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29 September, 2017 Legal Update

USA: Pesticide Petitions

USA: Pesticide Petitions


The US Environmental Protection Agency has received several initial filings of pesticide petitions requesting the establishment or modification of regulations for residues of pesticide chemicals in or on various commodities.
 


As regards nuts and dried fruits, the agency received the following petitions for new tolerances:
 
  • Nematicide fluensulfone in stone crop group 12-12 at 0.06 ppm; grape, raisin at 0.8 ppm; and nut, tree, crop group 14-12 at 0.02 ppm.
 
The final date for comments is October 16, 2017.
 
Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 178. Friday, September 15, 2017. Pages 43353-43354
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-09-15/pdf/2017-19692.pdf
 
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