The U.S. EPA regulations require secondary containment units where bulk pesticides are stored and containment pads where bulk pesticides are transferred by August 16, 2009. The specific regulations are in
the Code of Federal Regulations Title 40 Subpart E—Standards for Pesticide Containment Structures
. This includes 40 CFR 165.80 through 165.97. The EPA Container & Containment Rule includes secondary containment, load pads, shut-off valves, inspection documentation, and more.
The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) adopted these regulations by reference in the Combined Pesticide Law and Rules (35:30-17-89.1)
. ODAFF has put together the following questionnair to determine your need for secondary bulk pesticide containment or containment pad for your operation or business. Please use both columns of the quesionnair to determine if you meet the requirements.
Once you have completed the determination check list fill in the boxes and select the submit
button to send us your information. If you need to have a secondary
containment or a loading pad a representative will contact you regarding
regulations on containment constructions.
If you have any question please contact, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry,
Consumer Protection Service, (405)522-5885.