Pilot project leading the way toward harmonized MRLs around the world

Category : 2014
Tags : EPA, regulations, pesticides, JMPR, Sulfoxaflor, registration

April 16, 2014

Lois Rossi, Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs, US Environmental Protection Agency

Lois Rossi

US EPA has been involved over the years with multiple initiatives supporting harmonization of regulations for pesticides registration and control. Feedback will be presented from a pilot project developed in cooperation with the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) for parallel review with OECD-Joint Registration Review. Sulfoxaflor is new insecticide that has applied for registration for use on multiple crops in different countries, based on a global registration package. Some details around the global joint-review and feedback from the pilot project developed with Codex process for setting MRLs will be presented.

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