Active Ingredient: Chloropicrin
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Chloropicrin
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Halonitroalkane
Herbicide, Insecticide, Fungicide, Nematicide
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Additional Labeling Requirements


Risk Assessment Documents

Risk Characterization Documents (RCDs) estimate the nature and likelihood of adverse health effects in humans who may be exposed to pesticides.

Other Documents

  • August 2017 Methyl Bromide, 1,3-Dichloropropene, and Chloropicrin Air Monitoring Results for 2010-2016
  • November 2016 Summary of Ambient Air Monitoring for 1,3-Dichloropropene, Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin, 2010 - 2015
  • May 2015 Summary of Ambient Air Monitoring for 1,3-Dichloropropene, Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin, 2010 - 2014
  • January 2014 Results from Air Monitoring Workers during Tarpaulin Cutting Activity of Totally Impervious Film Tarpaulin on Fields Treated with Chloropicrin and 1,3-D (PDF)
  • October 2013 Results from Sampling for Phosgene Using Salad Devices Charged with Chloropicrin and Positioned on Non-Absorbent Surface (PDF)
  • May 2013 Survey of Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin Air Concentrations during Shanked Field Applications (PDF)
  • April 2013 Relevance of the Bieler-Williams Polly-3 Trend Test in the Analysis of Carcinogenicity of Chloropicrin (PDF)
  • March 2013 Lompoc Monitoring Report
  • March 2012 Results from Dome Sampling for Phosgene Using High Initial Concentrations Of Chloropicrin (Extreme Conditions) In A Field Environment (PDF)
  • January 2012 Results from Air Monitoring a Tarpaulin Cutting and Removal Operation Involving 5-Layer Totally Impervious Film Tarpaulin on a Chloropicrin-Treated Field (PDF)
  • January 2012 Estimation of Exposure of Persons in California to Pesticide Products that Contain Chloropicrin (PDF)
  • December 2011 Compilation of Studies Estimating near Surface Concentrations of 1,3-Dichloropropene or Chloropicrin (PDF)
  • January 2010 Report Title Evaluation of Chloropicrin Priority Illness Episodes Relative To County Permit Conditions, Pesticide Use, and U.S. EPA's Mitigation Measures (PDF)
  • January 2010 Public Exposure to Airborne Chloropicrin In California (PDF)
  • July 2010 Chloropicrin Soil Fumigation Occupational Exposure Data (PDF)
  • January 2007 Air Dispersion Modeling Analysis of Priority Incident 38-MON-05 (PDF)
  • August 2006 Final Report on Pesticide Air Monitoring Around a Field Application of Chloropicrin in Santa Barbara County October 2005
    • Analytical Report
    • Photos
  • March 2005 Chloropicrin Results from Air Sample Bags Taken as Part of an Investigation into Priority Investigation 5-SD05 (PDF)
  • March 2005 Review of Chloropicrin Exposure Monitoring Study, Data Package 209842 (PDF)
  • January 2005 Final Report for the 2003 Application Air Monitoring for Chloropicrin in Santa Cruz County
    • Appendices
  • January 2004 Final Report for the 2001 Ambient Air Monitoring for Chloropicrin and Metam Sodium Breakdown Products in Monterey and Santa Cruz Counties
    • Appendices
  • January 2004 Results from Air Monitoring Study Conducted in Southern California in Post-Fumigated Structures Entered by Gas Utility Workers (PDF)
  • November 2003 Final Report for the 2001 Ambient Air Monitoring for Chloropicrin and Metam Sodium Breakdown Products in Kern County
    • Appendices
  • March 2003 >Report for Air Monitoring Around a Bed Fumigation Application of Chloropicrin, Fall 2001
  • August 2002 Comments on the 8-14-02 Chloropicrin Manufacturers Task Force (CMTF) Revised Draft Protocol, "Monitoring of Chloropicrin Emissions from Field and Greenhouse Drip Irrigation Applications and Implied Worker Inhalation Exposure from Applications of Chloropicrin by Shank Injection, Drip Irrigation Systems and at Tree Replant Sites" (Data Package ID# 195883) (PDF)
  • July 1998 Results from Seal Beach Application Crew Monitoring for Methyl Bromide Exposure On May 2, 1998 (PDF)
  • April 1990 A Survey of the Warning Agent Concentration (Chloropicrin) Present Immediately Behind the Tarpaulin of Residences Undergoing Fumigation (PDF)
  • August 1987 Evaluation of Chloropicrin as a Warning Agent and Employee Exposure of Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin During Structural Fumigation (PDF)
  • April 1986 Studies of Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin Used as Structural Fumigants in CA 1984 (PDF)
  • July 1984 Additional Monitoring of the Concentrations of Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin in the Air Downwind from Fields during and After Preplant Soil Fumigations (Shallow Injection) (PDF)
  • June 1984 Additional Monitoring of the Inhalation Exposure of Workers to Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin During Preplant Soil Fumigations (Shallow Injection) in 1983 (PDF)
  • February 1984 A Study of the Inhalation Exposure of Workers to Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin During Preplant Soil Fumigations (Shallow Injection) in 1982 - A Preliminary Report (PDF)
  • June 1983 A Method for Sampling and Determining Chloropicrin in Air (PDF)
  • April 1983 A Study of the Levels of Methyl Bromide and Chloropicrin in the Air Downwind from a Field During and After a Preplant Soil Fumigation (Shallow Injection) - A Preliminary Report (PDF)
Risk Management Directives (RMDs)

RMDs identify pesticide exposures that require mitigation in order to further protect human health.

Mitigation Documents

Enforcement Letters

Outreach Activities and Materials

For content questions, contact:

Ann Schaffner
Worker Health and Safety Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-4222
E-mail: Ann.Schaffner@cdpr.ca.gov

Kara James
Pesticide Registration Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 324-3523
E-mail: Kara.James@cdpr.ca.gov