Tag Archives: MSDS

SPN: How are your records?

How are your records? This isn’t the most exciting of topics, but this is a good time a year to take time to review your IPM program and your recordkeeping procedures. Posting Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) requires that prior to any indoor pest control treatment 48 hours in advance. This posting notification must be placed in an area of common access for schools, child care centers, nursing homes, hospitals, hotels, motels, food processing plants and warehouses. For those of you who service apartment complexes in 2018 you… Read More →

School Pest News Volume 12, Issue 8, November 2013

Global Harmonization What? If you haven’t heard by now, new rules have gone into effect on how you train employees or yourself on the new safety data sheets.  Just in case you have not heard this, I thought I would share with you some information from TASB and NPMA on the changing of MSDS to SDS and who needs to be trained.  Today we had our Fall IPM Seminar at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas.  One of our speakers was Dr. Don Renchie,… Read More →

School Pest News,Volume 12, Issue 3, May 2013

When is a pesticide not part of the school IPM program?  Janet Hurley and Don Renchie According to the U.S. EPA, a pesticide is a chemical used to prevent, destroy, repel, or mitigate pests.  Often misunderstood to refer only to insecticides, the term pesticide also applies to herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, and various other substances to control pests.  Many household cleaners are considered pesticides as well, by the EPA, but are typically exempt from school IPM programs.  Recently there has been confusion over some public health products that are… Read More →