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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.

The restricted pesticide list includes all items that are (a) carcinogenic or likely to be carcinogenic to humans by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); (b) Class 9 pesticides by the Canadian Ministry of the Environment; and (c) Class 1 Endocrine Disruptors by the European Commission. The table is updated once a year on or before March 1st to reflects any changes made by the EPA, Canadian Ministry of the Environment and the European Commission.

This is the current list of restricted pesticides. The list was updated on 2-26-2016.

Safe Grow

Active Ingredient NameLikely to be a Carcinogenic to Humans (U.S. EPA)Category 1 Endocrine Disruptor (EU) Banned For Cosmetic Use (Canada)
2,4-D x
2,4-Dichlorophenoxybutyric Acid (2,4-DB)x
4-CPAx
Abamectinx
Acephatex
Acetamipridx
Acetochlorx
Acifluorfen Sodiumx
Alachlor xx
Aminocyclopyrachlorx
Aminopyralidx
Amitrolexx
Anthraquinonex
Atrazine (plus related triazines)xx
Azoxystrobinx
Bensulidex
Bentazon (present as the sodium salt)x
Benthiavalicarb‐Isopropylx
Bifenthrin x
Bispyribac-Sodiumx
Boric Acidx
Boscalidx
Bromacil x
Butachlorx
Captanxx
Carbarylxxx
Carbathiin (Carboxin)x
Carfentrazone-Ethylx
Chlorantraniliprolex
Chlorothalonilxx
Chlorpyrifosx
Chlorsulfuronx
Chlorthal (dimethyl ester DCPA or acid)x
Clopyralidx
Clothianidinx
CMNP (Pyrazachlor)x
Cocamide Diethanolaminex
Cyantraniliprolex
Cypermethrinx
Cyprodinilx
D-Cis, Trans Allethrinx
D-Phenothrinx
Dazometx
Deltamethrinxx
Diazinonx
Dicamba x
Dichlobenilx
Dichlorpropx
Dichlorprop-P Isomer (present as 2-ethylhexyl ester)x
Diclofop‐Methylx
Dicloranx
Dicofolx
Dimethoatex
Diquatx
Dithiopyrx
Diuronxx
Endosulfanx
Epoxiconazolex
Ethopropx
Etridiazolex
Fenbutatin Oxidex
Fenitrothionx
Fenoxaprop-P-Ethyl (isomer)x
Fenoxycarbx
Ferbam (Ferric dimethyldithiocarbamate)x
Fludioxonilx
Flumioxazinx
Fluopicolidex
Fluoxastrobinx
Fluroxypyr 1-Methylheptyl Esterx
Fluthiacet Methylx
Folpetx
Fosamine Ammoniumx
Fosetyl-Alx
Furfuralx
Furilazole (MON 13900)x
Glufosinate Ammoniumx
Glyphosatex
Halosulfuron-Methylx
Hexavalent Chromium (CRVI)x
Hexazinonex
Hexythiazoxx
Imazalilx
Imazapyrx
Imidaclopridx
Iprodionexx
Iprovalicarbx
Isofetamidx
Isopyrazamx
Isoxaflutolex
Kresoxim‐Methylx
Lactofenx
Lamda-Cyhalothrin xx
Lindanex
Linuron x
Malathionx
Maleic Hydrazidex
Mancozebxx
Manebx
MCPAx
Mecoprop (D-isomer)x
Mepanipyrimx
Mesotrionex
Metalaxyl-M and S-Isomerx
Metaldehydex
Metam Sodiumxxx
Metconazolex
Metiram xx
Metribuzinx
Metsulfuron Methylx
Mon 4660x
Myclobutanilx
Naledx
Napropamidex
Oryzalinx
Oxadiazonx
Oxine Benzoatex
Oxycarboxinx
Oxyfluorfenx
Paraquatx
Pentachlorophenol x
Penthiopyradx
Permethrinxx
Phosalonex
Picloramx
Pirimicarbx
Potassium Dichromate*x
Propachlorx
Propamocarb Hydrochloridex
Propiconazolex
Propinebx
Propoxurx
Propyzamidex
Pymetrozinex
Pyraclostrobinx
Pyraflufen Ethylx
Pyrethrinsx
Pyroxasulfonex
Quintozenex
Resmethrinxxx
Rotenonex
S-Metolachlorx
Sedaxanex
Simazine x
Spinosadx
Spirodiclofenx
Terbutrynx
Tetrachlorvinphosx
Tetramethrin x
Thiabendazolexx
Thiaclopridx
Thiamethoxamx
Thiophanate-Methylxx
Thiramxx
Tolylfluanidx
Tribufosx
Trichlorfonx
Triclopyrx
Trifloxystrobinx
Trifluralinxx
Triforinex
Trinexapac-Ethylx
Triticonazolex
Vinclozolinx
Zinebxx
The table includes all the pesticide that are (a) carcinogenic or likely to be carcinogenic to humans by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); (b) Class 9 pesticides by the Canadian Ministry of the Environment; and (c) Class 1 Endocrine Disruptors by the European Commission. The table is updated once a year on or before March 1st to reflect any changes made by the EPA, Canadian Ministry of the Environment and the European Commission.