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Pesticide Product Registration Requirements

All pesticides that are sold or used in Connecticut must be registered with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Pesticide Program.  Pesticides are broadly defined and include insecticides, herbicides, antimicrobials, fungicides and most other products that are designed or marketed to control or repel a pest.  The manufacturer or distributor is responsible for registering the product.  In most cases, federal EPA registration must be obtained before the state registration process can begin. Note:

Application Information

A complete registration application consists of:

  • one copy of the Application for Registration of Pesticides, 
  • one copy of the safety data sheet (SDS) and one copy of the product label for each product to be registered, and
  • a check made payable to "Department of Energy and Environmental Protection" for the required registration fee.
A registrant must use the application form specific to the year in which registration of the product(s) is to begin.

2019 Application Form:  (Word, PDF)

2020 Application Form: (Word, PDF)

See the Instructions for information on how to complete the application form.

For further information, please contact the Pesticide Management Program via e-mail or write to: 

Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
Bureau of Materials Management and Compliance Assurance
Pesticide Management Program
79 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106-5127

Content Last Updated October 28, 2019

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