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Module 1: Label Basics

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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

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Section 2: Who are the stakeholders?

Learning Objectives

By the end of this section, you will be able to:

  • Define “registrants.”
  • Name the organizations that regulate pesticides.
  • Explain the role of pesticide users.
  • Name the organizations that conduct pesticide compliance and enforcement programs.
  • Explain the role of extension services.
  • Identify each stakeholder group's unique needs.

Registrants

Registrants are people and companies who have registered any pesticide in compliance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Pesticide registration is the process through which EPA examines:

EPA evaluates the pesticide to ensure that it will not have unreasonable adverse effects on humans, the environment, and non–target species. Pesticides must be registered by EPA before they may be sold or distributed in the United States.


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