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Chloropicrin Mitigation Documents and Activities
The Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) is proposing mitigation measures designed to protect bystanders and residents from acute (short-term) exposures to chloropicrin used as a soil fumigant. DPR has scheduled eight meetings in five locations to present the chloropicrin mitigation proposal.
- Interested Parties Letter, May 15, 2013, PDF (42 kb) (En Español, PDF, 45 kb)
- Summary of Proposed Control Measures for Chloropicrin, PDF (55 kb) (En Español, PDF, (59 kb) - These documents were amended to clarify the definition of a buffer zone.
Chloropicrin Mitigation Proposal
This document describes the controls that DPR is proposing to reduce risk from acute exposure that might occur near fields fumigated with products containing chloropicrin.
- Chloropicrin Mitigation Proposal and Appendices
1 - 3, PDF (269 kb) U.S. EPA Mitigation; Risk Management Directive; Reconsideration of the Carcinogenicity of Chloropicrin.
- Appendix 4, PDF (1 mb) Development of Chloropicrin Buffer Zones
No meetings are scheduled at this time.
Archives of past meetings
- Chloropicrin mitigation proposal - community, PDF (693 kb)
- Chloropicrin mitigation proposal - technical, PDF (842 kb)
Comments and Responses
DPR has extended the comment period for Chloropicrin Mitigation to August 31, 2013.
For content questions, contact:
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-4222