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EPA States that First Aid Language for Toxicity Category II and III Products Need Not Appear on a Visible Label Panel on the Container

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EPA has responded to public comment on its proposed interpretation and clarification of the definition of a pesticide label “panel” and the placement of first aid statements on such labels.…

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CPDA Annual Adjuvants & Inerts Conference

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The CPDA 2018 Annual Adjuvants & Inerts Conference will be held on May 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.  This year’s conference will examine the…

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PMRA Publishes Amendments to Pest Control Products Regulations to Implement CETA

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On September 7, 2017, the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) published in the Canada Gazette a set of amendments to the Pest Control Products Regulations (PCPR) for implementation of the…

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CPDA Agrotechnology Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting as Newly Restructured Entity

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On September 8, 2017, the CPDA Agrotechnology Committee held its first inaugural meeting via conference call.  As reported previously, the CPDA Board of Directors approved the merger of the CPDA…

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Update on Congressional Consideration of the Pesticide Registration Improvement Act (PRIA)

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As reported previously, on March 20, 2017, H.R. 1029, the “Pesticide Registration Enhancement Act of 2017” (PRIA 4), was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives and sent to the…

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CPDA Representatives Meet With OSHA Officials to Discuss Relabeling Requirements of HCS 2012

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On September 19, 2017, CPDA President Sue Ferenc and CPDA Director of Regulatory Affairs Sylvia Palmer met with Bill Perry and Maureen Ruskin, Director and Deputy Director, respectively, of OSHA’s…

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Legislation to Ban Chlorpyrifos Introduced in Senate

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On July 25, 2017, legislation (S. 1624) titled the “Protect Children, Farmers, and Farmworkers from Nerve Agent Pesticides Act of 2017” was introduced by Senators Tom Udall (D-NM), Richard Blumenthal…

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2017 Annual Adjuvants & Inerts Conference Speaker Presentations

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CPDA’s 2017 Annual Adjuvants & Inerts Conference held May 3rd in Indianapolis, Indiana featured an informative and comprehensive speakers program that covered an array of topics such as drift reduction…

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Federal District Court Rules that FIFRA Precludes Claims of Copyright Infringement of the Basic Manufacturer’s Label

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In an April 10 decision, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruled that FIFRA precludes claims of copyright infringement for the required parts of the…

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EPA Denies Petition Seeking Chlorpyrifos Ban

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On March 29, 2017, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt signed an order announcing the Agency’s decision to deny a 2007 petition filed by the Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA) and…

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EPA Budget Memo Details Proposed FY 2018 Funding Cuts to EPA’s Pesticide Program Activities

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An article appearing in the April 5, 2017 edition of “InsideEPA.com” details severe funding cuts expected to be proposed in the Trump Administration FY 2018 budget request for EPA that…

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House Adopts “PRIA 4” By Voice Vote

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On Monday, March 20, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted by voice vote H.R. 1029, the “Pesticide Registration Enhancement Act” under a suspension of the rules.  Introduced in the…

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CPDA Conducts Legislative Policy Conference in Washington, D.C.

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CPDA held its 2017 Legislative Policy Conference at the Club Quarters Hotel in Washington, D.C. on March 8th.  The conference featured a presentation and Q&A with Cameron Bishop, Legislative Director…

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CPDA Legislative Policy Conference Includes an Overview of the Political and Regulatory Climate Under the Trump Administration

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CPDA’s Don Davis Briefs Conference Attendees CPDA Director of Legislative Affairs Don Davis presided over the Legislative Policy Conference held in Washington, D.C. on March 8th and provided attendees a…

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President Trump Continues to Push for Regulatory Reform with New Executive Order

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On February 24, 2017, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) directing the heads of federal agencies to designate a Regulatory Reform Officer to oversee the implementation of regulatory reform…

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