Federal Environmental Pesticide Control Act of 1971: Hearings, Ninety-second Congress, Second Session, on H.R. 10729 ... June 15 and 19, 1972

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Page 15 - (u) PESTICIDE. — The term 'pesticide' means (1) any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest, and (2) any substance or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, or desiccant.
Page 53 - vided in section 2112 of title 28, United States Code. Upon the filing of such petition the court shall have exclusive jurisdiction to affirm or set aside the order complained of in whole or in part. The court shall consider all evidence .of record. The order of the Administrator shall be sustained if
Page 56 - registrant, commercial 18 applicator, wholesaler, dealer, retailer, or other distrib19 utor who knowingly violates any provision of this Act 20 shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall on conviction 21 be fined not more than $25,000, or imprisoned for not more than one
Page 11 - pared with other words, statements, designs, or graphic matter in the labeling) and in such terms as to render it likely to be read and understood by the 17 ordinary individual under customary conditions of
Page 53 - 60 days after the entry of such order, a petition praying that the order be set aside in whole or in part. A copy of the petition shall be forthwith trans" mitted by the clerk of the court to the Administrator or
Page 41 - the institution of any proceeding by the Attorney General. 7 "(3) WARNING NOTICES.—Nothing in this Act shall be construed as requiring the Administrator to institute proceedings for prosecution of minor violations of this Act whenever he believes that the public interest will be adequately served by a suitable
Page 233 - (g) if In the case of an Insecticide, nematocide. fungicide, or herbicide when used as directed or In accordance with commonly recognized practice it shall be injurious to living man or other vertebrate animals, or vegetation, except weeds, to which It Is applied, or to the person applying such economic poison;
Page 51 - a civil penalty by the Administrator of not more than $1,000 for each offense. "(3) HEARING.—No civil penalty shall be assessed unless the person charged shall have been given notice and opportunity for a hearing on such charge in the county, parish, or incorporated city of the residence of
Page 15 - pest' means (1) any insect, rodent, nematode, fungus, weed, or (2) any other form of terrestrial or aquatic plant or animal life or virus, bacteria, or other micro-organism (except viruses, bacteria, or other micro-organisms on or in living man or other living animals)
Page 253 - and Cosmetic Act (21 USC 346a) concerning poisonous ingredients in food for human consumption. Section 406 reads : "Any poisonous or deleterious substance added to any food, except where such substance is required in the production thereof or cannot

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