Pesticides can be used to control a variety of pests, such as insects, weeds, rats and mice, bacteria and mold, and more. Find out more about pesticides:
Protecting Health and the Environment
Find information on controlling pests with both chemical and non-chemical methods. This integrated pest management approach helps protect health and the environment.
EPA regulates pesticides so they are safe when used according to the label directions. Learn about the regulation processes.
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- EPA Grants Extension of Experimental Use Permit for ‘Wolbachia Mosquito’
- Modernizing the Regulatory System for Biotechnology Products
- White House Announcement on the Regulation of Biotechnology
- Scientific Advisory Panel to Meet on Cancer Potential of Glyphosate
- EPA Draft Malathion Human Health Assessment Available
- EPA Registered the active ingredients Triptolide and 4-Vinylcyclohexene diepoxide as a rat contraceptive
- New EPA Guidance for Antimicrobial Pesticide Products to Combat Emerging Viral Pathogens
- Public Symposium on Regulation of Plant-Incorporated Protectants
- Tribal Pesticide Program Council Meeting – October 4-5, 2016