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Guidance to help professional users of pesticides follow the law.

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15 June 2010
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Pesticides: code of practice
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Professional users include:

  • farmers
  • pest controllers
  • foresters
  • market gardeners

Pesticides are all chemical and biological products used to kill or control pests, including:

  • insecticides
  • fungicides
  • herbicides
  • biocides (eg slug pellets and rat poison)

This code was written before new laws on using plant protection products. You should also read the guidance on these new laws.

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