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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK00 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Pesticides; Technical Amendments to the Data Requirements 
Abstract: EPA is considering proposing several non-substantive amendments to the data requirements in part 158 that will update the test guideline references and make other technical corrections to simplify the tables and ensure consistency throughout part 158. For example, the phrases "test notes" and "table notes" are both used to reference the notes that relate to the tables. For consistency and since the use of “test note” is more prevalent, EPA is proposing to change “table note” to “test note.” These changes are intended to enhance understanding of the data required to support a pesticide registration and do not increase the burden or costs associated with these requirements. EPA is not proposing any new data requirements or substantive revisions to existing requirements. If anything, these corrections may provide a minor reduction in burden and costs by decreasing the frequency and time associated with the need for applicants to seek clarification from EPA. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 158   
Legal Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 to 136(y) Federal Insecticide Fungicide and Rodenticide Act   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  07/00/2022 
Final Rule  To Be Determined 
Additional Information: .
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Energy Effects: Statement of Energy Effects planned as required by Executive Order 13211.  Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:  
Sectors Affected: 3253 Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Cameo Smoot
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7101M,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-1207