FQPA and Pesticide Reregistration Update

16 February 2009

FQPA updates and EPA reregistration status page (see Federal Register, select Pesticides (last issue checked FR 11 February 2009)) (FQPA (1996) and Reregistration (1988) being conducted together):  Search for pesticide docket information at Regulations.gov page.

Active Alerts:

Rodenticides - Diphacinone and zinc phosphide were among rodenticides for which EPA announced on 24 Dec 08 the intent to cancel registrations, to  become effective 4 Jun 2011, unless substantive are received that merit continuation of the registrations.  Comments must be received on or before 9 June 2009.  Submit your comments throught the Federal eRulemaking Portal, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0955.
streptomycin - Tolerance Reassessment Decision announced 16 Aug 06.


Decision Pending:

Data Support Reregistration (further action may still be taken), or new products:

  • (RED - Reregistration Eligibility Decisions: (Diuron, Endosulfan, Imazalil, Lindane, Oxyfluorfen, Propanil, Sodium acifluorfen, Thiabendazole, Thiophanate-methyl, Ziram scheduled for FY 2002, Aldicarb, Benfluralin, Cacodylic acid, Carbofuran, Cycloate, Dinocap, Dipropyl isocinchomeronate, Ethoxyquin, Fenvalerate, Fluvalinate, Formetanate HCl, Methanearsonic acid & salts (CAMA DSMA, MSMA), Molinate, PCNB, Permethrin, Thiram for FY 2003; IRED (Interim Reregistration Eligibility Decisions): Azinphos-Methyl, Diazinon, Dichlorvos (DDVP), Dicrotophos, Dimethoate, Disulfoton, Fenamiphos, Malathion, Methamidophos, Methyl parathion, Naled, Oxydemeton-methyl, Phosmet (all OPs), Atrazine scheduled for FY 2002, carbaryl, Triadimefon for FY 2003)

  • EPA NRDC Consent Decree (25 Sept 2001)

  • Pesticide Labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) from CDMS

  • EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

  • Pesticide legislation - Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) (EPA web links)