2011 California Code
Food and Agricultural Code
DIVISION 7. AGRICULTURAL CHEMICALS, LIVESTOCK REMEDIES, AND COMMERCIAL FEEDS [12500 - 15340]
ARTICLE 14. Birth Defect Prevention
Section 13127.5


CA Food & Agri Code § 13127.5 (through 2012 Leg Sess) What's This?

(a) The director, with the concurrence of the Secretary for Environmental Protection, may defer the suspension of registration of a pesticide product, as provided in Section 13127.2, if both of the following occur:

(1) The director receives a petition from the registrant or any other person requesting a deferral of suspension.

(2) The director makes a written finding of one of the following:

(A) Suspension of the registration of the product would cause substantial economic hardship to the users of the product, that there would be no significant, unmitigated human exposure to the product, and that no feasible alternatives to the product are available.

(B) Suspension of the registration of the product would be more detrimental to the agricultural or nonagricultural environment than continued use of the product, that there would be no significant, unmitigated human exposure to the product, and that no feasible alternatives to the product are available.

(C) Suspension of the registration of the product would result in significant risk to the public health and that no feasible alternatives to the product are available.

(b) The director shall limit the use of any product granted a deferral of suspension pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a) to specific uses that conform to the director s findings pursuant to paragraph (2) of subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1228, Sec. 5.)

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