" means a person in whose name a pesticide is registered with the federal environmental protection agency under the federal act, or with the department under s. ATCP 29.72.
ATCP 29.01(35) (35) “Restricted entry interval" means the time after the end of a pesticide application during which entry into the treated area is restricted.
ATCP 29.01(36) (36) “Restricted-use pesticide" means a pesticide which, for some or all uses, is classified under the federal act or s. ATCP 29.72 for use only by certified applicators.
ATCP 29.01(37) (37) “Rinsate" means a dilute mixture, consisting of one or more pesticides diluted with water or other substances such as solvents, surfactants, rinsing agents, or detergents, that results from cleaning pesticide application equipment, mix or nurse tanks, pesticide containers, catch basins, or spill containment surfaces.
ATCP 29.01(37m) (37m) “Rodenticide bait station" means a tamper-resistant package, container, or device holding a pesticide used to control rodents.
ATCP 29.01(38) (38) “Sell" means to sell, offer for sale, display for sale, or hold for sale in this state.
ATCP 29.01(39) (39) “Supplemental registrant" means a person in whose name a pesticide is supplementally registered with the federal environmental protection agency under the federal act.
ATCP 29.01(40) (40) “Toxicity" means the tendency or capacity of a pesticide to cause adverse physiological effects.
ATCP 29.01(41) (41) “Use" a pesticide means to mix or load a pesticide, apply a pesticide, or engage in any of the following activities which is related to the mixing, loading, or application of a pesticide:
ATCP 29.01(41)(a) (a) Activities which the pesticide label requires of the mixer, loader, or applicator.
ATCP 29.01(41)(b) (b) Handling an open pesticide container, other than an empty container that has been triple-rinsed or cleaned according to the pesticide label.
ATCP 29.01(41)(c) (c) Cleaning or rinsing an open pesticide container, pesticide application equipment, or a mix or nurse tank.
ATCP 29.01(41)(d) (d) Disposing of a pesticide or pesticide rinsate.
ATCP 29.01(41)(e) (e) Aerating or ventilating spaces treated with a pesticide.
ATCP 29.01(42) (42) “Water supply tank" means a tank or container that holds or supplies water for a pesticide use, but does not contain any pesticide or pesticide residue.
ATCP 29.01(43) (43) “Waters of the state" means those portions of Lake Michigan and Lake Superior, and all lakes, bays, rivers, streams, springs, ponds, wells, impounding reservoirs, marshes, water courses, drainage systems, and other surface or ground water, whether public or private, within the state or its jurisdiction.
ATCP 29.01 Note Note: See additional definitions in s. 94.67, Stats., and ss. ATCP 29.11 (1), 29.54 (1), 29.55 (1), 29.56 (1) 29.60, and 30.01.
ATCP 29.01 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98; CR 12-003: cr. (8m), (24m), (25m), (37m) Register May 2013 No. 689, eff. 6-1-13.
ATCP 29.02 ATCP 29.02Declaration of pests. The following organisms and viruses are declared to be pests when present under circumstances where they may be injurious to persons, property, or the environment:
ATCP 29.02(1) (1) Animals other than humans.
ATCP 29.02(2) (2) Plants, fungi, or their parts growing where not wanted.
ATCP 29.02(3) (3) Microscopic organisms or viruses other than those on or in living animals or humans.
ATCP 29.02 Note Note: See s. 94.69 (1), Stats. A pesticide may be used against a “pest" only if it is registered and labeled for that purpose and used according to label directions. Pesticide use against certain “pests" may be limited by applicable law.
ATCP 29.02 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98.
subch. II of ch. ATCP 29 Subchapter II — Pesticide Registration and Labeling
ATCP 29.05 ATCP 29.05Pesticide registration. No person may sell or distribute any pesticide unless that pesticide is one of the following:
ATCP 29.05(1) (1) Registered or permitted by the federal environmental protection agency under the federal act.
ATCP 29.05(2) (2) Specifically exempted from registration under the federal act.
ATCP 29.05(3) (3) Registered by the department under s. ATCP 29.72 to meet a special local need in this state.
ATCP 29.05 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98.
