California Code of Regulations (Title 3. Food and Agriculture)
Division 6. Pesticides and Pest Control Operations

Division 6. Pesticides and Pest Control Operations
Chapter 2. Pesticides
Subchapter 4. Restricted Materials
Article 1. Restricted Materials


6400. Restricted Materials.

The director designates the pesticides listed in this section as restricted materials.

(a) Any pesticide labeled as a "Restricted Use Pesticide" pursuant to Section 3 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (Title 7, United States Code, Section 136a).

(b) Any pesticide used under an "Emergency Exemption" issued pursuant to Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (Title 7, United States Code, Section 136p).

(c) Pesticides formulated as a dust, labeled to permit outdoor use, and packaged in containers of more than 25 pounds, except:

(1) Products containing only exempt materials specified in Section 6402; and

(2) Products containing only carbaryl, disulfoton, endosulfan, lindane, strychnine, zinc phosphide or an active ingredient not otherwise included in this Section, and labeled only for one or more of the following uses: home use, structural pest control, industrial use, institutional use, and use by public agency vector control districts pursuant to Section 116180 of the Health and Safety Code.

(d) Pesticide products containing active ingredients listed in Section 6800(a) (Potential to Pollute Groundwater), when labeled for agricultural, outdoor institutional, or outdoor industrial use.

(e) Certain other pesticides:

ACROLEIN, when labeled for use as an aquatic herbicide

ALDICARB (Temik)

ALUMINUM PHOSPHIDE (Phostoxin)

4-AMINO PYRIDINE (Avitrol)

AZINPHOS-METHYL (Guthion)

BRODIFACOUM

BROMADIOLONE

CALCIUM CYANIDE

CARBARYL (Sevin), except:

(1) When formulated as a bait; or

(2) When labeled only for one or more of the following uses: use directly on livestock or poultry, home use, structural pest control, industrial use, institutional use, or use by public agency vector control districts pursuant to Section 116180 of the Health and Safety Code.

CARBOFURAN (Furadan)

CHLOROPICRIN

CHLORPYRIFOS, when labeled for the production of an agricultural commodity.

3-CHLORO-P-TOLUIDINE HYDROCHLORIDE (Starlicide)

DAZOMET, (Basamid), when labeled for the production of agricultural plant commodities.

DICAMBA (Banvel), except:

(1) Liquid formulations packaged in containers of one quart or less regardless of percentage of dicamba;

(2) Liquid formulations that contain 15 percent or less dicamba packaged in containers of one gallon or less;

(3) Liquid formulations of a product that is labeled to be used without further dilution; 

(4) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of one pound or less, of a product that is labeled to be further diluted for use; and

(5) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of 50 pounds or less, of a product that contains 10 percent or less dicamba and is labeled to be used without further dilution.

2,4-DICHLOROPHENOXYACETIC ACID (2,4-D), except:

(1) Liquid formulations, packaged in containers of one quart or less, regardless of percentage of 2,4-D;

(2) Liquid formulations that contain 15 percent or less 2,4-D packaged in containers of one gallon or less;

(3) Liquid formulations of a product that is labeled to be used without further dilution;

(4) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of one pound or less, regardless of percentage of 2,4-D;

(5) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of 50 pounds or less, of a product that contains 10 percent or less 2,4-D and is labeled to be used without further dilution; and

(6) Products labeled only for use as a plant growth regulator.

2,4-DICHLORPHENOXYBUTYRIC ACID (2,4-DB), except:

(1) Liquid formulations, packaged in containers of one quart or less, regardless of percentage of 2,4-DB;

(2) Liquid formulations that contain 15 percent or less 2,4-DB packaged in containers of one gallon or less;

(3) Liquid formulations of a product that is labeled to be used without further dilution;

(4) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of one pound or less, regardless of percentage of 2,4-DB; and

(5) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of 50 pounds or less, of a product that contains 10 percent or less 2,4-DB and is labeled to be used without further dilution.

2,4-DICHLOROPHENOXYPROPIONIC ACID (2,4-DP), except:

(1) Liquid formulations, packaged in containers of one quart or less, regardless of percentage of 2,4-DP;

(2) Liquid formulations that contain 15 percent or less 2,4-DP packaged in containers of one gallon or less;

(3) Liquid formulations of a product that is labeled to be used, without further dilution of 2,4-DP;

(4) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of one pound or less, regardless of percentage of 2,4-DP;

(5) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of 50 pounds or less, of a product that contains 10 percent or less 2,4-DP and is labeled to be used without further dilution.

