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Guidance for Reviewing Pesticide Environmental Fate Studies

EPA's pesticide program reviews subject studies in support of drinking water exposure and ecological risk assessments. The two guidance documents provide study review guides and a report guide to help our scientists uniformly consider issues, data, and formatting relevant to efficiently review environmental fate studies.

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  • Guidance for Reviewing Environmental Fate Studies (PDF)(144 pp, 4 MB, May 17, 2012)
    Study Review Guides for reviewing environmental fate studies including: Hydrolysis; Aqueous Photolysis; Soil Photolysis; Soil Metabolism; Aquatic Metabolism; Batch Equilibrium; Field Dissipation
  • Additional Guidance for Reviewing Environmental Fate Studies (PDF)(84 pp, 782 K, December 20, 2012)
    Study Review Guides including: Laboratory Volatility; Field Volatility; Fish and Oyster BCF; Sample Storage Stability; Prospective Ground Water Monitoring. Report Review Guide: Environmental Chemistry Method (ECM) and Independent Laboratory Validation (ILV)