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CCR 14 § 4330 – Pesticides

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California Code of Regulations, Title 14 – Natural Resources, Division 3 – Department of Parks and Recreation

Synopsis: This regulation prohibits visitors from excessive pesticide use (Borax, repellents, fire ant killer, etc.)…

CCR 14 § 4330 Pesticides

(a) No person shall disperse or otherwise apply any pesticide within any unit or portion thereof, whether to the air, water, ground, or vegetation, unless prior written approval has been obtained from the Department.

(b) Exception is made in the instance of dispersal within enclosed buildings, tents, tent trailers, or within any vehicle or boat containing living or sleeping quarters, or the use outdoors within ten (10) feet of the table, stove, tent or food lockers, of hand-held finger-operated aerosol dispensers or hand-operated plunger-type dispensers with net contents not to exceed twenty (20) ounces and containing any of the following pesticides: Pyrethrine, Allethrin, Piperonyl butoxide, Malathion, DDVP (Dichlorves Vapona), Dibrom, Rotenone (Derrin, Cube Root).


Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 14, § 4330
Note: Authority cited: Section 5003, Public Resources Code. Reference: Section 5008, Public Resources Code.

1. Amendment filed 1-28-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 86, No. 5).

2. Change without regulatory effect adding subsection (a) and (b) designators and repealing last paragraph filed 6-18-96 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 96, No. 25).

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