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USDA/AMS RIN: 0581-AD83 Publication ID: Fall 2020 
Title: Proposed Amendments to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances for October 2018 Recommendations (Crops and Handling) 

The National List is a list of substances that can be used in organic farming, handling, and processing. This action would make two changes to the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) based on recommendations that the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) submitted to the Secretary.  

Agency: Department of Agriculture(USDA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 7 CFR 205   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 6501 to 6522   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/18/2019  84 FR 55866   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/17/2019 
Final Rule  11/05/2020  85 FR 70431   
Final Rule Effective  12/07/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jennifer Tucker
Deputy Administrator, USDA National Organic Program
Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Marketing Service
1400 Independence Avenue SW,
Washington, DC 20250
Phone:202 260-8077