Reminder to File Cosmetic Product Listings and Facility Registrations by July 1st

Upcoming Deadlines July 1, 2024 Product listings and facility registrations for cosmetic products under the Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act of 2022 (MoCRA) must be completed by July 1, 2024. These filings can be made online in the FDA Cosmetics Direct portal. FDA has released a user guide to assist responsible parties in signing up and [...]

New Ohio Online Submission Database Launch

On May 9, 2024, the Ohio Department of Agriculture released a new online database submission portal (OHID) for pesticide product registration. In addition to the release of this portal, Ohio has announced other major changes to its registration process that are now in effect and require immediate action. Renewal Registrations In an effort to move [...]

California Department of Pesticide Regulation Proposes Fee Increase

Per California Notice 2024-09, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) held a webinar to discuss their proposed increase in pesticide registration fees. The fees will increase in two stages over their next two fiscal years. In support of the fee increases, DPR is citing the need to support current and future business functions of [...]

Are Your Adjuvant Products in Compliance?

Recently the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) announced that in 2024, the state's regulators will conduct a review of approved adjuvant labels and require registrants to update their product labels to meet the current labeling requirements in the state. Additionally, last year, the Maine Board of Pesticides Control and Maryland Department of Agriculture changed [...]

2023-11-16T15:28:12+00:00State|

Are your Multipacks, Kits, Co-packs, and Combos in Compliance?

The Kansas Department of Agriculture has recently started enforcing a state multipack policy based on interpretation of their pesticide law.  Moving forward, Kansas will require all new multipack configurations to be registered separately from the individual brand name registrations with the standard $150 fee per antimicrobial multipack ($180 fee per multipack for products not classified [...]

2023-10-12T13:26:52+00:00State|

California Legislation for Cosmetic Products

In addition to compliance assistance with the new Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Modernization of Cosmetics Regulation Act (MoCRA) of 2022, SRC offers compliance support for cosmetic ingredient disclosure and reporting requirements for the California Safe Cosmetics Act of 2005 (CSCA) (and the Cosmetic Fragrance and Flavor Ingredient Right to Know Act of 2020 (CFFIRKA) (Senate [...]

North Carolina and Arkansas Pesticide Registration Updates

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services and Arkansas Department of Agriculture have recently updated their pesticide registration policies to require additional registrations for differing labels. These states are now requiring multiple fees for products within a single EPA Registration Number for any label variation other than size, scent, or color. Changes that [...]

2023-03-07T20:06:18+00:00EPA, State|

Updates to U.S. Virgin Islands Pesticide Regulations

UPDATE: Registration fee invoices for products actively registered in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be sent out in February 2023. On October 18, 2022, the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Planning & Natural Resources (DPNR) updated its Pesticide Control Program Rules and Regulations to include a $400 biennial fee for products registered in the territory. [...]

2023-02-09T20:25:50+00:00EPA, State|

ARE YOU READY FOR IT? New VOC Limits Taking Effect in 2023

U.S. EPA and many states and territories have adopted more stringent limits for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in consumer products.  While newer limits have already taken effect in some states (or for certain product categories), the effective date for others is quickly approaching. New VOC limits for specific product categories in California and New York [...]