Aldicarb (Temik) Application Permit
A permit must be obtained before the pesticide aldicarb (Temik) is applied in Florida. Permit applications may be submitted online or by using a paper application form. Aldicarb may only be applied within the approved application period indicated on the permit.
Since aldicarb is a restricted use pesticide, anyone purchasing or using it must have a restricted use pesticide (RUP) applicator license, and any pesticide dealer selling aldicarb products must have an RUP dealer license.
For more information, go to http://www.flaes.org/temik/index.html.
- Chapter 487, F.S. - Pesticide Regulation and Safety
- Chapter 5E-2, F.A.C. - Pesticides
- Chapter 5E-9, F.A.C. - Licensed Pesticide Applicators and Dealers
- Florida Aldicarb Rule
Frequently Asked Questions
- Who is required to obtain a permit to apply aldicarb (Temik)
Anyone who applies or supervises the application of aldicarb (Temik) in Florida must obtain an aldicarb application permit.
- How does one obtain a permit to apply aldicarb (Temik) in
An Application for Permit to Apply Aldicarb (Temik) must be filed with the Department and approved before the aldicarb application is made. Submissions may be made online at http://www.flpesticidepermits.org/. Paper submissions should be submitted to the FDACS Pesticide Certification Section using the address on the form.
To use the online permitting site, each individual must first register with the FDACS Pesticide Certification Section as an aldicarb applicator and obtain a username and password. A completed Request for Username and Password for Electronic Temik Permit Application may be faxed to the Pesticide Certification Section as indicated on the form, and a username and password will be provided by email. Permit applications can then be submitted online by logging into the permitting site at http://www.flpesticidepermits.org/. A Users Guide to the online system may be obtained from the Pesticide Certification Section by calling (850) 617-7870 or sending an email to email@example.com.
- What is the duration of the approval?
The maximum time period approved for each permit for aldicarb (Temik) application is six months. The approved application period will be indicated on each permit.
For all labeled crops the approved application period will begin as soon as the permit is approved, and the approved application period will be valid for six months, provided the applicatorís pesticide applicator license is valid for the entire six months.
- What is the procedure for changing information submitted
on the permit application?
To correct typographical errors, call the Pesticide Certification Section at (850) 617-7870 and discuss the errors and FDACS staff will make the necessary corrections. If any substantial information on the permit application has changed, such as the number of acres to be treated, crop to be treated, licensed applicator making or supervising the application, etc., a new permit application must be filed.
- What is the procedure if one's plans change and aldicarb
(Temik) is not applied as planned, despite permit approval?
If aldicarb (Temik) is not applied, no action is required. However, you must keep a copy of the approved permit application for two years. We recommend you have a note with your records that indicates the application was not made, in case an inspection is conducted or there is any question about the permitted application.
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- DACS-13317 - Application for Permit to Apply Aldicarb (Temik)
- DACS-13356 - Request for Username and Password for Electronic Temik Permit Application
If you have any questions, please contact:
3125 Conner Boulevard, Building 8
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1650
Phone: (850) 617-7870
Fax: (850) 617-7895