Canada Issued Emerging Viral Pathogens Policy for Monkeypox Virus

On July 23rd, 2022, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the recent outbreak of Monkeypox virus “a public health emergency of international concern”.(1) This announcement has come following the continued worldwide spread of Monkeypox from 92 cases in 12 member countries reported in May to over 16,000 confirmed cases and 5 deaths in 75 member [...]

2022-08-04T17:47:22+00:00EPA, State|

Oregon Proposed Fee Increase UPDATE: Fee Increase Approved

Update: The proposed fee increase for Oregon pesticide product registration has been approved with an effective date of September 21st, 2022. Products renewing on December 31st, 2022 for the 2023 registration year will be subject to the new fee of $360/product. Please contact your SRC consultant with any questions about this change. This week, Oregon [...]

2022-09-23T19:45:08+00:00EPA, State|

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 [...]