1,3-DICHLOROPROPENE (Telone II)

DIFENACOUM

DIFETHIALONE

DISULFOTON (Di-Syston), except when labeled only for one or more of the following uses; home use, structural pest control, industrial use, institutional use, and use by public agency vector control districts pursuant to Section 116180 of the Health and Safety Code.

ENDOSULFAN (Thiodan), except when labeled only for one or more of the following uses: home use, structural pest control, industrial use, institutional use, and use by public agency vector control districts pursuant to Section 116180 of the Health and Safety Code.

ETHOPROP (Mocap), when labeled for turf use.

FENAMIPHOS (Nemacur)

LINDANE, except when labeled only for one or more of the following uses: home use, structural pest control, industrial use, institutional use, and use by public agency vector control districts pursuant to Section 116180 of the Health and Safety Code.

MAGNESIUM PHOSPHIDE

METAM SODIUM, labeled for the production of agricultural plant commodities.

METHAMIDOPHOS (Monitor)

METHIDATHION (Supracide)

METHOMYL (Lannate), except fly baits containing not more than one percent methomyl.

METHYL BROMIDE

METHYL IODIDE - unregistered

2-METHYL-4-CHLOROPHENOXYACETIC ACID (MCPA), except:

(1) Liquid formulations packaged in containers of one quart or less regardless of percentage of MCPA;

(2) Liquid formulations that contain 15 percent or less MCPA packaged in containers of one gallon or less;

(3) Liquid formulations of a product that is to be used without further dilution;

(4) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of one pound or less, regardless of percentage of MCPA; and

(5) Dry formulations, packaged in containers of 50 pounds or less, of a product that contains less than 10 percent MCPA and is labeled to be used without further dilution.

METHYL ISOTHIOCYANATE (MITC), labeled for the production of agricultural plant commodities.

MEVINPHOS (Phosdrin)

MOLINATE (Ordram) - unregistered

OXYDEMETON-METHYL (Metasystox-R)

PARAQUAT (Gramoxone)

PARATHION-METHYL

PHORATE (Thimet)

PHOSPHINE GAS

POTASSIUM N-METHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE (metam-potassium), when labeled for the production of agricultural plant commodities.

PROPANIL (3,4-Dichloropropionanilide)

SODIUM CYANIDE

SODIUM FLUOROACETATE (Compound 1080)

SODIUM TETRATHIOCARBONATE (Enzone)

STRYCHNINE, except rodenticides when labeled only for one or more of the following uses: home use, structural pest control, industrial use, institutional use, and use by public agency vector control districts pursuant to Section 116180 of the Health and Safety Code.

SULFOTEPP

SULFURYL FLUORIDE

THIOBENCARB (Bolero)

TRIBUFOS (DEF, Folex)

TRIBUTYLTIN, organotin, or a tri-organotin compound formulated as an antifouling paint, coating or compound and labeled for the control of fouling organisms in an aquatic environment.

ZINC PHOSPHIDE, except when labeled only for one or more of the following uses: home use, structural pest control, industrial use, institutional use, and use by public agency vector control districts pursuant to Section 116180 of the Health and Safety Code. 

 

NOTE: Authority Cited: Sections 14004.5 and 14005, Food and Agricultural Code.

Reference: Sections 14004.5 and 14005, Food and Agricultural Code.


6402. Exempt Materials.

The director designates and establishes pursuant to Section 14006.7 of the Food and Agricultural Code the pesticides stated in this Section as exempt materials.

(a) Spray adjuvants

(b) Petroleum oils

(c) Sulfur

(d) Lime

(e) Lime-sulfur

(f) Sodium polysulfide

(g) Certain copper compounds

(1) Bordeaux mixture

(2) Copper acetate

(3) Copper carbonate

(4) Copper hydroxide

(5) Copper-lime mixtures

(6) Copper linoleate

(7) Copper oleate

(8) Copper oxychloride

(9) Copper sulfate (basic, monhydrate, and pentahydrate)

(10) Copper oxide

(11) Copper calcium oxychloride

(h) Bacillus thuringiensis Berliner.

 

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 11456 and 14006.7, Food and Agricultural Code.

Reference: Section 14006.7, Food and Agricultural Code.