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Stop Illegal Pesticide Sales Online

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EPA orders Amazon to halt illegal pesticides sales  News Releases from US...

Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 3:39 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

"Virus Shut Out" is Illegal Product in U.S.

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U.S. EPA Acts to Protect the Public from Unregistered “Virus Shut Out” Product Imported...

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 2:15 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

What is a pesticide?

Pesticides on shelf. (Credit: Anne Schellman)

When you hear the term “pesticide,” what comes to mind? Do you understand what...

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:19 AM
Tags: antimicrobial (1), control (54), Environmental Protection Agency (2), EPA (8), less toxic (2), organic (2), pest (105), pesticide (25), registration (1), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Fipronil Labels Have New Restrictions

A pest management professional making a liquid application of fipronil. (Credit: Les Greenberg, UC Riverside)

[Article modified on April 13, 2019 to correct inaccuracies.] New label changes will alter how...

Figure 2: Diagram showing California fipronil label restrictions. Graphic courtesy of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.
Figure 2: Diagram showing California fipronil label restrictions. Graphic courtesy of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Figure 2: Diagram showing California fipronil label restrictions. Graphic courtesy of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: applications (1), California (31), DPR (19), EPA (8), fipronil (3), label changes (2), law (3), perimeter (1), restrictions (1), UC IPM (281), UC Riverside (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Amazon Fined for Selling Illegal Pesticides

A retail shelf showing various pesticide containers. (Photo: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

Online marketplace Amazon.com was recently fined $1.2 million by the United States Environmental...

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:55 PM
Tags: Amazon.com (1), environmental protection agency (2), EPA (8), fines (1), illegal (2), marketplace (1), pesticides (32), training (15), UC IPM (281), violations (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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