Tag Archives: FIFRA

EPA Denies Petition to Revoke Tolerances and Cancel all Registrations of the Most Widely Used Conventional Insecticide in the U.S.

EPA recently issued an order denying a 2007 petition (the “Cancellation Petition”) by the Pesticide Action Network and the Natural Resources Defense Council that sought to revoke all tolerances under section 408(d) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) and to cancel all registrations under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) … Continue Reading

EPA Announces Final Ecological Effects Test Guidelines (Series 850) Under TSCA, FIFRA and FFDCA

On Dec. 29, 2016, EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) announced the availability of new final test guidelines in Series 850 Group A, pertaining to measuring the Ecological Effects of chemicals on Aquatic and Sediment-dwelling Fauna and Aquatic Microcosms. The new test guidelines include revised standards as well as several name changes … Continue Reading

U.S. EPA’s Use of FIFRA to Control the Marketplace Is Rejected By Court

Nalco Company, a world-wide provider of water treatment services, worked with the U.S. EPA for three years to ensure that its OxiPRO™ system was FIFRA compliant.  But EPA’s unprecedented move to control the market among Nalco and its competitors surely exceeded anyone’s expectations, especially Judge Rosemary Collyer’s.  U.S. EPA permitted Nalco in December, 2010, to … Continue Reading