FeHEDTA is a new active ingredient contained in pesticide products that are proposed for classification in Ontario. FeHEDTA meets the criteria for Class 11 pesticides which are allowed for controlling pests in lawns and gardens. Class 11 pesticides include biopesticides and certain lower risk pesticides. The biopesticides are those designated by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). Lower risk pesticides have characteristics such as low toxicity to humans, minimal impact to the environment and act in a non-toxic way in controlling intended pests.
Under the federal Pest Control Products Act, all pesticides destined for use in Canada must undergo a federal registration review including efficacy and human and environmental concerns.
In Ontario, the Pesticides Act stipulates that all federally registered pesticides must be further clasified in Ontario before it becomes legal for sale and use.
PCP registration: 29535
Name of the product: FIESTA Lawn Weed Killer
Active Ingredient: FeHEDTA
Guarantee: 4.43 %
Federal Classification: Commercial
Use Area: Lawn turf
Pest: Dandelion, English daisy, False dandelion, White clover, Black medic, Bull thistle, Canada thistle, Common chickweed, Creeping buttercup, Slender speedwell, Narrow-leaved plantain, Broad-leaved plantain, Dove's-foot geranium, Lawn burweed, Moss, and Algae
Class: to be determined
For additional information about classification of pesticide products, please visit the Ministry's Website: