The following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this rule and as used elsewhere in this code, have the meanings shown herein.
“Fumigant.” A substance which by itself or in combination with any other substance emits or liberates a gas, fume or vapor utilized for the destruction or control of insects, fungi, vermin, germs, rats or other pests, and shall be distinguished from insecticides and disinfectants which are essentially effective in the solid or liquid phases. Examples are methyl bromide, ethylene dibromide, hydrogen cyanide, carbon disulfide and sulfuryl fluoride.
“Fumigation.” The utilization within an enclosed space of a fumigant in concentrations that are hazardous or acutely toxic to humans.
“Thermal insecticidal fogging.” The utilization of insecticidal liquids passed through thermal fog-generating units where, by means of heat, pressure and turbulence, such liquids are transformed and discharged in the form of fog or mist blown into an area to be treated.
Electricity shall be shut off.
The use of carbon disulfide and hydrogen cyanide shall be restricted to agricultural fumigation.
Effective Date: November 1, 2011
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/79; 6/1/85; 6/15/92; 7/1/93; 9/1/95; 3/30/98; 1/3/00; 9/1/05; 7/1/07