Compliance Assessment of Pesticide Vendors in the Greater Vancouver and Fraser Valley Regional Districts

Phase 1, January 2005 - April 2005

The compliance assessment identified companies selling non-excluded pesticides without a vendor licence which is required under the Integrated Pest Management Act. An overall compliance rate of 91% was observed.

One hundred and fifteen vendors (9% of the vendors who were inspected) were selling non-excluded pesticides without the appropriate licence. These vendors were provided with information that would enable them to come into compliance. A second phase of the project was conducted by re-inspecting the 115 out-of-compliance vendors. The second phase report is expected to be ready for publication in June 2006.