IPM Notice 10/2/2023
Pesticide application for bees at Warren Hills Regional Middle School on Wednesday, October 4, 2023.
Notification of the Use of Pesticides
(This notice should be received at least 72 hours prior to pesticide use)
Date Issued: October 2, 2023
To: Parents/guardians of students, and staff of Warren Hills Regional School District
From: The School IPM Coordinator: Michael Mason Phone Number: 908-339-5429
This notice is to advise you that the following pesticides will be used at Warren Hills Middle School:
Pesticide Common Name
Tempo 1% Dust
Pesticide Trade Name
Tempo 1% Professional Dust Insecticide
EPA Registration Number
Location of the pesticide application: Outside second floor of Warren Hills Middle School
Reason for the pesticide application: control of bees and wasps; to be applied by J.C. Ehrlich Company
If an indoor application, the date and time it is planned:
If an outdoor application, 3 dates must be listed, in chronological order, on which the outdoor application may take place if the preceding date is canceled; and the time the application is scheduled to occur.
DATE Wednesday, October 4, 2023__ DATE Thursday, October 5, 2023 DATE Friday, October 6, 2023.
Description of the possible adverse effects of the pesticides as per the Material Safety Data Sheets for the pesticides to be used, if available:
No specific antidote is available. Treat the patient symptomatically. Pesticide is toxic to fish and other aquatic organisms. Adverse reactions to this product have not been shown in other animals.
Pesticide product label instructions and precautions related to Public Safety.
Causes moderate eye irritation. Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through skin. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Avoid breathing dust. Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water after handling.
Note: as required by law, we are advising you of the following statement:
The Office of Pesticide Programs of the United States Environmental Protection Agency has stated:
“Where possible, persons who potentially are sensitive, such as pregnant women, infants, and children, should avoid any unnecessary pesticide exposure.”
REMEMBER: Whenever a non-low impact pesticide is used on school property there is also a Restricted Entry Interval (REI) that begins when the pesticide application ends. This Restricted Entry Interval last for seven hours unless the product label uses NUMERIC LANGUAGE, e.g., 4hours or 12 hours; directing a longer or shorter period of time. If the product label does not discuss Restricted Entry the period of time defaults to seven (7) hours.