General Public Resources
For your health
- How to file a complaint with CalEPA, DPR, the CAC, and the Structural Pest Control Board.
- Consumer fact sheets developed by DPR, the Structural Pest Control Board, and U.S. EPA.
- Feeling ill from a pesticide? What to do if you think exposure to a pesticide made you ill.
- Human health information
- Reimbursing Medical Costs of Persons Injured in Pesticide Incidents (handout) in English, PDF (132 kb); En Español, PDF, Reembolso de Gastos Médicos a Personas Lesionadas en Incidentes de Pesticidas (152 kb)
Enforcing pesticide laws and regulations
- Laws and regulations provide a listing of California laws and regulations regarding pesticides.
- Licensing and Certification Program licenses and certifies people and businesses providing agricultural pest control services.
- Enforcement and Compliance Options Chart, PDF describes the penalty prescribed by law, depending upon the action.
- Enforcement Response regulations (3 CCR sections 6128 and 6130)
- Preparing to be a Witness at an Administrative Pesticide Penalty Hearing, PDF
- Restricted materials permit process, PDF
Pesticide monitoring information
- Air and water programs protect the public and the environment from pesticide contamination by analyzing hazards and developing pollution prevention strategies.
- Residue monitoring provides information on residues in fresh produce.
- Integrated pest management in schools discusses the use of alternatives to pesticides, when possible.
- Vector control - Vector-Borne Disease Section, Department of Public Health
- Contact DPR
- County agricultural commissioner directory, California Department of Food and Agriculture web page with addresses, telephone numbers, and web sites
- DPR Enforcement Branch regional offices, PDF
- Structural Pest Control Board, Department of Consumer Affairs - regulates businesses and professionals that apply pesticides to structures.
- Travel to CalEPA Headquarters
For content questions, contact:
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015,
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015