ddoe

Department of Energy & Environment
 

DC Agency Top Menu


-A +A
Bookmark and Share

What is a Pesticide?

<< Back to Pesticides main page

EPA defines a pesticide as any substance or mixture of substances intended for preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest. As well as a substance or mixture of substances intended for use as a plant regulator, defoliant, desiccant or any nitrogen stabilizer.

Pesticide Laws and Regulations

Contact TTY: 
711