(225 ILCS 10/5.6)
Pesticide and lawn care product application at day care centers.
(a) Licensed day care centers shall abide by the requirements of Sections
10.3 of the Structural Pest Control Act.
(b) Notification required pursuant to Section 10.3 of the Structural Pest
Act may not be given more than 30 days before the application of the pesticide.
(c) Each licensed day care center, subject to the requirements of Section
10.3 of the Structural Pest Control Act, must ensure that pesticides will
applied when children are present at the center. Toys and other items mouthed
handled by the children must be removed from the area before pesticides are
Children must not return to the treated area within 2 hours after a pesticide
as specified on the pesticide label, whichever time is greater.
(d) The owners and operators of licensed day care centers must ensure that lawn care products will not be applied to day care center grounds when children are present at the center or on its grounds. For the purpose of this Section, "lawn care product" has the same meaning as that term is defined in the Lawn Care Products Application and Notice Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-424, eff. 8-13-09.)