Bureau of Compliance Monitoring
Aldicarb (Temik) Permits
- About Aldicarb (Temik)
- Aldicard (Temik) Permit Requirements in Florida
- Procedures for Obtaining a Aldicarb (Temik) Permit
- Time Frames for Aldicarb (Temik) Permits
- Recordkeeping Requirements for Aldicarb (Temik) Permits
- Florida Aldicarb (Temik) Rule
- Forms and Documents
- Contact Us
Aldicarb (Temik) is the brand name for pesticides containing the active ingredient aldicarb. Aldicarb (Temik) products are restricted use pesticides used primarily to control mites, nematodes and insect pests in a limited number of crops. These products are closely regulated because of their toxicity to humans and animals and their potential for ground water and food crop contamination.
In Florida, Aldicarb (Temik) is used primarily on potatoes, cotton, peanuts, and soybeans. Approval from the Florida Department of Agriculture is required before any applications are made.
Anyone who applies Aldicarb (Temik) in Florida is required to obtain a permit from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services for each application to be made. Permit applications may be submitted at any time prior to application, and the permit must be issued before the application is made.
Aldicarb (Temik) permits may be obtained online by means of an electronic filing process or by submitting paper permit application forms. For instructions on obtaining a permit, go to Procedures for Obtaining a Aldicarb (Temik) Permit below.
Because Aldicarb (Temik) is a restricted use pesticide, applicators must have a Florida restricted use pesticide applicator license before approval will be granted to make Aldicarb (Temik) applications in Florida. The license type and categories must be appropriate for the site to which Aldicarb (Temik) will be applied.Federal and state laws require anyone using Aldicarb (Temik) or any other pesticide to read and follow all label directions. Penalties for improper use of any pesticide include possible fines of up to $10,000 per violation plus suspension, revocation, or probation of pesticide applicator license.
To obtain a permit to apply Aldicarb (Temik) in Florida, individuals must submit a completed permit application. The application may be submitted electronically or using paper forms.
Electronic Application Process. To file a permit application electronically, an individual must first obtain a username and password to use the online Aldicarb (Temik) permit system. To obtain a username and a password, print out a Request for Username & Password for Electronic Aldicarb (Temik) Permit Application (pdf) and mail or fax it to the Pesticide Certification Section as directed on the form. A username and password will be emailed to the requester. Users may change their password at any time after the initial login.
Once a username and password are obtained, individuals may access the online Aldicarb (Temik) permit system at http://www.flpesticidepermits.org/. After logging in with the assigned username and password, permit seekers must complete a personal profile and identify sites where Aldicarb (Temik) will be applied. Then permit applications may be submitted at any time by selecting identified sites and requesting a permit for those sites.
Approvals for permit applications submitted electronically are made online, and individuals can check the status of their permit applications by logging into the online system. No paper permits or correspondence are mailed out. All transactions and correspondence are handled electronically.
The electronic process has the advantage of fast delivery to FDACS, quick approval by FDACS, and accurate and permanent online record keeping for Aldicarb (Temik) applicators and FDACS.
Paper Application Process. Individuals who prefer to file a paper permit application should print out an Application for Permit to Apply Aldicarb (Temik) (pdf) and submit the completed application to the Pesticide Certification Section as directed on the form. Paper permit applications are generally processed within two days of receipt and approved permits are mailed out to permit applicants.
Application of Aldicarb (Temik) may begin as soon as a permit is approved and a "DACS" (approval) number is received. There is no longer a 10 day waiting period after a permit application is submitted for application to start.
Permits for application of Aldicarb (Temik) to potatoes, peanuts, cotton, soybeans, sorghum, and pecans are approved for 6-month periods and may be issued at any time of year.Permit applicants must wait until the permit has been approved and a "DACS" (approval) number is received before applying Aldicarb (Temik) in Florida. Aldicarb (Temik) can only be applied at approved, permitted sites.
Individuals who obtain Aldicarb (Temik) permits are required to keep the approved permit and any associated attachments (maps, well construction documentation, etc.) for two years. Permit records must be made available to authorized FDACS representatives upon request for review, photocopying, and/or photographing. Upon request for review by an authorized FDACS representative, individuals who have obtained electronic permits using the online system may either print out a copy of the permit from the web site or make the web site and permit screens available to the FDACS representative on computer.
- Florida Aldicarb Rule (pdf)
- Summary of Changes to Florida Aldicarb Rule Effective November 8, 2006 revised October 31, 2008 (pdf)
- Text of Changes to Florida Aldicarb Rule Effective November 8, 2006 (pdf)
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