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Subject 40-11-10 PROHIBITED ACTS

Rule 40-11-10-.01 Prohibited Acts

(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to distribute in this State:
(a) Any pesticide which has not been registered pursuant to the Act and these regulations.
(b) Any pesticide whose composition differs from that represented in its registration.
(c) Any pesticide which is misbranded as defined in Section 40-11-10 of these regulations.
(d) Any pesticide unless it is in the registrant's or manufacturer's unbroken container and bears a label meeting the requirements of the Act and these regulations.
(e) Any pesticide or device which has been rendered unsafe due to damage to its contents, container or label.
(f) Any pesticide labeled for restricted uses to any person who has not been certified or permitted to purchase and use such restricted use pesticide.
(2) It shall be unlawful for any person to:
(a) Modify or destroy any label or labeling provided for in the Act and these regulations.
(b) Modify any pesticide in a manner that would defeat the purpose of the Act or these regulations.
(c) Use or cause to be used any pesticide in a manner inconsistent with its labeling or other restrictions imposed by the Commissioner.
(d) Use for his own advantage or reveal any information relative to formulas of products, or any information relative to trade secrets or commercial or financial information obtained under the authority of this Act, other than as provided in Section 6(2)(d) of the Act.
(e) Handle, transport, store, display or distribute any pesticide in a manner that would endanger man or his environment or endanger food, feed, or any other product.
(f) Dispose of, discard or store any pesticide or pesticide container in such manner to cause injury to humans, vegetation, crops, livestock, wildlife, beneficial insects, or to pollute any water supply or waterway.
(g) Refuse or fail to comply with any other provision of the Act or these regulations.

Rule 40-11-10-.02 Exemptions

Penalties provided for violation of Sections 6(1)(a), (b), (c), (d), and (e) of the Act shall not apply to:

1. Any carrier while lawfully engaged in transporting a pesticide within this State, if such carrier permits the Commissioner to copy all records relating to the transactions in and movement of pesticides and devices.
2. Public officials of this State and the Federal Government while engaged in the performances of their official duties.
3. The manufacturer, shipper, or distributor of pesticide for which an experimental use permit has been issued by the Commissioner.
4. Any person who ships a substance or mixture of substances for the purpose of determining its pesticidal or other properties and from which the user does not expect to receive any benefit in pest control.
5. Any pesticide intended solely for export to a foreign country when prepared or packed to specifications of purchaser.