UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20460
AND TOXIC SUBSTANCES
May 19, 2004
SUBJECT: Transmittal Document Explaining Folder Information
TO: Paul Lewis
FIFRA Advisory Panel Designated Official
FROM: Janet L. Andersen, Ph.D., Director
Biopesticides and Pollution
Prevention Division (7511C)
The Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division has created CDs containing information pertinent to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act, as amended, FIFRA, Science Advisory Panelists for the June Science Advisory Panel (SAP) on WideStrike Cotton and Bollgard and Bollgard II Cotton.
The following list is the contents of this CD.
Folder 1: SAP MATERIALS FINAL: Master Folder that contains all SAP materials and must be opened to gain access to the following subfolders.
Folder 2: ADMINISTRATIVE MATERIALS: Subfolder that includes background information, charge to panel and titles of risk assessments.
Folder 3: Dow Widestrike Studies: Subfolder that includes information including studies on ecotoxicity for WideStrike, product characterization, mammalian toxicity, and insect resistance management.
Folder 4: EPA WideStrike Cotton Reviews. Subfolder that contains EPA reviews of the ecotoxicity, mammalian toxicity, product characterization, and insect resistance management for WideStrike Cotton.
Folder 5: EPA Bollgard and Bollgard II Cotton Bollworm IRM Reviews. Subfolder that contains EPA reviews of the cotton bollworm insect resistance management plan for Bollgard and Bollgard II.
Folder 6: Monsanto Bollgard and Bollgard II Cotton Bollworm IRM Studies. Subfolder that contains studies for insect resistance managment for Bollgard and Bollgard II.
Folder 7: Insect Resistance Management Selected References. Subfolder that contains selected insect resistance management references.
The Master Folder and Subfolders are not numbered on the CD; however, they can readily be cross referenced by the titles listed above and those listed on the CD.