ATCP 29.06 ATCP 29.06Pesticide labeling. No person may sell or distribute any pesticide unless that pesticide is labeled in compliance with s. 94.676, Stats., and the federal act. The pesticide label shall include all of the following:
ATCP 29.06(1) (1) The federal pesticide registration number if the federal environmental protection agency has registered the pesticide under the federal act. Pesticides exempted from federal registration by 40 CFR 152.25 shall be labeled in compliance with applicable requirements under 40 CFR 152.25.
ATCP 29.06(2) (2) The state pesticide registration number if the department has registered the pesticide under s. ATCP 29.72 to meet a special local need in this state.
ATCP 29.06(3) (3) The name and address of a person licensed under s. ATCP 29.10 who is responsible as the manufacturer, registrant, or supplemental registrant of the pesticide product.
ATCP 29.06 History History: Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509, eff. 6-1-98.
subch. III of ch. ATCP 29 Subchapter III — Pesticide Manufacturers and Labelers
ATCP 29.10 ATCP 29.10Pesticide manufacturers and labelers; license.
ATCP 29.10(1)(1)LICENSE REQUIRED. Except as provided under sub. (2), no person may manufacture, formulate, package, label, or produce any pesticide for sale or distribution in this state, or sell or distribute any pesticide in this state, without an annual license from the department. A license expires on December 31 of each year and is not transferable.
ATCP 29.10 Note Note: See s. 94.68, Stats.
ATCP 29.10(2) (2)Exemptions. The following persons are not required to obtain a license under sub. (1):
ATCP 29.10(2)(a) (a) An individual, employed by a license holder under sub. (1), who engages in activities under sub. (1) solely on behalf of the license holder and not on the individual's own behalf.
ATCP 29.10(2)(b) (b) A person engaged in the following activities:
ATCP 29.10(2)(b)1. 1. Selling or distributing a pesticide product in a sealed and unopened container which a person licensed under sub. (1) has packaged and labeled according to s. ATCP 29.06.
ATCP 29.10(2)(b)2. 2. Selling a pesticide or active ingredient to a pesticide manufacturer licensed under sub. (1), for use as a basic ingredient in the manufacture or formulation of another pesticide, or for further processing, packaging, or labeling.
ATCP 29.10(2)(b)3. 3. Blending a pesticide mixture or pesticide-fertilizer mixture at a customer's request, according to the pesticide label, for use on property which the customer owns or controls. This exemption does not apply if the mixture is resold or redistributed to any other person, or for use on any other property.
ATCP 29.10(2)(b)4. 4. Blending a pesticide mixture or pesticide-fertilizer mixture according to the pesticide label, for application by the blender, provided that the blender is licensed under s. ATCP 29.20 or exempted under s. ATCP 29.20 (2).
ATCP 29.10(2)(b)5. 5. Applying a pesticide mixture or pesticide-fertilizer mixture that the person has blended according to the pesticide label, provided that the person is licensed under s. ATCP 29.20 or exempted under s. ATCP 29.20 (2).
ATCP 29.10(2)(b)6. 6. The repackaging of a bulk pesticide.
ATCP 29.10(2)(c) (c) A supplemental registrant identified on a pesticide product label if both of the following apply:
ATCP 29.10(2)(c)1. 1. The product label also bears the name and address of a manufacturer or registrant licensed under sub. (1).
ATCP 29.10(2)(c)2. 2. The name of the supplemental registrant is qualified by appropriate wording such as “Packed for...," “Distributed by...", or “Sold by..." to show that the name of the supplemental registrant is not that of a licensed manufacturer or registrant.
ATCP 29.10(3) (3)License application. A person applying for a license under sub. (1) shall apply on a form provided by the department. An application shall include all of the following:
ATCP 29.10(3)(a) (a) The applicant's name and address as they appear on pesticide labels. If the applicant has more than one name or address appearing on pesticide labels, the applicant shall include all of those names and addresses in the license application.
ATCP 29.10(3)(b) (b) All fees and surcharges required under s. ATCP 29.11.
ATCP 29.10(3)(c) (c) A report that does both of the following:
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