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

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Division 6. Pesticides and Pest Control Operations
Chapter 3. Pest Control Operations
Subchapter 3. Pesticide Worker Safety
Article 6. Use Requirements


6795. Thiophanate-Methyl.

(a) Employers shall provide and ensure that employees who handle pesticides containing thiophanate-methyl for the treatment of potato seed pieces wear respiratory protection approved by NIOSH for particulates.

(b) Indoor applications of thiophanate-methyl for potato seed-piece treatment are prohibited if there are persons within the room or enclosed space where the treatment is taking place, unless the persons are protected in the manner specified in subsection (a).


NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 11456 and 12981, Food and Agricultural Code.

Reference: Sections 12980 and 12981, Food and Agricultural Code.

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