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List of Restricted Pesticides

The Safe Grow Act places restrictions on the use of cosmetic pesticides for lawn care on public and private property. Effective March 2014, the City prohibits Commercial Pesticide applicator from applying restricted pesticides for lawn care purposes on private property or public rights-of-way in the City. While, for a property owner or tenant the law went into effect on January 1, 2015.

This is the current list of restricted pesticides.

Pesticide Ingredients Restricted for Cosmetic Use as Classified by the City of Takoma Park

Active Ingredient NameLikely to be a Carcinogenic to Humans (U.S. EPA)Category 1 Endocrine Disruptor (EU) Banned For Cosmetic Use (Canada)
2,4-DX
2,4-dichlorophenoxybutyric acid (2,4-DB)X
4-CPAX
AbamectinX
AcephateX
AcetamipridX
AcetochlorX
Acifluorfen sodium X
AlachlorXX
AminocyclopyrachlorX
AminopyralidX
AmitroleXX
AnthraquinoneX
Atrazine (plus related active triazines) XX
Azoxystrobin X
BensulideX
BentazonX
Benthiavalicarb isopropylX
BifenthrinX
Bispyribac sodiumX
Boric acidX
BoscalidX
BromacilX
ButachlorX
CaptanXX
CarbarylXXX
Carbathiin ( Carboxin)X
Carfentrazone ethylX
ChlorantraniliproleX
ChlorothaloniXX
ChlorpyrifosX
ChlorsulfuronX
ChlorthalX
ClopyralidX
Clothianidin X
CMNP (Pyrazachlor)* X
Cocamide DiethanolamineX
CyantraniliproleX
CyflufenamidX
CypermethrinX
CyprodinilX
D phenothrin X
D trans allethrinX
D-cis, trans allethrinX
D-PhenothrinX
Dazomet X
DeltamethrinXX
DiazinonX
DicambaX
DichlobenilX
Dichloran
DichlorpropX
Dichlorprop p isomer X
Diclofop methyl X
DicloranX
Dicofol* X
DimethoateX
DiquatX
DithiopyrX
DiuronXX
EndosulfanX
EpoxiconazoleX
EthopropX
EtridiazoleX
Fenbutatin oxideX
FenitrothionX
Fenoxaprop p ethyl (isomer) X
FenoxycarbX
Ferbam (ferric dimethyldithiocarbamate)X
FludioxonilX
FlumioxazinX
FluopicolideX
FluopyramX
FluoxastrobinX
Fluroxypyr 1 methylheptyl esterX
Fluthiacet methylX
FolpetX
Fosamine ammoniumX
Fosetyl alX
FurfuralX
Furiazole (MON 13900)X
Glufosinate ammoniumX
GlyphosateX
Halosulfuron-MethylX
Hexavalent Chromium (CrVI)X
HexazinoneX
HexythiazoxX
Hydrogen cyanamideX
ImazalilX
ImazapyrX
ImidaclopridX
IprodioneXX
IprovalicarbX
IsopyrazamX
IsoxaflutoleX
Kresoxim methyl X
LactofenX
Lamda Cyhalothrin X
Lindane* X
LinuronX
MalathionX
Maleic hydrazideX
MancozebX
ManebX
MCPAX
Mecoprop (D-isomer) X
MepanipyrimX
MesotrioneX
Metalaxyl m and s isomerX
MetaldehydeX
MetamX
Metam SodiumXX
MetconazoleX
MetiramXX
MetribuzinX
Metsulfuron methylX
MON 4660 X
MyclobutanilX
NaledX
NapropamideX
OryzalinX
OxadiazonX
Oxine benzoateX
OxycarboxinX
OxyfluorfenX
ParaquatX
PentachlorophenolX
PenthiopyradX
PermethrinXX
PhosaloneX
PicloramX
PirimicarbX
Potassium dichromateX
PropachlorX
Propamocarb hydrochloride X
PropiconazoleX
PropoxurX
PropyzamideX
PymetrozineX
PyraclostrobinX
Pyraflufen ethylX
Pyrethrins X
QuintozeneX
ResmethrinXXX
RotenoneX
S Metolachlor X
SedaxaneX
Simazine (related active triazines) X
SpinosadX
SpirodiclofenX
TerbutrynX
TetrachlorvinphosX
TetraconazoleX
TetramethrinX
ThiabendazoleXX
ThiaclopridX
ThiamethoxamX
Thiophanate methylXX
ThiramXX
TolyfluanidX
TribufosX
TrichlorfonX
TriclopyrX
TrifloxystrobinX
TrifluralinXX
TriforineX
Trinexapac ethylX
TriticonazoleX
VinclozolinX
ZinebXX
Table: Pesticide Ingredients Restricted for Cosmetic Use as Classified by the City of Takoma Park. Maintained by Nima Upadhyay. (nimau@takomaparkmd.gov)