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Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, November 2017

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TSCA/FIFRA - EPA Extends Comment Period For Draft Guidance For Pesticide Registrants On Notifications, Non-notifications, And Minor Formulation Amendments: On October 5, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...more

China Strengthens Regulation of Pesticides and Creates Centralized Pesticide Bureau

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China, the world’s largest producer and consumer of pesticides, is strengthening its regulation of agrochemicals. The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) recently issued revisions to the country’s pesticide registration...more

California DPR Issues Guidance Intended to Align with EPA’s Secondary Container Labeling for Pesticides

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On Friday, November 3, 2017, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) issued guidance (California Notice 2017-13) that DPR indicates is intended to align DPR policy with the U.S. Environmental Protection...more

Oregon OSHA Issues Proposal to Change Pesticide Application Regulations

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Oregon OSHA has proposed to adopt changes to its rules regarding the application of pesticides by agricultural employers. The new rules would...more

EPA Issues Regulatory Action on Dicamba

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On October 13, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it had reached an agreement with Monsanto, BASF, and DuPont on measures “to further minimize the potential for drift to damage neighboring...more

EPA Final Rule On Use Of TOFA Confirms Safety Of Unsaturated Fatty Acids

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On October 10, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register its final rule establishing exemptions for a tolerance limit to use tall oil fatty acids (TOFA) as an inert ingredient...more

EPA Extends Comment Period for Draft Guidance for Pesticide Registrants on Notifications, Non-notifications and Minor Formulation...

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On October 5, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of extension of the comment period for the draft guidance Pesticide Registration Notice (PR Notice) 2017-XX: Notifications, Non-notifications...more

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, October 2017

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TSCA/FIFRA/TRI - EPA Schedules PPDC Meeting: On October 13, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the scheduling of a Pesticide Program Dialogue Committee (PPDC) meeting for November 1-2, 2017. 82...more

FDA and EPA Issue Joint Guidance On Jurisdiction Over Mosquito-Related Products

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Last week, FDA and the EPA issued guidance for industry regarding each agency’s respective jurisdiction over mosquito-related products. With the emergence of the Zika virus and the urgency in countering the spread of...more

FDA Releases Guidance Addressing FDA and EPA Jurisdiction over Mosquito-Related Products

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On October 4, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of final guidance that helps to clarify FDA and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jurisdiction over the regulation of...more

FDA Guidance Addresses FDA and EPA Jurisdiction over Mosquito-Related Products

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On October 4, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of final guidance that helps to clarify FDA and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) jurisdiction over the regulation of...more

Methods and Guidance for Testing the Efficacy of Antimicrobials against Spores of Clostridium diffic

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On September 29, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of two final test method Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for evaluating the efficacy of antimicrobials against spores of...more

Revised Data Requirements for China Pesticide Registration Issued

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On September 29, 2017, the Ministry of Agriculture of China (MOA) issued the final revisions to Data Requirements on Pesticide Registration (MOA Proclamation No. 2569). The revisions will become effective on November 1, 2017,...more

Methods and Guidance for Testing the Efficacy of Antimicrobials against Spores of Clostridium difficile

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On September 29, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of two final test method Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for evaluating the efficacy of antimicrobials against spores of...more

Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Update | Vol. IV, Issue 6

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TOP NEWS - FDA Proposes New Compliance Dates for the Water Provisions of the Produce Safety Final Rule - On September 13, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule to extend, for covered produce...more

California Court of Appeal Reverses Trial Court Decision Denying PANNA’s Petition Challenging Approv

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On September 19, 2017, California’s Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District reversed a trial court decision denying a petition by the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) challenging the approval by the...more

First District Holds CEQA’s Substantive Requirements Apply to Environmental Documentation of State Agency Acting Under Certified...

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In a published opinion filed September 19, 2017, the First District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court’s denial of a writ petition challenging defendant California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (“Department”)...more

EPA Announces Availability of Two Final Pesticide Registration Notices

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On September 22, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice in the Federal Register (82 Fed. Reg. 44406) announcing the availability of two final Pesticide Registration Notices (PRN)...more

EPA OIG Releases Report on EPA’s Management of Pesticide Funds

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On September 18, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a report on an evaluation conducted by OIG entitled “EPA Needs to Manage Pesticide Funds More Efficiently.” OIG...more

EPA Announces Updates to Pesticide Label Review Manual

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On September 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an update to Chapters 15 and 16 of the Office of Pesticide Programs’ (OPP) Label Review Manual. Updates to Chapter 15: Company Name and...more

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, September 2017

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TSCA/FIFRA/TRI - EPA Adopts 2017 NAICS Codes For TRI: On August 16, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it is updating the list of North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes...more

EPA Issues Supporting Documents for FIFRA SAP Meeting on Continuing Development of Alternative High

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On September 13, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued three supporting documents for the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) meeting regarding the...more

EPA Releases Draft Guidance for Pesticide Registrants on Notifications, Non-notifications, and Minor

On September 6, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of and seeking public comment on draft guidance, Pesticide Registration Notice (PR...more

EPA Announces Update to the Pesticide Electronic Application Submission Portal

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On August 28, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the first of three feature and functionality updates to the Pesticide Submission Portal (PSP) expected this year. The portal is a web-based...more

California Environmental Law and Policy Update - August 2017 #4

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Environmental and Policy Focus - Interior Department identifies 'a handful' of national monuments to shrink in its report to Trump - San Diego Union-Tribune - Aug 24 - The White House is getting ready to move on...more

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