Using chemicals correctly

The simple rule for people using agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals is always follow the label safety and use instructions.

The full range of risks are considered during the registration process with the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority. This includes how human exposure can be minimised through instructions for use and safety directions on the label of all registered products.

Using chemical products incorrectly can be harmful to people, animals, crops and the environment. Incorrect use can lead to immediate health impacts ranging from relatively minor issues to potentially life-threatening conditions.

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