Tag: FIFRA

Pesticide Labeling Violations Earn Record Penalty

Pesticide labeling continues to be one of the most violated aspects of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) does not hesitate to investigate facilities and impose penalties when public health and the environment are at risk. Take a look at what one company did to warrant one […]

Core FIFRA Requirements Among Most Violated: Reporting

40 CFR Part 167.85 provides the most basic reporting information under FIFRA for pesticide producers. To begin, all establishments covered under FIFRA are required to first register as pesticide producers and then report on each pesticidal product, including pesticides, active ingredients of pesticidal products or devices produced. For newly registered establishments, the first report must […]

EPA’s Proposed Policy on Registering Nano-Pesticides

While EPA has yet to issue formal definitions for terms such as nanotechnology or nanoscale materials under any statute, the Agency understands those terms in the context of three conditions or elements: The material’s particle size measures typically between approximately 1 and 100 nanometers in at least one dimension. The material exhibits unique or novel […]