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Pesticide Registration

Guiding Principles for Data Requirements

EPA provided this document to staff to assist them in focusing on the information most relevant to the assessment. The principles discussed in the document are intended to help guide the identification of data needs, promote and optimize full use of existing knowledge, provide consistency in the data request process across all scientific disciplines and all OPP divisions, and focus on the data needed to allow for a scientifically sound and credible characterization of a specific pesticide’s risk profile for the exposure scenarios of interest. 

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