Generally, the seller is responsible for making sure pesticides sold online are labeled according to federal standards and are registered by both the EPA and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. There are also laws on the shipment, proper transportation, and delivery of pesticides. Unfortunately, sellers don’t always know or follow the requirements of selling pesticides.
Laws, rules, and business protection resources:
- New Mexico Department of Agriculture Pesticide Laws and Rules
- EPA Fact Sheet on Pesticide Sales in E-Commerce
- Protect Your Business: Avoid Selling Illegal Pesticides – EPA
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