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Reduced Risk Pesticides and Biopesticides

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) determines which pesticide active ingredients qualify as Reduced Risk. A Reduced Risk decision is actually made at the use level, for a pesticide/use combination. For more information visit the EPA Reduced Risk webpage.

The following are the Reduced Risk active ingredients registered in New York State for turf and ornamentals. The EPA PC (Pesticide Chemical) Code is a unique chemical code number assigned by the EPA to a particular pesticide active ingredient and can be used in product registration searches. Any pesticide product used in New York State must be registered with the Department. Please verify registration status and possible restricted use classification prior to purchase and use.

Active Ingredients Considered Reduced Risk for Use on Turf

Active ingredient PC code Special Long Island Language
Azoxystrobin
128810
Boscalid
128008
Bispyribac-sodium
078906
Carfentrazone-ethyl
128712
Chlorantraniliprole 090100 Not for Sale, Use or Distribution in Nassau, Suffolk, Kings or Queens Counties
Fludioxonil 071503 Not for Sale, Use or Distribution in Nassau or Suffolk Counties
Mefenoxam
113502
Mesotrione
122990
S-Metolachlor 108800 Not for Sale, Use or Distribution in Nassau or Suffolk Counties
Penoxsulam
119031
Spinosad
110003
Trifloxystrobin
129112

Active Ingredients Considered Reduced Risk for Use on Ornamentals

Active ingredient PC code Special Long Island Language
Acetamiprid 099050
Acequinocyl
006329
Bifenazate
000586
Chlorantraniliprole 090100 Not for Sale, Use or Distribution in Nassau, Suffolk, Kings or Queens Counties
Mefenoxam
113502
S-Metolachlor 108800 Not for Sale, Use or Distribution in Nassau or Suffolk Counties
Pymetrozine 101103
Spinosad
110003
Trifloxystrobin
129112

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