SRC State Registration Fall 2021 Newsletter

State Year-End Registration Renewals are in Full Swing! Did you know that pesticide registrations for 40 of the U.S. states and territories expire in quarter 4? The SRC State Registration renewal season has begun, and our team has already completed over 10% of year-end registration renewals for our clients. Our 8-person registration team will renew [...]

2021-10-18T13:28:29+00:00State|

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|

SRC State Registration Spring 2021 Newsletter

Topics Latest Timing Trends Upcoming Calendar Items Company Names Lifecycle of a Label Possible CA Registration Fee Increase SRC’s Communication/Submission Standards CA Mill Tax Update Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Fighting Product Lists   Latest Timing Trends States are experiencing delays in both new section 3 pesticide product registrations and in renewing existing products because of [...]

2021-04-13T22:25:49+00:00State|

CalEPA’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) Proposes Rulemaking for Proposition 65 Short-Form Warnings

On January 8, 2021 OEHHA issued notice of proposed rulemaking to amend sections 25601, 25602, 25603, and 25607 of Article 6 of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 in the California Health and Safety Code (Proposition 65 Clear and Reasonable Warnings). The proposed rulemaking would limit the use of and modify [...]

Celebrating 25 Years of Serving Our Clients!

We are excited to announce that in 2021 Scientific & Regulatory Consultants, Inc. (SRC) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary as a full-service regulatory consulting firm! SRC began in 1996, when Sally Hayes and Rhonda Jones brought together their unique expertise in microbiology, chemistry, and toxicology as well as their collaborative experience with government entities to [...]

2021-01-04T21:15:33+00:00About SRC|

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|

The Path to Making Off-Label Disinfection Claims Against SARS-CoV-2 on EPA-Registered Products

Upon the outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), consumers were instructed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to protect themselves and their families by washing their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or utilizing a hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol when handwashing is not available.  CDC [...]

New EPA Proposed Rule on Administrative Procedures for Issuance and Public Petitions

On October 9, 2019, Executive Order 13891 “Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents” was issued requiring agencies, including the U.S. EPA, to make available “on its website a single, searchable, indexed database with links to all guidance documents in effect.” The order also dictates each agency must create their own procedure [...]

2020-06-26T14:54:38+00:00EPA|