N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 33-1203
Access to pesticide information


a. The commissioner shall, upon written request of an interested party, in printed or electronic form, as requested by such party provide the information on pesticides submitted to the department pursuant to sections 33-1205 and 33-1207 of this title. Such information shall be provided by county or counties, or five-digit zip code or codes as selected by the interested party making the written request. Pesticide data shall be provided by EPA registration number, product name and active ingredient. The commissioner shall not provide the name, address, or any other information which would otherwise identify a commercial or private applicator, or any person who sells or offers for sale restricted use or general use pesticides to a private applicator, or any person who received the services of a commercial applicator. In accordance with article six of the public officers law, proprietary information contained within such record, including price charged per product, shall not be disclosed. The provisions of this paragraph shall not apply to the provision of pesticide data to the commissioner of health, the health research science board and researchers pursuant to title one-B of article twenty-four of the public health law.


The department shall, upon request from the department of health, compile pesticide application information by nine-digit zip code and provide the information to the commissioner of health for researchers entitled to receive information pursuant to paragraph (d) of subdivision one of Public Health Law § 2411 (Powers and duties of the board)section twenty-four hundred eleven of the public health law provided, however, if the nine-digit zip code cannot be determined, the information shall be compiled by town or city.


The fees for copies of information shall not exceed twenty-five cents per photocopy not in excess of nine inches by fourteen inches, or the actual cost of reproducing any information.

Source: Section 33-1203 — Access to pesticide information, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/33-1203 (updated Jun. 24, 2022; accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

Last modified:
Jun. 24, 2022

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