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Subject 40-21-5 RECORD KEEPING REQUIREMENTS

Rule 40-21-5-.01 Persons Required to Keep Records

Every licensed pesticide contractor shall maintain true and accurate records of all pesticide applications performed as a part of his business operations. Every licensed commercial pesticide applicator not employed by or otherwise acting for a licensed pesticide contractor shall maintain true and accurate records of all applications of restricted use pesticides and pesticides with State restricted uses, whether applied by him or persons under his supervision. Licensed private pesticide applicators shall not be required to maintain records of pesticide application.

Rule 40-21-5-.02 Content of Records

All records of pesticide application required by these regulations shall include the following information:

(a) Date and time of application;
(b) Name of person for whom applied;
(c) Location of application site;
(d) Crop or target to which applied;
(e) Acreage, size of area treated, or total amount of pesticide applied;
(f) Target pest for which applied;
(g) Pesticide used and application rate;
(h) Type of equipment used;
(i) Name of applicator;
(j) Notation of any unexpected occurrence at or during application, such as spillage, exposure of humans or non-target animals, or drift, and any corrective or emergency action taken;
(k) Names, concentrations and quantities of all pesticides disposed of and the manner of disposition.

Rule 40-21-5-.03 Duration of Records

All records required for pesticide application shall be maintained for a period of two (2) years.

Rule 40-21-5-.04 Inspection of Records

The Commissioner or his designated agent shall be permitted to inspect records during normal business hours at the place where they are maintained and upon request in writing, shall be furnished a copy of such records.