US Latest Updates on Pesticides


The Federal Register of the United States Government recently issued new notifications on pesticides exemptions and restrictions.

  • On February 7, 2019, exemption from the requirement of a tolerance has been established for the plant nutrient glycine betaine. Full text here;
  • On February 14, 2019, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted emergency exemptions in cases of crisis, public health, quarantine, etc. requested in the States listed here;
  • On February 15, 2019, tolerance for the crop pesticide trifloxistrobin was introduced for use in or on flax seed and amended for aspirated gran fractions. Full text here;
  • On February 15, 2019, new tolerance levels were introduced for the pesticide trifluralin in or on rosemary leaves, dried and fresh, and oil. Full text here;

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