Newfoundlanders Being Exposed To Banned Pesticides And Government Is "Approving" It
The following are the lists of pesticides “approved” for use by the Department of Environment & Conservation in NL
for the 2012 season.
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Please take note that the following pesticide ingredients are banned in NL for Cosmetic uses:
2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid)
MCPA (2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid)
Please Also take note that Diazinon has been banned federally across Canada for all lawn and turf uses since 2004 (some 8 years).
See Document HERE
The following are some of the products containing banned ingredients that are
being approved for use by our province:
PAR III, TRILLION, KILLEX (2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, mecoprop, dicamba)
To check for the banned active ingredients, formulation and MSDS for each product listed below and for approved use, you can look up the corresponding PCP# at: PMRA LABEL SEARCH.