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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

102 STAT. 2672

PUBLIC LAW 100-532—OCT. 25, 1988

SXC 4t2. CONTAINERS. RINSATES, AND OTHER MATERIALS.

Section 19(a) (7 U.S.C. 136q<a)) (as amended by section 401 of this Ad) is farther amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraph: "(3) (>ONTAINEBS, RINSATES, AND OTHER

MATERIALS.—The

Administrator may by r^ulation, or as part of an order issued under section 6 or an amendment to such an order— "(A) issue requirements and procedures to be followed by any person who stores or transports any container of a pesticide the r^istration of which has been suspended or canceled, any rinsate containing the pesticide, or any other material used to contain or collect excess or spilled quantities of the pesticide; "(B) issue requirements and procedures to be followed by any person who disposes of stocks of any container of a pesticide the registration of which has been suspended, any rinsate containing the pesticide, or any other material used to contain or collect excess or spilled quantities of the pesticide; and "(Q issue requirements and procedures for the disposal of any container of a pesticide the r^istration of which has been canceled, any rinsate containing the pesticide, or any other material used to contain or collect excess or spilled quantities of the pesticide.". S E C 403. PESTICIDE CX)NTAINERS.

Section 19 (7 U.S.C. 136q) (as amended by section 401 of this Act) is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsections: "(e) CONTAINER DESIGN.— "(1) PROCEDURES.—

Regulations.

"(A) Not later than 3 years after the effective date of this subsection, the Administrator shall, in consultation with the heads of other interested Federal agencies, promulgate regulations for the design of pesticide containers that will promote the safe storage and disposal of pesticides. "(B) The r^ulations shall ensure, to the fullest extent practicable, that the containers— "(i) accommodate procedures used for the removal of pesticides from the containers and the rinsing of the containers; "(ii) facilitate the safe use of the containers, including elimination of splash and leakage of pesticides from the containers; "(iii) facilitate the safe disposal of the containers; and "(iv) facilitate the safe refill and reuse of the containers. "(2) COMPLIANCE.—The Administrator shall require compliance with the lobulations referred to in paragraph (1) not later than 5 years after the effective date of this subsection. "(f) PssnciDB REsmuE REMOVAL.— "(1) PROCEDURES.—

Regulations.

"(A) Not later than 3 years after the effective date of this subsection, the Administrator shall, in consultation with the heads of other interested Federal agencies, promulgate r^ulations prescribing procedures and standards for the removal of pesticides from containers prior to disposal.