AB 2865 (Torrico) VICTORY !

On January 1, 2007, a new state law (AB 2865, Torrico) will require private
child day care facilities to comply with new pesticide use recordkeeping and
notification requirements.

In addition, licensed pest control businesses will be required to submit
detailed reports of their pesticide applications at private child day care
facilities. (Note: These requirements will not apply to family child day
care homes.)

The California Department of Pesticide Regulation has prepared an
informational handout, "How IPM Can Help Child Day Care Facilities"
It can be downloaded from:


Also visit the School IPM Web site,  http://www.schoolIPM.info for more
information on managing pests while minimizing risks to health and the

For further information:

Robina Suwol
Executive Director
California Safe Schools