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Minimum Risk Pesticides Exempted from FIFRA Registration
About Minimum Risk Pesticides
What is a pesticide?
What is a “minimum risk pesticide?”
Will EPA confirm that a product is a minimum risk pesticide?
Conditions to Qualify as a Minimum Risk Pesticide Product
Minimum risk conditions
Listing ingredients on the label
Public health claims
Company name and contact information
False or misleading labeling statements
Clarifications about Minimum Risk Active and Inert Ingredients
Commonly consumed food items
What is a commonly consumed food commodity?
What is an animal feed item?
What is an edible fat and oil?
Can a chemical be an inert ingredient in one pesticide product and an active ingredient in another?
Can EPA add an ingredient to the exemption?
Regulation and Enforcement of Minimum Risk Pesticides
States regulate minimum risk products
Tolerances and tolerance exemptions
Enforcement related to minimum risk pesticides
Personal insect repellents and minimum risk pesticides
Current and proposed regulations related to minimum risk pesticides
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