Amendments to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard Take Effect July 19, 2024

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published the final rule on May 20, 2024, to amend the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS or HazCom) in 29 CFR 1910.1200. Amendments to the HCS will mostly align with the 7th Revision (and some parts of the 8th Revision) of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling [...]

Office of Indiana State Chemist Releases New and Updated Policies

On March 9, 2022, the State of Indiana released new and updated policies on its website for pesticide product registrations. These five documents include very important changes to the Indiana pesticide registration process. This article breaks down the new information provided in these policies and how it may affect your product registrations. Conditional Registration Policy [...]

Updated Oregon Registration Guidance on “Readily Distinguishable” Products

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has recently updated its guidance on the registration of “Readily Distinguishable” Pesticide Products. The guidance states that “every pesticide product that is readily distinguishable from any other pesticide product requires a separate registration” in the state of Oregon. Specific examples on what the state defines as “readily distinguishable” are now [...]

Update to Missouri Department of Agriculture Label Change Policy

Effective January 1st, 2022, the Missouri Department of Agriculture implemented a more thorough review of all revised labels submitted in the state to determine if significant changes were made to the label. SRC reported in our State Newsletter on 10/18/2021, that if this review finds that significant changes were made, then a new registration and [...]