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  • Cooperatively developed by the Atlantic Working Group for Pest Management Education and Training Standards

    ATLANTIC CANADA PESTICIDE APPLICATOR TRAINING MANUAL SERIES

    Applicator Core Training Manual

    Volume

    1

  • A T L A N T I C C A N A D A P E S T I C I D E A P P L I C A T O R T R A I N I N G M A N U A L S E R I E S

    Applicator Core

    This manual can be obtained from the following Provincial Agencies: Government of Newfoundland & Labrador

    Government of Nova Scotia

    Government of New Brunswick

    Government of Prince Edward Island

    Queens Printer P.O. Box 8700 St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6 Tel: 709-729-3649

    Environment & Labour P. O. Box 697 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2T8 Tel: 902-424-5300

    Environment& Local Government Fredericton, NB. Tel: 506 453 2098

    Department of Environment, Energy and Forestry PO Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8 Tel: 902- 368-5474

  • APPLICATOR CORE

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    CHAPTER 1: GENERAL INFORMATION...................................................................... 1 SOURCES OF INFORMATION............................................................................................................ 2 GENERAL PESTICIDE TERMINOLOGY AND DEFINITIONS.............................................. 3 Pest ................................................................................................................................................... 3 Pesticide ........................................................................................................................................... 3 Components of a Pesticide ........................................................................................................... 4 Formulation.............................................................................................................................. 4 Active Ingredient ..................................................................................................................... 4 Formulant ................................................................................................................................. 4 Carrier........................................................................................................................................ 4 Adjuvant.................................................................................................................................... 5 Formulation Types......................................................................................................................... 6 Abbreviations of Some Common Formulations ................................................................ 6 Special Formulations............................................................................................................... 9 NAMING PESTICIDES......................................................................................................................... 10 Product Name............................................................................................................................... 10 Common Name............................................................................................................................ 10 Chemical Name ............................................................................................................................ 10 GROUPING PESTICIDES.................................................................................................................... 11 Grouping by Target Pest............................................................................................................. 12 Grouping by Mode of Action or Route of Entry.................................................................... 12 Contact Pesticides.................................................................................................................. 13 Systemic Pesticides ................................................................................................................ 13 Grouping by Chemical Family ................................................................................................... 14 COMPATIBILITY.................................................................................................................................... 17 TANK MIXING ....................................................................................................................................... 18 SELF-TEST QUESTIONS ..................................................................................................................... 20 CHAPTER 2: REGULATIONS ........................................................................................ 23 FEDERAL PESTICIDE LEGISLATION AND CODES............................................................... 24 Pest Control Products Act................................................................................................................. 24 Pesticide Registration............................................................................................................ 25 Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act .................................................. 27 OTHER FEDERAL LEGISLATION.................................................................................................. 28 Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act (TDG).............................................................................. 28 Canada Labour Code ................................................................................................................... 29 Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) .................................. 29 Food and Drugs Act......................................................................................................................... 30 Migratory Birds Convention Act ....................................................................................................... 30 Fisheries Act .................................................................................................................................... 31

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • APPLICATOR CORE

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Fertilizer Act ................................................................................................................................................. 31 National Fire Code (NFC)........................................................................................................................ 31 National Building Code (NBC)................................................................................................................ 32 PROVINCIAL PESTICIDE LEGISLATION.................................................................................... 33 Pesticide Training ......................................................................................................................... 33 Pesticide Legislation in the Atlantic Provinces ........................................................................ 33 Nova Scotia ............................................................................................................................ 34 Prince Edward Island............................................................................................................ 34 New Brunswick...................................................................................................................... 34 Newfoundland and Labrador .............................................................................................. 34 MUNICIPAL PESTICIDE LEGISLATION...................................................................................... 35 SELF-TEST QUESTIONS ..................................................................................................................... 36 CHAPTER 3: LABELLING .............................................................................................. 37 PESTICIDE PRODUCT LABEL ......................................................................................................... 38 Components of a Label ............................................................................................................... 38 Principal Display Panel ......................................................................................................... 39 Quiz # 3-1: Principal Display Panel ................................................................................... 47 Secondary Display Panel ...................................................................................................... 49 Quiz # 3-2: Secondary Display Panel................................................................................. 56 Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) ........................................................................................................ 63 Product Information.................................................................................................................... 63 Hazardous Ingredients................................................................................................................. 63 Physical Data................................................................................................................................. 63 Occupational Procedures and Prevention Measures .............................................................. 63 First Aid and Emergency Procedures ............................................................................