Care in the colors of chemical pesticides

Care in the colors of chemical pesticides


Chemical pesticides should not be placed together or near foods or medicines or in places

accessible to children,  To ensure safety, these pesticides are labeled with each, its own color, and with the distinct words POISON with a skull and crossed bones, such as:


1. Red with red band – insecticide or spray for pests.

2. Blue with white band- for plants with diseases caused by anthracnose mold, eruption on the leaves and fruits.

3. Green with white band- for weeds(herbicides).

4. Orange with white band- insecticide, rat killer


From: PCARRD Farmnews May 31, 1980

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