Pesticide Regulatory Education Programís (PREP) FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemption Program Training Resource
Welcome to the FIFRA Section 18 Emergency Exemption Program training resource developed by UC Davis Extension through the PREP Cooperative Agreement funded by EPA.
This online training resource will assist states or federal agencies to determine when it is appropriate to request a Section 18 emergency exemption from EPA and what a complete application includes. Other stakeholders in this process will find this resource helpful to better understand the purposes and processes of the Section 18 program.
PDF versions of the training modules.
Table of Contents
Options to Address Critical Pest Situations
Section 18s in Detail
Significant Economic Loss
EPA Review and Decision Process
Reporting and Recordkeeping
Repeat Requests and Recertifications