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FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel

Special Note: The FIFRA SAP & the Government Shutdown

In the absence of either a Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 appropriation or a continuing resolution for the Agency, EPA shut down at 12:01 a.m. on December 29, 2018. During a shutdown, EPA advisory committees cannot meet. Please follow news reports and visit the FIFRA SAP website ( for potential updates regarding the government shutdown and upcoming FIFRA SAP meetings.

The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) provides independent scientific advice to the EPA on health and safety issues related to pesticides. The FIFRA SAP is comprised of biologists, statisticians, toxicologists and other experts and is augmented by members of the Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) Science Review Board (SRB).

Learn About the Scientific Advisory Panel

Scientific Advisory Panel Meetings