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Pesticide Registration

PRN 93-9: Voluntary Reduced-Risk Pesticides Initiative

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wishes to encourage the registration of lower risk pesticide products containing new active ingredients in order to lessen the risks to human health and the environment. This PR Notice provides guidance on EPA's voluntary, interim process for identifying pesticides which may be eligible for priority treatment as lower risk products. 

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