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Series 810 - Product Performance Test Guidelines

The final Product Performance Test Guidelines are generally intended to meet testing requirements for the effectiveness of pesticide products under FIFRA. 

Group A — General

810.1000 - Overview, Definitions, and General Considerations (March 1998)

Group B — Antimicrobial Efficacy Test Guidelines

810.2000 - General Considerations for Testing Public Health Antimicrobial Pesticides, Guide for Efficacy Testing (February 2018) - compliance began on Aug. 28, 2019
810.2100 - Sterilants, Sporicides, and Decontaminants, Guide for Efficacy Testing (February 2018) - compliance began on Aug. 28, 2019
810.2200 - Disinfectants for Use on Environmental Surfaces, Guide for Efficacy Testing (February 2018) - compliance began on Aug. 28, 2019
Frequent Questions for the 2018 Series 810 – Product Performance Test Guidelines: Antimicrobial Efficacy Test Guidelines  (applies to guidelines 810.2000, 810.2100, and 810.2200)
810.2300 - Sanitizers for Use on Hard Surfaces--Efficacy Data Recommendations (September 2012)
810.2400 - Disinfectants and Sanitizers for Use on Fabrics and Textiles (March 2013)
810.2500 - Air Sanitizers (March 2013)
810.2600 - Disinfectants and Sanitizers for Use in Water (March 2013)
810.2700 - Products with Prion-Related Claims (December 2012)

Group C — Invertebrate Control Agent Product Performance Test Guidelines

810.3000 - General Considerations for Efficacy of Invertebrate Control Agents (March 1998)
810.3100 - Treatments for Imported Fire Ants (January 2021)
810.3200 - Livestock, Poultry, Fur- and Wool-Bearing Animal Treatment (March 1998)
810.3300 - The Efficacy of Topically Applied Products Against Certain Inverbrate Pests (January 2021)
810.3400 - Mosquito, Black Fly, and Biting Midge (Sand Fly) Treatments (March 1998)
810.3500 - Premises Treatments (August 2019)
810.3600 - Structural Treatments (March 1998)
810.3700 - Insect Repellents to be Applied to Human Skin (July 2010)
810.3800 - Methods for Efficacy Testing of Termite Baits (August 2004)
810.3900 - Laboratory Product Performance Testing Methods for Bed Bug Pesticide Products (June 2017)

More information on efficacy testing for pesticides targeting certain invertebrate pests