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IPM Notice 10/24/23

Middle School
Timothy Jaw

WHRMS beginning 10/27/23

Notification of the Use of Pesticides

(This notice should be received at least 72 hours prior to pesticide use)


Date Issued:   October 24, 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 first 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:


DATE____________________ TIME__________________________


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      Friday, October 27, 2023     DATE      Saturday, October 28, 2023     DATE      Sunday, October 29, 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. 

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