All about pesticides
Pesticides are used in various environments to destroy or control undesirable organisms.
If you use a pesticide, make sure that it’s easy to apply, that it doesn’t require the expertise of a professional and that you have the necessary protective equipment.
Applying commercial pesticides
The use of these pesticides, which are intended for use in agriculture, forestry and other commercial activities, is governed by laws and regulations.
Pesticide application in agricultural areas
In agriculture, pesticides are primarily used to protect crops from insects, weeds and disease.
Sale of pesticides
Selling pesticides and storing them for sales purposes must comply with certain requirements.
Proper storage of pesticides ensures that they are adequately maintained and prevents their containers or labels from deteriorating.
It is important to manage pesticide waste because it can have the properties of a hazardous material and pose a danger.
Obtaining a pesticide permit or certificate
A permit is required for businesses that sell or use pesticides. A certificate is required for pesticide vendors and users.
Pesticide purchases and sales declarations
Certain companies in Québec are required to submit information on their pesticide purchases and sales each year.
Last update: September 16, 2021