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Indiana Pesticide Review Board is made up of over twenty members appointed
by the Govenor. The Board is charged with developing pesticide regulation
and pesticide policy for the State of Indiana. The Board has worked
closely with the Office of Indiana State Chemist, child care
professionals, lawn care and pest control professionals, and other
agencies and advocacy groups to develop the Model
Pest Control Policy for Indiana Child Care Facilities.
This model policy
is not currently required by law or regulation. It has been developed
and is being promoted for consideration of voluntary adoption and
implementation by all child care facilities in Indiana.
In addition, to Board and State Chemist policies,
it should be noted that a rule (470 IAC 3-4.7-100) under the administration
of the Division of Family Services prohibits the application of lawn care,
insect and rodent control chemicals at a child care center when children