Daily Archives: May 18, 2012

Voluntary Pesticide Incident Reporting to PMRA

The Pesticide Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has a website resource for reporting pesticide incidents. The website can be found as follows: (http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/pest/part/protect-proteger/incident/index-eng.php) It includes the following items: -What is a pesticide incident? -Why report a pesticide incident? -What happens to the information provided? -What is the difference between voluntary and mandatory reporting? -How to report a pesticide incident -Other resources For example, a pesticide incident may include any unintended or unexpected effect of a pesticide on honey bees.