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Pesticide Registration Improvement Extension Act (PRIA 3)
Fee Determination Decision Tree

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Below is the fee for your selected Fee Category for Fiscal Years 2014/2015

Action Code Description FY14/15
Fee
Decision Time
(months)
R280 Establish import tolerance; new active ingredient or first food use (2) $ 303,878 21

Do you plan to request either of the following types of waivers?


50% waiver You pay ---->>>>> $ 151,939  
75% waiver You pay ---->>>>> $ 75,970  

To pay the fee shown above, go to http://www.pay.gov and follow the instructions.

How to submit your application directly to EPA.


Action Code Interpretation

A petition for an active ingredient that is not currently contained as an active ingredient in any U.S. registered pesticide product or a petition for the first food use. The petition proposes the establishment of, or the exemption from the requirement of a tolerance under section 408 of the FFDCA. The food or feed commodities are imported into the U.S. The applicant is not seeking a domestic registration for the new active ingredient and no tolerances exist in the U.S. for the active ingredient. For the first food use, there is a currently U.S. registered non-food use product and the applicant is not seeking a domestic registration for the proposed food use. All food tolerances included in the original petition for a new active ingredient or a first food use are covered by the base fee for that application in this category if submitted simultaneously. Examples of food uses include: use on foods, for example, corn or apples; aquatic uses involving potable water, irrigation, or requiring tolerances for fish, or shellfish; uses on areas where food may be grown or raised such as pasture, rangeland, home garden, beehive, and uses involving livestock, such as livestock housing, livestock dips, and livestock ear tags.

Each application for a new inert ingredient approval that is submitted within this new active ingredient package is subject to the registration service fee for a new inert ingredient approval. All such associated applications that are submitted together will be subject to the new active ingredient decision review time.

Until the import tolerance(s) for an unregistered active ingredient or a registered non-food active ingredient is approved, any subsequent application for an additional import tolerance will be charged the R280 service fee and decision review timeframe.

If the applicant on his own initiative submits any additional information that was neither requested nor required by the Agency, after completion of the technical deficiency screening, and which does not itself constitute a covered registration application, the applicant will be charged an additional 25% of the full registration service fee for the import tolerance application.


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