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Efficacy Testing of Pesticides used for Invertebrate Pests and Fire Ants

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Tuesday 05/08/2018 9:00AM EDT to Thursday 05/10/2018 5:00PM EDT
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Topic: Efficacy Testing of Pesticides used for Invertebrate Pests and Fire Ants

On January 26, 2018, the Agency published a Federal Register notice requesting nominations of experts to serve as ad hoc members for the May 8-10, 2018 Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) meeting to consider and review methods for efficacy testing of pesticides used for treatments of invertebrate pests and fire ants.

Nominations are due February 26, 2018. Nominations can be provided by following the instructions in the Federal Register announcement (EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0693) or by forwarding the nomination to the Designated Federal Official listed below.

Nominations should include scientists who have sufficient professional qualifications, training, and experience, including entomologists and other scientists who are generally familiar with pesticide efficacy testing and application methods for public health pests; those who are specifically familiar with premises pesticide efficacy testing for flies, cockroaches, yellow jackets, mosquitoes, and/or ticks; and those who are familiar with pesticide efficacy testing for control of field populations of red imported fire ants.

Additional information may be found in the docket or by contacting the Designated Federal Official, Dr. Marquea D. King ( or 202-564-3626.