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Annual Integrated Pest Management Notice, 2016 – 2017 School Year

August 15, 2016

Dear Parent, Guardian, or Staff Member:                                                

This notice is being distributed to comply with the New Jersey School Integrated Pest Management Act. The Montclair Board of Education has adopted an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Policy and has implemented an IPM Plan to comply with this law. IPM is a holistic, preventive approach to managing pests that is explained further in the District’s IPM Policy included with this notice.

All schools in New Jersey are required to have an Integrated Pest Management Coordinator (IPM Coordinator) to oversee all activities related to IPM and pesticide use at the school. 

Name of IPM Coordinator for Montclair High School: Mr. Brian Bunk, Head Custodian 
Telephone Number: 973-509-4100

Name of IPM Coordinator for George Inness Annex: Mr. Kristoffer Moser, Head Custodian 
Telephone Number: 973-509-4004

Name of IPM Coordinator for Woodman Field: Mr. Troy Shannon, Head Custodian 
Telephone Number: 973-509-4044

Name of District IPM Coordinator: Mr. Leonard Saponara, Supervisor of Buildings and Grounds
Business Phone number: 973-509-4044
Business Address:   Buildings and Grounds Department, c/o Hillside School, 54 Orange Road, Montclair, New Jersey, 07042

The IPM Coordinator maintains the pesticide product label, and the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) (when one is available), of each pesticide product that may be used on school property.  The label and the MSDS are available for review by a parent, guardian, staff member, or student attending the school.  Also, the IPM Coordinator is available to parents, guardians, and staff members for information and to discuss comments about IPM activities and pesticide use at the school.

As part of a school pest management plan the Montclair Board of Education may use pesticides to control pests.  The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) register pesticides to determine that the use of a pesticide in accordance with instructions printed on the label does not pose an unreasonable risk to human health and the environment.  Nevertheless, the EPA and the DEP cannot guarantee that registered pesticides do not pose any risk to human health, thus unnecessary exposure to pesticides should be avoided.  The EPA has issued the statement that where possible, persons who are potentially sensitive, such as pregnant women, infants and children, should avoid unnecessary pesticide exposure.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at 973-509-4044.

Yours Truly,
Leonard Saponara

See Board Policy on Integrated Pest Management

Trade Name Common Name EPA Registration # School

Montclair Board of Education
Listing of Pesticides used within the last 12 months

Advion Cockroach Gel Indoxacarb 100-1484 Montclair High School
Eco Via EC Thyme Oil, 2-Phenethyl Propionate, Rosemary Oil FIFRA 25(b) Exempt Montclair High School
Essentria IC3 Rosemary Oil, Geraniol, Peppermint Oil FIFRA 25(b) Exempt Montclair High School
Orthene PCO Pellets II Acephate 5481-8973 Montclair High School
ExiteR Pyrethrins 655-798 Montclair High School
Pyrocide 300 Pyrethrins 1021-1177 Montclair High School
Cy-Kick Cyfluthrin 499-303 Montclair High School
Mother Earth Dust Diatomaceous Earth 242-509 Montclair High School
Final All Weather Blox Brodifacoum 12455-89 Montclair High School
Final All Weather Blox Brodifacoum 12455-89 George Inness Annex
Harmonix Pyrethrins 432-1526 George Inness Annex
Final All Weather Blox Brodifacoum 12455-89 Woodman Field Complex
Eco Via EC Thyme Oil, 2-Phenethyl Propionate FIFRA 25(b) Exempt Woodman Field Complex

See letter sent to parents containing the information on this page.

Updated: 3/16/2017