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A. This article shall be administered and its provisions and all rules adopted under this article shall be enforced by the associate director.
B. The director may, after a hearing:
1. Declare as a pest any form of plant or animal life or virus which is injurious to plants, humans, domestic animals, articles or substances.
2. Determine whether or not pesticides present an unreasonable risk to humans.
3. Determine standards of coloring or discoloring for pesticides, and subject pesticides to the requirements of section 3-352.
C. The director may, after a hearing, make rules concerning safety in the distribution and sale of pesticides or devices.
D. All rules adopted under authority of this article shall be divided into two classes to be known as "technical rules" and "administrative rules", such rules to be filed in the office of the secretary of state and subject to judicial review.
E. The director may adopt administrative and technical rules deemed necessary to effectuate the purposes of this article, but only after a hearing.