Jump to main content.


Module 1: Label Basics

Table Of Contents

Introduction

Modules

  1. Label Basics
  2. Parts of the Label
  3. Special Issues
  4. Applying the Principles of Pesticide Label Review
  5. Emerging Issues and Course Completion


Module 1

« Page 29 of 29

Module Index
Glossary | Resources

Module 1 Quiz

Choose the best answer to each question.

  1. What is the purpose of a pesticide label?
    a. To provide the information about pesticide products that may be helpful to the user, but that is not legally enforceable.
    b. To provide critical information about how to safely and legally handle and use pesticide products.
    c. To provide scientific data that pesticide users can interpret to make informed choices about pesticide use.
    d. To mitigate possible concerns about pesticide products in order to encourage their use.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  2. In the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), a pesticide is defined as any substance or mixture of substances intended for...
    a. ...harming, weakening, repelling, or mitigating any pest.
    b. ...preventing, discouraging, repelling, or infecting any pest.
    c. ...preventing, destroying, repelling, or mitigating any pest.
    d. ...incapacitating, injuring, repelling, or expelling any pest.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  3. Pesticide registration is the process through which EPA examines all of the following EXCEPT:
    a. Ingredients of a pesticide.
    b. Amount, frequency, and timing of its use.
    c. Testing data that show efficacy against public health pests.
    d. User satisfaction.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  4. Which of the following is a stakeholder in the pesticide label review process?
    a. Registrants.
    b. Regulators.
    c. Users.
    d. All of the above.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  5. Which of the following is NOT legislation providing authority for pesticide regulation?
    a. The Pesticide Safety and Health Act (PSHA).
    b. The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
    c. The Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA).
    d. The Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA).

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  6. Problems in which of the following steps of the compliance and enforcement process can affect thousands of products or millions of units of one product in the market place?
    a. Label review.
    b. Violation investigation.
    c. Laboratory analysis.
    d. Case development.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  7. Labels that are clear, accurate, consistent with EPA policy, and enforceable...
    a. ...minimize the risk and occurrence of harmful effects on health and the environment.
    b. ...support compliance and enforcement efforts.
    c. ...conserve federal and state resources by avoiding costs associated with interpreting and correcting label deficiencies.
    d. All of the above.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  8. Which type of label contains claims and directions for only a portion of the approved uses under a given master label, but is a complete label in itself, containing all of the required labeling elements?
    a. Supplemental distributor labeling.
    b. Supplemental labeling.
    c. Sub-label or split-label.
    d. None of the above.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  9. Which of the following labels do not require review?
    a. Labels for new products containing existing active ingredients.
    b. Supplemental distributor labeling.
    c. Labels for products with efficacy data requirements.
    d. Experimental use permits.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  10. What are the principles of pesticide label review?
    a. Clarity, accessibility, consistency among labels, adaptability.
    b. Clarity, accuracy, consistency with EPA policy, enforceability.
    c. Brevity, accuracy, consistency among labels, adaptability.
    d. Brevity, accessibility, consistency with EPA policy, enforceability.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.
  11. Which of the following statements is advisory?
    a. Wear chemical resistant gloves.
    b. If swallowed, call a doctor.
    c. Latex gloves provide the best protection.
    d. Do not apply within 66 feet of wells.

    Correct! Incorrect. Please try again.



« Previous | Module 2 »


Publications | Glossary | A-Z Index | Jobs


Local Navigation


Jump to main content.