Private Applicator Record Keeping Requirements

Private Applicator Restricted Use Pesticide Application Record – Certified private pesticide applicators must maintain records of federally restricted-use pesticides applications pursuant to the USDA requirements.  These records must be retained for a period of two (2) years following the application of the restricted-use pesticide.

Items to be recorded are:

  • The brand or product name of the federally restricted-use pesticide and the product’s EPA Registration number
  • The total amount of restricted-use pesticide applied
  • The size of the area treated with the restricted-use pesticide
  • The crop, commodity, stored product, or site treated with the restricted-use pesticide
  • The location of the application of the restricted-use pesticide
  • The month, day, and year of the application
  • The certified applicator’s name and certification number