Module 5: Emerging Issues and Course Completion
Choose the best answer to each question.
- What is the purpose of a pesticide label?
a. To provide the information about pesticide products that may be helpful to the user, but that is not legally enforceable.
b. To provide critical information about how to safely and legally handle and use pesticide products.
c. To provide scientific data that pesticide users can interpret to make informed choices about pesticide use.
d. To mitigate possible concerns about pesticide products in order to encourage their use.
- Problems in which of the following steps of the compliance and enforcement process can affect thousands of products or millions of units of one product in the market place?
a. Label review.
b. Violation investigation.
c. Laboratory analysis.
d. Case development.
- Which of the following labels do not require review?
a. Labels for new products containing existing active ingredients.
b. Supplemental distributor labeling.
c. Labels for products with efficacy data requirements.
d. Experimental use permits.
- What are the principles of pesticide label review?
a. Clarity, accessibility, consistency among labels, adaptability.
b. Clarity, accuracy, consistency with EPA policy, enforceability.
c. Brevity, accuracy, consistency among labels, adaptability.
d. Brevity, accessibility, consistency with EPA policy, enforceability.
- Which of the following label parts should come first on the front panel of a pesticide label?
a. Product name, brand, or trademark.
b. First aid statement.
c. Restricted use pesticide (RUP) statement.
d. Signal word.
- What indicates the final physical location where a pesticide product was produced or labeled?
a. EPA establishment number.
b. EPA registration number.
c. Signal word.
d. Company name and address.
- What misuse statement must appear in the directions for use section on all registered pesticides and experimental use permits?
a. It is a violation of federal law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.
b. Use of this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling is not recommended.
c. Only authorized personnel may handle or apply this product.
d. The manufacturer shall not be held liable for any damage caused as a result of using or misusing this product.
- Which of the following use sites is subject to the Worker Protection Standard (WPS)?
a. Mosquito abatement, Mediterranean fruit fly eradication, or similar area-wide public pest control programs sponsored by governmental entities.
b. Use on livestock or other animals, or in or around animal premises.
c. Use as attractants or repellents in traps.
d. None of the above.
- What is the primary tool for determining many precautionary statements?
a. Directions for use.
b. Acute toxicity data.
c. The registration standard.
d. The Worker Protection Standard (WPS).
- A restricted entry interval is...
a. ...the limitations placed on who may enter a pesticide-treated area in order to protect civilians from potential exposure to hazardous levels of pesticide residues.
b. ...the minimum number of days a grower must wait before harvesting a treated crop.
c. ...the period of time after an area is treated with a pesticide during which entry into that area is restricted in order to protect people from potential exposure to hazardous levels of pesticide residues.
d. ...the maximum number of days a grower may wait before harvesting a treated crop.
- Advisory statements...
a. ...are absolutely necessary to reduce risk and achieve effective use of the product.
b. ...are intended to be informational.
c. ...may conflict with mandatory statements.
d. ...should use terms that could be interpreted in multiple ways.
- The following words are problematic when used in statements that are intended to be mandatory:
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