(505 ILCS 80/17)
(from Ch. 5, par. 55.17)
Stop sale; use or removal order.
(a) Whenever the Director finds that a fertilizer is being distributed in violation of this Act or its rules, he or she may issue and serve a written order to stop sale, stop use, or regulate removal upon an owner, operator, manager, or agent in charge of the fertilizer.
(b) The Director shall provide the registrant, if different from the entity served under subsection (a), with a copy of any order when corrective action appears to be the responsibility of the registrant.
(c) If an owner, operator, manager, or agent is not available for service of an order upon him or her, the Director shall attach the order to the fertilizer and notify the registrant.
(d) The Director shall remove or vacate an order by written notice when the violated provisions of this Act or its rules have been complied with, the conditions specified have been met, or the violation has been otherwise disposed of by either administrative or judicial action and all costs and expenses incurred in connection with the withdrawal have been paid.
(e) When the Director finds, under the provisions of this Act or its rules, that a fertilizer being distributed in this State is injurious to plants, animals, or man when used in accordance with label directions, he or she may issue an order to remove the fertilizer from the State and establish requirements to effect the expeditious removal of the fertilizer without adverse effects to man or the environment.
(Source: P.A. 97-960, eff. 8-15-12.)