Section 18 Exemptions Approved For Maryland

Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) authorizes the Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to allow States to use a pesticide for a limited time if EPA determines that emergency conditions exist. Please Note: Use of a product under a Section 18 in the State of Maryland requires that the applicator must have in their possession, at the time and place of the pesticide application, a Maryland Section 18 label, drafted by the manufacturer of the product and approved by the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) for the product being used. 

Current Section 18 Status As of 03/19/2009

APPROVED SECTION 18'S
​PRODUCT ​EPA REG. NUMBER SECTION 18 NUMBER ​SITE/USE DATE APPROVED DATE EXPIRES
​Thiophnate methyl
 Topsin M 70 WP
​73545-11,
73545-11-82695
And
73545-11-70506
​09-MD-01
​Mushroom spawn &
supplement to control
green mold in
mushrooms
​01/11/2009 ​01/11/2009
​Flutriafol
 Topguard
​Unregistered ​05-MD-11 
​Soybeans to control
Soybean Rust
​05/11/2008 ​05/11/2010
​Flusilazole
 Punch
​Unregistered ​05-MD-08
​Soybeans to control
Soybean Rust
​07/15/2007 ​07/15/2010
 

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