Pesticide Registration Manual:
Chapter 19 - How to Obtain Publications
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Current as of July 2010
In this Chapter:
- Documents Available from EPA
- Federal Register Notices
- Documents Available from the Government Printing Office
- Documents Available from NTIS
The Agency has made most of its recent publications and documents available on the Internet. Documents including the registration kit, registration forms, Reregistration Eligibility Documents, and laws such as The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) (PDF), and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) (PDF), etc. are available on the EPA Web site.
Copies are available from the following address:
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Pesticide Programs
Registration Support Branch (7505P)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20460
Telephone: (703) 305‑6549
Other publications from the Office of Pesticide Programs may be obtained from EPA’s National Service Center for Environmental Publications by contacting 1-800-490-9198 or faxing 301-604-3408. A list of these publications and ordering information are also available on a pesticides Web page.
Pesticide Registration Notices (PR Notices) are mailed to registrants of record when issued. Recent and current PR Notices can also be accessed directly on the Pesticide Registration Notices Web site. Other or back copies are available from the National Technical Information Service as described below.
The Federal Register is available for examination at government depository libraries and many other libraries. A complete listing of Government Depository Libraries is available without charge from The Library, U.S. Government Printing Office, 5236 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22304. The listing is available online.
All Federal Register documents published from 1994 forward can also be accessed directly on the GPO Federal Register Web site.
The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government. Title 40, Protection of the Environment (40 CFR), comprises 32 volumes, and regulation of pesticides is specifically covered by:
- 40 CFR Part 2 ‑ Public Information (contained in Volume 1, 40 CFR Parts 1 to 49); and
- 40 CFR Parts 150 to 189 - Chapter I, Subchapter E—Pesticide Programs (contained in Volume 23, 40 CFR Parts 150 to 189)
These documents are available for purchase from the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), Washington DC 20402. They can also be accessed directly on the GPO Web site.
The Code of Federal Regulations is also available for examination at government depository libraries and many other libraries.
A listing of libraries where the Code of Federal Regulations is available online.
A complete listing of Government Depository Libraries is available without charge from:
U.S. Government Printing Office
5236 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
Documents can be purchased from National Technical Information Service (NTIS), using the NTIS search engine to identify the document by title or topic if its NTIS product code is not known. The documents that can be ordered from NTIS include such items as:
- Pesticide Registration Notices (copies not available on the Web)
- Label Review Manual
- Reregistration Eligibility Documents
- Antimicrobial Pesticide Reregistration Eligibility Documents
- Pesticide Fact Sheets
- Special Review Documents
- OPPTS Harmonized Test Guidelines
- Standard Evaluation Procedures
- Pesticide Assessment Guidelines
- Registration Standards Report
- Publications prior to the EPA Web site
The address for the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) is:
National Technical Information Service
U.S. Department of Commerce
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161