Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview

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Title:
Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview
Physical Description:
Fact sheet
Creator:
MacRae, Andrew
Publisher:
University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla.
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Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Melanie Mercer.
Publication Status:
Published
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"Original publication date April 2010."
General Note:
"HS1168"

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University of Florida Institutional Repository
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University of Florida
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All rights reserved by the submitter.
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IR00003820:00001


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HS1168 Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview1 Andrew MacRae and Joseph Noling2 The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M. University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. the law Timeline for Implementation

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 2 Mandatory Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) for Chloropicrin must Soil preparation Soil temperature Soil moisture Soil sealing

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 3 Tarps (plastic mulch) A written tarp plan must be developed for inclusion in the FMP and must include: Weather conditions Application depth Prevention of end row spillage Shank-applied fumigant calibration, setup, repair, and maintenance of rigs

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 4 Additional GAPs for drip-applied calibration, setup, repair, and maintenance of application rigging New Handler Protections for Chloropicrin Handler definition Handler requirements

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 5 Respiratory protection Respiratory fit testing, training, and medical certification before

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 6 Tarp perforation and removal Extended Worker Reentry Restrictions for Chloropicrin Entry restrictions Fumigant Management Plan (FMP) for Chloropicrin Fumigant management plans (FMPs) each day's

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 7 each day's Overview of New Buffer Zone Regulations for Chloropicrin Buffer zone reentry Exemption for transit through the buffer zone Structures under the control of the owner/operator Structures not under the control of the owner/operator

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 8 Areas not under control of the owner/operator of the application block Publicly owned areas not under the control of the owner/operator Difficult-to-evacuate sites Agricultural areas not under the control of the owner/operator Buffer zone proximity Buffer Zone Distances for Chloropicrin

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 9 Buffer Zone Reduction Credits for Chloropicrin High-barrier tarps (30%%) Soil conditions (10%%) Soil temperature (10%) Potassium thiosulfate (KTS) and/or a water seal (15%) Buffer zone credit cap (80%)

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Chloropicrin Fumigant REDs Regulations Overview 10 Conclusion