(By authority conferred on the director of the department of agriculture by section 8325  
of 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.8325 and Executive Reorganization Order No. 2011-2, MCL  
R 285.633.1 Definitions.  
Rule 1. (1) The terms defined in the act have the same meaning when used in these  
(2) "Act" means Part 83 of 1994 PA 451, MCL 324.8301 to 321.8336.  
(3) "Domestic use" means application of a pesticide directly to humans or pets, or  
application of a pesticide in, on, or around all structures, vehicles, or areas associated  
with the household or home life, patient care areas of health-related institutions, or  
areas where children spend time.  
History: 1979 AC; 2016 AACS.  
R 285.633.2 Restricted use pesticides.  
Rule 2. (1) The following formulations, when used as pesticides, are restricted use  
(a) Any pesticide formulation classified by the United States Environmental Protection  
Agency as a restricted use pesticide.  
(b) All pesticide end use formulations containing greater than 1% diuron (Chemical  
Absracts Service Reg. No. 330-54-1).  
(2) Notwithstanding any statement to the contrary, including statements on the labels or  
made by the manufacturer, a restricted use pesticide enumerated in these rules is declared  
to be restricted in relation to its purchase, distribution, sale, and use in this state.  
History: 1979 AC; 1985 AACS; 2016 AACS.  
R 285.633.3 Licenses; application.  
Rule 3. (1) A person shall not sell, offer for sale, or otherwise distribute to the  
ultimate user a restricted use pesticide, unless a restricted use pesticide dealer's  
license is secured as provided in the  
act and these rules. A restricted use pesticide dealer shall sell those restricted pesticides  
as enumerated in R 285.633.2 only to users who exhibit full compliance with R  
285.636.1 et seq. of the Michigan Administrative Code.  
(2) A person in charge of each sales location or outlet shall apply, on a form prescribed  
by the director, for a license to sell restricted use pesticides for each location or outlet.  
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History: 1979 AC.  
R 285.633.4 License examinations.  
Rule 4. (1) A person applying for a license to sell restricted use pesticides shall pass  
a written examination to determine his knowledge of the laws and rules governing the  
use and sale of pesticides and his responsibility in carrying on the business of a  
restricted use pesticides dealer. The examinations may be conducted at a time and place  
designated by the director. A score of 70 or above is required for passing. A score of  
less than 70 shall result in denial of a license.  
(2) An applicant failing the examination may be granted a reexamination after an  
interview with a person or persons delegated by the director regarding his license  
application and a review of the examination.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 285.633.5 License renewals.  
Rule 5. (1) A license expires on December 31 of each year and shall be renewed on or  
before January 1 of each year.  
(2) A license may be renewed, on a form prescribed by the director, without an  
examination if the applicant meets all the qualifications set forth in the act and these  
rules, unless an examination is required on amendments to the act or these rules  
which set forth different or additional qualifications. The director may at his discretion  
require the reexamination of an applicant who fails to renew his license by January 1.  
(3) An examination is required if the business is operated by a person who has not  
previously been examined.  
History: 1979 AC.  
R 285.633.6 Restrictions and conditions of sales.  
Rule 6. (1) A licensed restricted use pesticides dealer shall provide each purchaser of  
restricted use pesticides, in addition to the registered label instructions for handling, use,  
and safety precautions, any other information required by the director relating to safe use  
to avoid hazards to man and the environment.  
History: 1979 AC; 2016 AACS.  
R 285.633.7 Dealers' records and reports of sales of pesticides.  
Rule 7. (1) A licensed dealer shall keep a record, on forms supplied by the director, of  
each sale of restricted use pesticides. Such record shall be transmitted to the director  
monthly, and shall be due in the office of the director not later than the fifteenth day of  
the month following the month of sale.  
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(2) Records of distributions of restricted use pesticides that include all of the items in  
subrule (4) of this rule must be maintained by restricted use pesticide dealers and  
accessible from the business location of the dealer for a period of 2 years.  
(3) All written and electronic documentation relating to the distribution of restricted use  
pesticides must be retained by the restricted use pesticide dealer until the distribution is  
recorded as required in subrule (2) of this rule.  
(4) The records to be maintained under this rule include the following:  
(a) Name and certificate number of the certified user for whom the purchase is being  
(b) Date of sale for the product distributed.  
(c) EPA registration number of the product distributed.  
(d) Amount and unit of measure of the product distributed.  
(e) Use code for the product distributed.  
(f) Invoice number for the product distributed.  
History: 1979 AC; 2016 AACS.  
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