Mill Assessment/ Registration Timelines: UPDATE

Earlier this year the California Governor unveiled a proposal to increase the pesticide mill assessment, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR) primary funding source. The proposal has gone through many revisions due to stakeholder feedback. The Governor is expected to sign the amended AB 2113 into law this week, which included compromises brought to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]