The Container MattersPesticides should be stored in their original containers. The original container is designed to protect the product and it’s made of materials that will withstand the chemicals in the product.Store containers with their original labeling which includes application and disposal directions,ingredient names and emergency information.The original container also has the appropriate lid/cap to protect kids and pets .
People also ask
Where should the pesticide storage area be located?
The pesticide storage area should be located away from direct sunlight, freezing temperatures and extreme heat. Where practical, the mixing area should be located close to the storage facility to minimize the distance that chemicals are carried.
What is the best temperature to store pesticides in containers?
Extremes in temperature can also damage containers. Always read the label for storage instructions. As a general rule, pesticides are best stored between 40-90 F.
How far should pesticides be stored from children?
Store pesticides in locked cabinets (preferably metal) at least 5 feet above ground away from children and pets. Even if you don’t have children, relatives and friends may bring their children to your home.
What is shelf life of pesticides?
Shelf life is the period of time a pesticide can be stored before it becomes less effective or uneffective. Read the product label for specific storage information. Store pesticides in locked cabinets (preferably metal) at least 5 feet above ground away from children and pets.