Department of Pesticide Regulation
Mary-Ann Warmerdam
Director
  Arnold Schwarzenegger
Governor
 
 
January 28, 2008
 
  ENF 08-01
 
TO:
County Agricultural Commissioners
SUBJECT:
UPDATES TO VOLUME 3, RESTRICTED MATERIALS AND PERMITTING, PESTICIDE USE ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM STANDARDS COMPENDIUM
 

The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has finalized updates to Volume 3, Restricted Materials and Permitting, one of eight volumes from the Pesticide Use Enforcement Program Standards Compendium. A listing of updates to the manual is enclosed.

Changes to Restricted Materials and Permitting, in the form of new and updated procedures, policies, or interpretations, will be issued in the form of updates to the Compendium. All revisions will be available on-line. No printed copies will be distributed.

The changes to this update include:

  • Chapter 6, Permit Requirements:
    Added permit information on mandated governmental programs
  • Appendix B, California Restricted Materials Requirements:
    Added Sodium Tetrathiocarbonate (Enzone) to the listing
  • Appendix C.2, Recommended Permit Conditions for 1,3-Dichloropropene Pesticides (Fumigant):
    Updated information on township caps, processing requests to use 1,3-D, buffer zones, and application factors in the San Joaquin Valley ozone nonattainment area
  • Appendix E, Understanding California’s Definitions of Agricultural Use and Non Agricultural Use Pest Control:
    Added additional examples of non-production agricultural uses

The issue of Volatile Organic Compounds will be covered in a separate update.

Please have your staff begin using the updates to this reference immediately. Updates are available on DPR’s Restricted Materials and Permitting Web page at: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov/docs/enforce/compend/vol_3/rstrct_mat.htm.

This link replaces the link provided in Enforcement Letter ENF 06-27. If you are using the link from ENF 06-27, please replace your bookmark with the link shown above, as the old page will be removed from the DPR Web site.

Suggestions for changes, additions, or deletions to the Compendium should be directed to DPR, Enforcement Branch.

If you have any questions, contact the Enforcement Branch Liaison assigned to your county.

 
Sincerely,
 
 
Original Signature by:
 
Nan Gorder, Ph.D.
Chief, Enforcement Branch
916-324-4100
 
Enclosures:
Summary of Updates - Replacement Page Guide, PDF (12 kb)

cc:   Mr. Roy Rutz, Agriculture Program Supervisor IV
        Ms. Ada Ann Scott, Agriculture Program Supervisor II
        Mr. James Shattuck, DPR Agricultural Commissioner Liaison, DPR
        Enforcement Branch Liaisons



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