EPA has published a Federal Register notice soliciting public comment on the Agency’s proposed new regulations on the active and inert ingredients permitted in products eligible for the exemption from regulation for minimum risk pesticides. EPA proposes adding specific chemical identifiers that would make it clearer to manufacturers; the public; and Federal, state, and tribal inspectors which ingredients are permitted in minimum risk pesticide products. EPA is also proposing to modify the label requirements in the exemption to require the use of specific common chemical names in lists of ingredients on minimum risk pesticide product labels, and to require producer contact information on the label.  EPA must receive any public comments on these proposals on or before April 1, 2013.

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