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Ecological Guidance for Pesticide Risk Assessments

Links to Guidance by Title, Date, Technical Overview Area, Subject
Title Date Technical Overview Area Subject
Guidance on Light-Dependent Peroxidizing Herbicides: Use of the Molar Threshold Value for Adjusting Fish Chronic Endpoints to Account for Ultraviolet Light-enhanced Toxicity June 29, 2016 Ecological Effects Characterization
  • Registration Review
  • Aquatic Biology
Refinements for Risk Assessment of Pesticide Treated Seeds – Interim Guidance April 1, 2016 Risk Characterization
  • Registration Review
  • Terrestrial Biology
Guidance for the Development of Conceptual Models for a Problem Formulation Developed for Registration Review March 10, 2011 Problem Formulation Registration Review
Guidance for Reporting on the Environmental Fate and Transport of the Stressors of Concern in Problem Formulations January 25, 2010 Problem Formulation Environmental Fate
Guidance for Using Non-Definitive Endpoints in Evaluating Risks to Listed and Non-listed Animal Species May 10, 2011 Ecological Effects Characterization Registration Review
Evaluation Guidelines for Ecological Toxicity Data in the Open Literature May 16, 2011 Ecological Effects Characterization Registration Review
Guidance for Assessing Pesticide Risks to Bees June 24, 2014 Ecological Effects Characterization Terrestrial Biology
Guidance for Classifying Studies Conducted Using the OECD Test Guideline 223 (TG223) (Acute Avian Oral Sequential Dose Study) November 9, 2011 Ecological Effects Characterization Terrestrial Biology
Guidance for Reviewing OCSPP 850.2100 Avian Oral Toxicity Studies Conducted with Passerine Birds August 20, 2014 Ecological Effects Characterization Terrestrial Biology
Guidance for Use When Regurgitation is Observed in Avian Acute Toxicity Studies with Passerine Species April 9, 2012 Ecological Effects Characterization Terrestrial Biology
Toxicity Testing and Ecological Risk Assessment Guidance for Benthic Invertebrates (Whole Sediment Invertebrate Toxicity) April 10, 2014 Ecological Effects Characterization Aquatic Biology
Information for Species Status and Environmental Baseline for National-Scale Pesticide Listed Species Assessments October 13, 2011 Risk Characterization Endangered Species
Guidance for Using Incident Data in Evaluating Listed and Non-listed Species under Registration Review October 13, 2011
  • Registration Review
  • Endangered Species
Guidance for Defining the Potential Area In Which a Species Is Likely to Be Adversely Affected or Critical Habitat May Be Destroyed or Adversely Modified Search EPA Archive April 21, 2010 Risk Characterization Endangered Species
Guidance for Reviewing Environmental Fate Studies May 17, 2012 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
Environmental Chemistry Methods Guidance December 20, 2012 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
EFED Interim Policy for Stereoisomeric Pesticides October 26, 2000 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
Guidance for Residues of Concern in Ecological Risk Assessment December 20, 2012 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
Guidance for Addressing Unextracted Residues in Laboratory Studies September 12, 2014 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
NAFTA Guidance for Evaluating and Calculating Degradation Kinetics in Environmental Media December 17, 2012 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
NAFTA Guidance Document for Conducting Terrestrial Field Dissipation Studies March 31, 2006 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
Guidance for Determining the Acceptability of Environmental Fate Studies Conducted with Foreign Soils May 20, 2011 Exposure Characterization Environmental Fate
Guidance on the Use of the Linked AGDISP-Gaussian Extension Models for Estimating Far Field Drift of Pesticides in FIFRA Ecological Risk Assessments March 2, 2010 Exposure Characterization Spray Drift
Future Use: Use of FESTF-generated Proximity Analyses for Listed Species Effects Determination Search EPA Archive May 10, 2011 Risk Characterization Endangered Species
Development and Use of the Index Reservoir in Drinking Water Exposure Assessments September 14, 2010 Exposure Characterization Water Models
Development of Community Water System Drinking Water Intake Percent Cropped Area Adjustment Factors for use in Drinking Water Exposure Assessments: 2014 Update September 12, 2014 Exposure Characterization Water Models
Finalization of Guidance on Incorporation of Water Treatment Effects on Pesticide Removal and Transformations in Drinking Water Exposure Assessments December 5, 2011 Exposure Characterization Water Models
Golf Course Adjustment Factors for Modifying Estimated Drinking Water Concentrations and Estimated Environmental Concentrations Generated by Tier I (FIRST) and Tier II (PRZM/EXAMS) Models Search EPA Archive December 7, 2005 Exposure Characterization Water Models
Guidance for Making Temperature Adjustments to Metabolism Inputs to EXAMS and PE5 Search EPA Archive October 18, 2010 Exposure Characterization Water Models
Guidance for Selecting Input Parameters in Modeling the Environmental Fate and Transport of Pesticides November 10, 2009 Exposure Characterization Water Models

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