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This section of the webpage contains information regarding pesticide safety issues of significant interest or impact for PSEPs, or the stakeholders they serve. Information is archived for future reference.

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EPA Proposes Registration of New Nematicide Active Ingredient

This original announcement was published on July 23, 2021. Click here for more information.   The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking comments on its proposal to register the new pesticide active ingredient fluazaindolizine for agricultural use. Fluazaindolizine is a sulfonamide nematicide that EPA expects will play a role in resistance management and integrated […]

EPA Offers Virtual Training for Pesticide Applicators in Indian Country

This original message was published by the EPA on July 16, 2021. Click here for more information.    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering a free, two-day training webinar on August 11-12, 2021, to certify participants as private applicators of restricted-use pesticides (RUPs) in Indian country under the EPA Plan for the Federal Certification of Applicators of Restricted Use […]

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Comment Period Extended for Draft Risk Assessments and Proposed Mitigation Measures for Sulfuryl Fluoride

This original announcement was published by the EPA on July 15, 2021. Click here for more information.   EPA has extended the public comment period for the draft risk assessments and proposed mitigation measures for sulfuryl flouride. Comments are now due by September 23, 2021 and should be submitted to docket EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0136 at www.regulations.gov. For the registration review […]

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EPA Seeking Public Comment on Petition Related to Seresto Pet Collars

This original announcement was published by the EPA on July 13, 2021. Click here for more information.   As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) work to address concerns raised about pet collars, the agency is asking for public comment on a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity requesting that the agency […]

EPA Takes Action in Response to Supply-Chain Disruptions for Inert Ingredients

This original announcement was published by the EPA on July 3, 2021. Click here for more information.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking action to alleviate a supply-chain issue facing the pesticide industry. EPA is allowing registrants of non-antimicrobial pesticide products to substitute some combination of pre-approved alternate inert ingredients for inert ingredients […]