SRC Summary of Changes in EPA Guidance for Products Adding Residual Efficacy Claims

On October 7th, EPA released its new Guidance for Products Adding Residual Efficacy Claims. After a thorough review including a comparative review of historical documents and all linked methods, and the Response to Comments document, Scientific & Regulatory Consultants, Inc. (SRC) has created the below summary of changes. Registrants are being given a 1-year implementation [...]

EPA Triggers Emerging Viral Pathogens Policy for Ebola Virus

Due to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Uganda, the United States EPA has engaged its Emerging viral Pathogens Policy (EVP). The current outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease is caused by infection with Sudan ebolavirus. The first confirmed case was identified in a 25-year-old male in the Mubende District of Uganda on September 19th; though it [...]

Canada Issued Emerging Viral Pathogens Policy for Monkeypox Virus

On July 23rd, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the recent outbreak of Monkeypox virus “a public health emergency of international concern”.(1) This announcement has come following the continued worldwide spread of Monkeypox from 92 cases in 12 member countries reported in May to over 16,000 confirmed cases and 5 deaths in 75 member [...]

2022-10-19T19:40:51+00:00EPA, State|

Oregon Proposed Fee Increase UPDATE: Fee Increase Approved

Update: The proposed fee increase for Oregon pesticide product registration has been approved with an effective date of September 21st, 2022. Products renewing on December 31st, 2022 for the 2023 registration year will be subject to the new fee of $360/product. Please contact your SRC consultant with any questions about this change. This week, Oregon [...]

2022-09-23T19:45:08+00:00EPA, State|

Service Offering for State Label Support

Don't know where to start creating your product label? SRC is pleased to announce we can aid in drafting state label language to better assist you in the label creation process. SRC will provide all the required label language based on the claims you would like to utilize for your product. How will this service [...]

2022-07-28T15:05:31+00:00EPA, State|

New California DPR Return Policy for Pesticide Registrations and Amendments

California’s Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has released California Notice CA 2022-12 - Application Return Policy for Pesticide Product Registrations and Amendments, setting a new timeframe for responding to applications that are incomplete, inaccurate, or missing the required application fee. The Policy This policy will go into effect on July 1st, 2022 and will limit [...]

2022-06-13T20:11:39+00:00EPA, State|

EPA and California DPR Will No Longer Expedite Review of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 Strain) Claims for Surface Disinfection Products

In January 2020, EPA responded quickly to the COVID-19 pandemic by triggering its Emerging Viral Pathogens Guidance allowing registrants who provide data against a harder to kill virus to make marketing claims against the SARS-CoV-2. Shortly after, EPA created List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 to assist consumers with finding products effective against the virus. [...]

2021-05-05T20:55:57+00:00EPA|

Data Requirements for EPA’s New Guidance to Expedite Review of Electrostatic Spray Application for List N Products

On July 07, 2020, EPA released a new guidance expediting review of label amendments for List N products adding electrostatic spray (ESS) application to the Directions for Use. Under this guidance EPA will try to reduce Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA) review timelines by 1-2 months.  SRC received additional guidance from EPA on July 24, [...]

2020-07-28T17:29:17+00:00EPA|