Federal Stop Sale Issued for “Guardian” Pesticide

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Published Friday, February 26, 2016

Product removed from CDA's list of pesticides that can be legally used on marijuana

February 16, 2016, the Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) was informed that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Federal Stop Sale, Use or Removal Order to "All In Enterprises," which is the manufacturer of "Guardian Mite Spray" (Guardian).  The order prohibits the sale or use of the product on all plants because it has been found to be adulterated with abamectin, which is an insecticide and miticide. Guardian is labeled for use on plants for mite control and could have also been used on cannabis.

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