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Pesticide Registration

The sale and use of pesticide products in Maine must comply with both state and federal law. All pesticide products, including FIFRA 25(b) minimum risk pesticides, distributed or offered for sale in Maine must be registered annually with the Maine Board of Pesticides Control pursuant to the Maine Pesticides Control Act of 1975. Pesticide products not in compliance with this law are subject to immediate Stop Sale and/or Seizure.

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New Product RegistrationIMPORTANT CHANGES FOR 2014

  • Pesticide Product Registration Instructions (Revised 2013) [PDF or Word]
  • Pesticide Product Registration Application (Revised 2013)
    • Fillable PDF—fill in online, print, save, submit electronically (requires Adobe Acrobat Professional to save)
    • PDF—form to print out and manually fill in
  • NEW! FORM—FIFRA Section 25(b) Confidential Statement of Formula—FIFRA 25(b) minimum risk exempt products only:
    • Fillable PDF—fill in online, print, save, submit electronically (requires Adobe Acrobat Professional to save)
    • PDF—form to print out and manually fill in

2014 Pesticide Renewal/Discontinuance [PDF]
Submission Guidelines for Labels and Supporting Documents [PDF]

FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemptions

  • U.S. EPA FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemption Information [PDF or Word]
  • U.S. EPA Guidance for State and Federal Agencies [PDF]

FIFRA Section 24(c) Special Local Needs Exemptions

FIFRA Section 25(b) Mininum Risk Pesticides

Contact Information

Mary Tomlinson, Pesticide Registrar/Water Quality Specialist
mary.e.tomlinson@maine.gov
(207)-287-2731