To Parents, Guardians and ESUHSD Staff Members,
In compliance with the Healthy Schools Act (AB 2260) and Education Code 48980.3, the following information is being provided.
In order to control pests (such as ants, fleas, and stinging wasps) and weeds in the school environment, pesticides and herbicides are used on an as needed basis.
Except in emergency situations, warning signs will be posted when herbicides or pesticides are used. The warning signs will be posted 24 hours prior to application and will remain up for 72 hours after the application.
Parents will be notified annually of the anticipated chemicals that may be used. The following is a list of the anticipated or expected pesticides and herbicides that may be used at school sites.
||Primary Active Ingredient
| Gopher Getter
|| Gopher Control
| Olive Stop
|| Naphthaleneacetic Acid, Ammonium Salt
|| Fruit Inhibitor
| Prosecutor Pro
|| Weed Control
| Raid Concentrated Deep Reach Fogger
|| Insect Control
| Rozol Gopher Bait
|| Gopher Control
|| d-Trans Allethrin, Phenothrin
|| Wasp Control
| Wilco Ground Squirrel Bait
|| Ground Squirrel Control
The complete SDS (Safety Data Sheets) containing information for each chemical may be obtained from the Facilities Department at 408.347.5100. For additional information on these pesticides and pesticide use reduction, go to the Department of Pesticide Regulation's website: http://www.cdpr.ca.gov.
You may request prior notification of individual pesticide applications at the school sites before they occur. To request prior notification, submit your name, address, telephone, email address, and school site of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org
, or Facilities Department, 830 N. Capitol Avenue, San Jose, CA 95133.
If you have questions, please contact Interim Director of Capital Planning & Design, Julio Lucas at email@example.com.