Pesticide Storage

PESTICIDE STORAGE: BEST PRACTICES

Always refer to "Storage and Disposal" section on the pesticice label for basic storage information.


  • Store pesticides in a temperature controlled area to prevent freezing or overheating

 

Photo:  U California, ANR

  • Pesticides must be stored in their original container in a secure cabinet or building. Doors should have sign posted "No Smoking"

  • Liquids should be stored beneath dry pesticides on a non-absorbent shelving such as plastic or metal

  • Inspect pesticide containers frequently for splits, breaks or leaks and keep labels attached to original container