Pesticide Reregistration Update

9 December 2009 - Updates to this page are delayed following a redesign of the EPA web site

FQPA updates and EPA reregistration status page (see Federal Register, select Pesticides (last issue checked FR 28 October 2009)) (FQPA (1996) and Reregistration (1988) being conducted together):  Search for pesticide docket information at page.

Active Alerts:

azinphosmethyl - On 22 Jul 09, EPA announced a public comment period on a request to modify the use rate.  The request involves 2011 and 2012, where  the rate would be changed from 1.5 lb ai/A to 2 lb ai/A (the 2010 rate).  This is equivalent to changing  3 lb formulated product to 4 lb product.  The request does not change the 2012 end date for registration.  Comments must be received on or before 21 Sep 09. In the Regulations page, search on ID no. EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0365.
Bacillus thuringiensis japonensis - assessment available for introduction into US for Japanese beetle.  Public comments are due by 28 Oct 09.  In the regulations page, search on ID number APHIS-2009-0059.
malathion - Public comment period on malathion extended until 5 Oct 09.
rodenticides - Diphacinone and zinc phosphide were among rodenticides for which EPA announced on 24 Dec 08 the intent to cancel registrations, to become effective 4 Jun 2011, unless substantive are received that merit continuation of the registrations.  Comments must be received on or before 9 June 2009.  Submit your comments throught the Federal eRulemaking Portal, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0955.  Cancellation of some of these products was announced on 30 Sep 09.
streptomycin - Tolerance Reassessment Decision announced 16 Aug 06.


Decision Pending:

Data Support Reregistration (further action may still be taken), or new products:

  • (RED - Reregistration Eligibility Decisions: (Diuron, Endosulfan, Imazalil, Lindane, Oxyfluorfen, Propanil, Sodium acifluorfen, Thiabendazole, Thiophanate-methyl, Ziram scheduled for FY 2002, Aldicarb, Benfluralin, Cacodylic acid, Carbofuran, Cycloate, Dinocap, Dipropyl isocinchomeronate, Ethoxyquin, Fenvalerate, Fluvalinate, Formetanate HCl, Methanearsonic acid & salts (CAMA DSMA, MSMA), Molinate, PCNB, Permethrin, Thiram for FY 2003; IRED (Interim Reregistration Eligibility Decisions): Azinphos-Methyl, Diazinon, Dichlorvos (DDVP), Dicrotophos, Dimethoate, Disulfoton, Fenamiphos, Malathion, Methamidophos, Methyl parathion, Naled, Oxydemeton-methyl, Phosmet (all OPs), Atrazine scheduled for FY 2002, carbaryl, Triadimefon for FY 2003)

  • EPA NRDC Consent Decree (25 Sept 2001)

  • Pesticide Labels and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) from CDMS

  • EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

  • Pesticide legislation - Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) (EPA web links)