EPA Issues New Guidance on “Absence of an Ingredient” Claims

Last week, EPA issued a new Guidance on “Absence of an Ingredient” Claims Associated with Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)-Regulated Products which creates a pathway for adding certain “free from” claims to pesticide products. This guidance follows many discussions between EPA and industry on whether a “free from” claim is important information to [...]

WOAH List Testing Requirements for Non-Public Health Claims

Efficacy claims on EPA-registered antimicrobial pesticides can be divided into two claim categories: public health and non-public health.  Public health claims are those relating to the control of one or more specific microorganisms that are directly or indirectly infectious or pathogenic to humans or both humans and animals.  Non-public health efficacy claims are specific to [...]

Have you assessed your Quat and Chlorhexidine Hand Sanitizers/Washes/Scrubs and other drugs for Nitrosamines? The deadline has passed!

What are Nitrosamines? Nitrosamines are impurities that may be found in some drug products. These impurities are not expected to be harmful at low levels, but may increase the risk of cancer when ingested at higher levels over a long period of time. The FDA has set guidelines for over-the-counter (OTC) drug monograph and pharmaceutical [...]

Are Your Consumer Product Labels Compliant?

Consumer product labels are subject to a multitude of state and federal requirements. Creating a compliant consumer product label can be challenging.  Whether your product is marketed in the U.S. or Canada, SRC has you covered! SRC will work with your company to ensure your consumer product labels are compliant with the following requirements: U.S. [...]

EPA Finalizes Rule: TSCA Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for PFAS

On September 28, 2023, EPA finalized the rule for Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This rule requires reporting of information on uses, production volume, disposal, exposure, and hazards of PFAS manufactured or imported since January 1, 2011. Reporting will be submitted electronically through [...]


UPDATE: On 11/09/2023, FDA released a notice that enforcement for product listing and facility registration requirements under MoCRA will be delayed by 6 months, making the new compliance deadline 07/01/2024. This update comes following delays to the release of the Cosmetic Direct platform.  As new cosmetic product regulation compliance deadlines are quickly approaching, SRC Senior [...]

The EPA Non-PRIA Notification Close Out Has Arrived

Effective June 28, 2023, all antimicrobial notifications submitted to the Antimicrobials Division (AD) prior to October 1, 2022 have been closed out by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Agency announcement, released on June 29, 2023, followed months of discussion between AD and the antimicrobial industry about how to best address the growing backlog of [...]

EPA Triggers Emerging Viral Pathogens Policy for Marburg Virus

In response to recent simultaneous outbreaks of Marburg virus in Tanzania and Equatorial Guinea the United States EPA has engaged the Emerging viral Pathogens Policy (EVP). The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare for Equatorial Guinea first announced the outbreak on February 7, 2023. Since the announcement, 15 cases and 11 deaths have been confirmed [...]