Restricted Use Pesticide Sales Reports & Posting Requirements

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					 Pesticide and Fertilizer Management, Ph: 651-201-6021, Fx: 651-201-6105                                                    FACT SHEET


Restricted Use Pesticide Sales Reports & Posting Requirements
This fact sheet has been prepared by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) to provide guidance to Licensed Pesticide
Dealers who are required to maintain records of restricted use pesticide sales. The MDA has adopted rules clarifying the purchase,
pick up, and delivery of Restricted Use Pesticides (RUP) by pesticide end users, their family members and/or representatives. Please
see “Restricted Use Pesticide Distribution Guidelines” fact sheet for additional clarification of sale/delivery requirements This
guidance is intended to supplement - not replace - the Minnesota Pesticide Control Law and related rules.

RUP SaleS RecoRdS                                                                3. Amount and units sold (amount of RUP initially
Minnesota law requires Pesticide Dealers to record all sales                        distributed with units, do not list returns);
of RUPs with required information on forms provided by                           4. Full name of applicator (RUP end-user);
the MDA, or on forms approved by the Commissioner                                5. Applicator license/certification number, expiration
of Agriculture. Computer generated forms and dealer                                 date, and state of origin (if other than Minnesota);
invoices are permissible if all required information is listed
                                                                                    a. Dealer verifies validity of license/certification
at the time of sale.
                                                                                         before an RUP is either picked-up or
                                                                                         delivered.
Dealers must record required information on sales reports
by the end of the business day the RUP is made available.                           b. Applicator shows dealer valid license/
Dealers must keep reports of restricted use sales at the                                 certification identification card.
location of sale for 5 years and may not consolidate sales                          c. Dealer contacts MDA for verification.
from several locations into a single report.                                     6. Date RUP was picked-up or delivered; and
Dealers maintaining computer generated dealer sales                              7. Name and address of the person (other than the
report must be able to produce a complete printed version                           applicator) to whom product is made available.
upon request by the MDA at the time of an inspection. No
additional information may be hand-written on computer                      InfoRmatIon not ReqUIRed on RUP
report at a latter date.                                                    SaleS RePoRtS
                                                                            Do not list the following on the sales report form.
InfoRmatIon ReqUIRed on RUP SaleS                                               1. Dealer to dealer sales for resale;
RePoRtS                                                                         2. Returns of RUP product for credit; and
List the following on each page of the sales report form.                       3. Commercial applications made by dealer
     1. Dealer name (name of the licensed firm);                                     employees (custom applications).
     2. Dealer license number (example: 20012345);
     3. Dealer address (where RUP is made available);                       dISPlay lIcenSe and PoSt SaleS aReaS
          and                                                               Each dealer must display their license in a prominent
     4. Dealer telephone number.                                            location and post MDA approved RUP placard stating
                                                                            “Restricted Use Pesticide - User Must Be Certified”.
List the following for each RUP sale made and listed on                     MDA provides placards at no charge to pesticide dealers.
the sales report form.
                                                                            For further information, please contact the MDA at
     1. Pesticide brand name (product name listed on the
                                                                            651-201-6021, or www.mda.state.mn.us
          pesticide label);
     2. EPA Registration Number (listed on the label);

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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, an alternative form of communication is available upon request.   rup sales report and post rq.indd
TDD: 1-800-627-3529. MDA is an equal opportunity employer and provider.                                                                           12/24/09