MCL - Section 324.8307a

Act 451 of 1994

324.8307a Pesticide; distribution, sale, exposure, or offer for sale; registration required.

Sec. 8307a.

    (1) Every pesticide distributed, sold, exposed, or offered for sale in this state shall be registered with the director pursuant to this part. The registration shall be submitted on a form provided by the director and shall be renewed annually before July 1. The director shall not register a pesticide under this part unless the registrant has paid all water quality protection fees and late fees required under part 87, registration fees under this part, and any administrative fines imposed under this part.
    (2) A pesticide is considered distributed, sold, exposed, or offered for sale in this state when the offer to sell either originates within this state or is directed by the offeror to persons in this state and received by those persons.
    (3) If a registrant distributes identical pesticides under more than 1 brand name, or distributes more than 1 pesticide formulation, each brand or formulation shall be registered as a separate product.
    (4) A registrant shall not register a pesticide that contains a substance that is required to be registered with the department unless that substance is also registered with the department.
    (5) A pesticide registration applicant shall submit to the director a complete copy of the pesticide labeling and the following, in a format prescribed by the director:
    (a) The name and address of the applicant and the name and address of the person whose name will appear on the label, if other than the applicant.
    (b) The full product name of the pesticide and the EPA registration number.
    (c) Other information considered necessary by the director.
    (6) The applicant shall submit a complete formula of the pesticide proposed for registration, including the active and inert ingredients, when requested by the director and necessary for the director to execute his or her duties under this part. The director shall not use any information relative to formulas of products, trade secrets, or other information obtained under this part for his or her own advantage or reveal such information, other than to his or her authorized representative, the EPA, the department of environmental quality, the department of health and human services, a court of the state in response to a subpoena, a licensed physician, or in an emergency to a pharmacist or other persons qualified to administer antidotes.
    (7) A registrant that operates from a business location outside this state shall do either of the following:
    (a) Continuously maintain in this state a registered office and a resident agent, which agent may be an individual resident in this state whose business office or residence is identical with the registered office, a domestic corporation or limited liability company, or a foreign corporation or limited liability company authorized to transact business in this state and having a business office identical with the registered office. The registrant shall file with the department the name, address, and telephone number of the resident agent and shall maintain and make available records required by this part and part 87.
    (b) Maintain and make available to the department records required by this part and part 87 and pay all costs incurred by the department in auditing the records if they are held at an out-of-state location.

History: Add. 2002, Act 418, Imd. Eff. June 5, 2002 ;-- Am. 2015, Act 118, Eff. Oct. 1, 2015
Popular Name: Act 451
Popular Name: NREPA