From March 23, 2020 to May 30, 2020 the Department of Public Works will be conducting its Right-of-Way maintenance program for control of weeds growing near guide rails and concrete medians, and sidewalks on main and connecting roads throughout the Borough. Roadside spraying will be conducted by Kyle Schroeder License # 56338B and Tony DelPaoli License # 56976B. The brand name of the pesticide used is Banish. The active ingredient in Banish is Ethylene Glycol. Click link to find out more.
Please refer to www.southplainfieldnj.com for the Material Safety Data Sheet and listing of the areas applied. The applications will be made utilizing a 55 gallon power sprayer and a 4 gallon back pack type sprayer. For additional information contact the Department of Public Works, 405 Spicer Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 phone 908-755-2187. For pesticide regulation information, pesticide complaints, and health referrals contact NJDEP Pesticide Control Program at 1-609-530-4070.
For routine health inquires and to obtain information on signs and symptoms of pesticide exposure contact The National Pesticide Telecommunications Network at 1-800-858-7358. The New Jersey Poison Information and Education System phone numbers – Emergency Hotline: 1-800-222-1222, Business Office: 1-973-972-9280.