HEALTHY SCHOOLS ACT OF 2000
Notice to all students, parents/guardians and employees of the Lakeport Unified School District:
Assembly Bill 2260 went into effect on January 1, 2001. This legislation enacted Education Code sections 17608 et seq. which require, among other things, that school districts notify parents and staff about the use of pesticides at school. The purpose of this legislation is to reduce exposure to toxic pesticides through information and application of an integrated pest management system at schools. Towards this end, and pursuant to the requirements of this legislation, please be advised of the following:
The Lakeport Unified School District expects to use the following pesticides at its campuses during the upcoming year:
Pesticide Name E.P.A. Reg. Number Active Ingredient(s)
Sureguard Herbicide 59639-120 Flumioxazin
Upside Pro EC Insecticide 70506-19 Cypermethrin
Cynoff EC Insecticide 279-3081 Cypermethrin
Wasp Freeze 499-362 d-trans Allethrin
Contrae Blox 12455-79 Bromadiolone
Maxforce FC Bait Stations 432-1256 Fipronil
Termidor 7969-210 Fipronil
Phantom 241-392 Cholorfenpyr
Garlon 4 Ultra 62719-527 Triclopyr: 3,5,6-trichloro
Parents/guardians of the Lakeport Unified School District can register with the District’s designee, Director of Buildings and Grounds, to receive notification of individual pesticide applications by calling (707) 262-3022. Persons who register for this notification shall be notified at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the application, except in emergencies, and will be provided the name and active ingredient(s) of the pesticide as well as the intended date of application.
If you wish to access information on pesticides and pesticide use reduction developed by the Department of Pesticide Regulation pursuant to California Food and Agricultural Code section 13184, you can do so by accessing the Department’s web-site at www.cdpr.ca.gov.