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Welcome to the Office of Indiana State Chemist

The Indiana State Chemist is charged with administering several agricultural laws involving animal feeds, fertilizers, pesticides and seeds. The goals of these laws are to ensure truth-in-labeling, food safety, user safety and the protection of our environment.


Latest News, Alerts and Other Information:


  1. COVID-19 Regulatory Adjustment Updates 05/05/20 (pdf, 194kb)
  2. Indiana Registered Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 - 05/15/20 (pdf, 326kb)
    Products on this list include Indiana registered disinfectants that meet EPA’s criteria or use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. The list will be updated often. If you have any questions about products please contact our office at
  3. EPA provides critical information to the American public about safe disinfectant use (source:
  4. Using Disinfectants and Wipes Against COVID-19 (pdf, 581kb) (source: NPIC (National Pesticide Information Center)
  5. How to Search Using My Records (pdf, 379kb)
  6. Dicamba information now available
  7. Filing a Pesticide or Fertilizer/Manure Complaint  (pdf, 86kb)
  8. Follow us on Twitter!
    - Seed (IndianaStateChemSeed - @IndianaChemist)
    - Feed (IndianaStateChemFeed - @IndianaChemFeed)
  9. Exam Vendor information available
  10. Indiana Hemp Program Information
  11. Fertilizer Use Information Sheet  (pdf, 235kb)
  12. OISC Mission Statements
  13. OISC Inspectors (Feed, Fertilizer and Seed)
  14. OISC Pesticide Investigators and their territories (pdf, 377kb)
  15. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Continued Outreach