(415 ILCS 60/7)
(from Ch. 5, par. 807)
Refusal to Register, Cancellation, Suspension.
1. The Director may refuse to register a pesticide or cancel or suspend
a pesticide registration if:
A. It does not appear that the composition of the
pesticide is such as to warrant the proposed claims, if the pesticide does not comply with provisions of this Act or regulations promulgated thereunder, or if the labeling and other materials required for registration do not comply with provisions of this Act or regulations promulgated thereunder. The Director shall notify the applicant of the manner in which the pesticide labeling or other material fails to comply so as to afford the applicant an opportunity to make necessary corrections. The Director may refuse to register the pesticide if the required changes are not made. The applicant may request a hearing as provided under the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
B. It is determined that a pesticide or its labeling
does not comply with provisions of this Act or regulations promulgated thereunder or unreasonable adverse effects on the environment would result from continued registration, the Director may cancel the registration or change the use classification of the pesticide. Prior to cancellation or a change in classification, the Director shall conduct a hearing in accordance with provisions of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
C. It is determined that there is an imminent hazard.
The Director may, of his own accord, suspend the registration of a pesticide and with utmost expedition conduct a hearing in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act for the purposes of determining whether to cancel the registration or reclassify the pesticide's use.
2. Any person adversely affected by any order as provided for in this
Section may obtain judicial review by filing in the Circuit Court, within
60 days after entry of such order, a petition praying the order in whole
or in part be set aside. The petition shall be forthwith transmitted by
the Clerk of the Court to the Director. The Director shall file with the
court a record of the proceedings on which the order is based. The Court
shall have jurisdiction to affirm or set aside in whole or in part such
order. The findings of the Director with respect to questions of fact shall
be sustained if supported by substantial evidence.
Upon application, the Court may remand the matter to the Director to take
further testimony if there are reasonable grounds for failure to adduce
such evidence in the prior hearing. The Director may modify his order by
reason of additional evidence and shall file the additional record and
with the Clerk of the Court.
3. If the Director determines that a pesticide does not comply with
provisions of FIFRA or the regulations adopted thereunder, he shall advise
USEPA of the manner in which said pesticide fails to comply and suggest
(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)