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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AJ49 Publication ID: Fall 2017 
Title: Pesticide Product Performance Data Requirements for Products Claiming Efficacy Against Invertebrate Pests 
Abstract:

EPA is considering a proposal to revise the product performance data requirements to support registration of products claiming efficacy against three categories of invertebrate pests: those pests identified to be of significant public health importance (e.g., ticks, mosquitoes, cockroaches, etc.); wood-destroying insects (e.g., termites); and invasive invertebrate species (e.g., Asian long-horned beetle). The product performance data (efficacy studies) under consideration are intended to document how well the product performs the intended function (such as killing or repelling) against the invertebrate pest. In general, the pesticide data requirements are intended to provide EPA with data and other information necessary for the registration of a pesticide, the issuance of an experimental use permit, and for tolerances. This is one in a series of rulemakings initiated to consider improvements to the pesticide data requirements codified in 40 CFR part 158.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Regulatory 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 156    40 CFR 158   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 to 136y Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/00/2019 
Additional Information: SAN No. 5331
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/data-requirements-pesticide-registration  
Sectors Affected: 32532 Pesticide and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Ryne Yarger
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 605-1193
Email: yarger.ryne@epa.gov

Cameo Smoot
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7506P,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 305-5454
Email: smoot.cameo@epa.gov