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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 125 -JUNE 25, 1947 or animal life or viruses, except viruses on or in living man or other animals, which the Secretary shall declare to be a pest. ",Devia." b. The term "device" means any instrument or contrivance intended for trapping, destroying, repelling, or mitigating insects or rodents or destroying, repelling, or mitigating fungi or such other pests as may be designated by the Secretary, but not including equipment used for the application of economic poisons when sold separately therefrom. "Insecticide." c. The term "insecticide" means any substance or mixture of sub- stances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any insects which may be present in any environment whatsoever. "Fungiide." d. The term "fungicide" means any substance or mixture of sub- stances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any fungi. et e The term "rodenticide" means any substance or mixture of sub- stances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating rodents or any other vertebrate animal which the Secretary shall declare to be a pest. "Herbicide." f. The term "herbicide" means any substance or mixture of sub- stances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any weed. "W eed . "g. The term "weed" means any plant which grows where not wanted. " Ins ' e." h. The term "insect" means any of the numerous small invertebrate animals generally having the body more or less obviously segmented, for the most part belonging to the class insecta, comprising six-legged, usually winged forms, as, for example, beetles, bugs, bees, flies, and to other allied classes of arthropods whose members are wingless and usually have more than six legs, as, for example, spiders, mites, ticks, centipedes, and wood lice. "Fmngi. " i. The term "fungi" means all non-chlorophyll-bearing thallophytes (that is, all non-chlorophyll-bearing plants of a lower order than mosses and liverworts) as, for example, rusts, smuts, mildews, molds, yeasts, and bacteria, except those on or in living man or other animals. m nedint state- j. The term ingredient statement" means either- (1) a statement of the name and percentage of each active in- gredient, together with the total percentage of the inert ingre- aients, in the economic poison; or (2) a statement of the name of each active ingredient, together with the name of each and total percentage of the inert ingre- dients, if any there be, in the economic poison (except option 1 shall apply if the preparation is highly toxic to man, determined Pot, . p. 6. as provided in section 6 of this Act) ; and, in addition to (1) or (2) in case the economic poison contains arsenic in any form, a statement of the percentages of total and water soluble arsenic, each calculated as elemental arsenic. "Activeingrdient." k. The term "active ingredient" means an ingredient which will prevent, destroy, repel, or mitigate insects, fungi, rodents, weeds or other pests. " Inert ingredient." 1. The term "inert ingredient" means an ingredient which is not active. "Antidote." m. The term "antidote" means a practical immediate treatment in case of poisoning and includes first-aid treatment. "Person." n. The term "person" means any individual, partnership, associa- tion, corporation, or any organized group of persons whether incor- porated or not. "Territory. " o. The term "Territory" means any Territory or possession of the United States, excluding the Canal Zone. "Secretary." p. The term "Secretary" means the Secretary of Agriculture. "Registrant." q. The term "registrant" means the person registering any economic poison pursuant to the provisions of this Act. [61 STAT.