Use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals
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The use of chemicals is regulated to minimise risks to health, the environment and trade.
Agricultural and veterinary chemical products must be used responsibly and safely.
In general, you must:
- use registered agricultural and veterinary chemical products
- follow instructions on the product label.
Appropriately choosing and using chemicals protects against:
- loss of markets due to chemical residues in produce
- health and safety impacts
- resistance in target pests
- environmental impacts.
This guide includes information to help you use agricultural and veterinary chemicals safely.