(4) Applying for registration.
A person licensed under s. ATCP 29.10
may apply for a special local needs registration under sub. (1)
. The application shall be submitted by electronic means to the department unless advance approval to submit a paper application is granted by the department. The application shall include all of the following:
The applicant's name, address, and license number under s. ATCP 29.10
. If the applicant is not yet licensed under s. ATCP 29.10
, the applicant shall also submit a license application under that section.
A complete description of the special local need justifying the registration.
The registration number of the pesticide product or, if the product is not currently registered under the federal act, the complete product formula.
Valid scientific evidence demonstrating that the product is effective for the proposed use.
Evidence showing that alternative pesticides and pest control methods are not adequate to meet the special local need.
A description and analysis of the benefits to be derived from the proposed pesticide use.
A description and analysis of potential adverse effects to persons, property, and the environment which may result from the proposed pesticide use.
Evidence demonstrating that the pesticide product will not have unreasonable adverse effects on persons, property, or the environment when used according to label directions.
An analysis demonstrating that the benefits to be derived from the proposed pesticide use exceed the potential adverse effects.
(5) ACTION ON APPLICATION.
The department shall grant or deny an application under sub. (4)
within 180 business days after the department receives a complete application.
(6) REGISTRATION EXPIRES.
A special local needs registration under sub. (1)
expires on a date specified by the department in the registration. The expiration date shall be not more than 5 years after the date on which the department issues the registration.
(7) REGISTRATION RENEWAL OR AMENDMENT.
A registrant under sub. (1)
may apply to have that registration renewed or amended. The application shall comply with sub. (4)
. The department shall act on the application as if it were an application for a new registration. If a registration is amended during a registration period, the amendment expires at the end of that registration period. A registration may be renewed for a period of up to 5 years.
A pesticide product registered for one or more uses under sub. (1)
shall be labeled in compliance with s. ATCP 29.06
. The product label shall also include all of the following:
A statement indicating that the registration under sub. (1)
applies only in Wisconsin.
(9) REGISTRATION CONDITIONS.
The department may restrict a registered use under sub. (1)
to certified applicators, and may attach other conditions to the registration of a pesticide product or use under sub. (1)
. The department shall restrict a use to certified applicators if any of the following apply:
The pesticide product is similar in composition to a federally registered product for which similar uses are restricted to certified applicators. Pesticide products are similar in composition if they have the same active ingredients and are in the same toxicity category. Pesticide uses are similar if they have substantially equivalent purposes and the same precautionary labeling.
The use would be restricted to certified applicators under the federal act.
The restriction is justified in order to prevent unreasonable hazards to persons, property, or the environment.
(10) SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION.
The department may summarily suspend or revoke a registration under sub. (1)
if the department finds any of the following:
Information contained in the registration application is false or misleading.
A registered use poses an unreasonable risk to persons, property, or the environment.
The registration is suspended or disapproved by the federal environmental protection agency.
ATCP 29.72 History
Cr. Register, May, 1998, No. 509
, eff. 6-1-98; CR 12-003
: am. (4) (intro) Register May 2013 No. 689
, eff. 6-1-13.