Compliance with Pesticide Registration (PR) Notices 2001-1 and 2001-6(Announcement to SciReg clients and other interested parties - August 4, 2003)
The purpose of this announcement is to ensure that, as of October 1, 2003, your company’s currently registered pesticide products remain in compliance with two specific Pesticide Registration (PR) Notices, and that future registration applications for new products comply with these Notices. Note also that if your New York State registration renewals are due this year, the State will not renew the registrations unless your labels comply with PR Notice 2001-1.
· 2001-1: First Aid Statements on Pesticide Product Labels (http://www.epa.gov/opppmsd1/PR_Notices/pr2001-1.pdf)
· 2001-6: Disposal Instructions on Non-Antimicrobial Residential/Household Use Pesticide Product Labels (http://www.epa.gov/opppmsd1/PR_Notices/pr2001-6.pdf)
PR Notice 2001-1
This document requires certain formatting and content changes to the first aid text (previously, Statement of Practical Treatment). Please refer to the above link for specific guidance.
Label changes to meet the requirements of this Notice are to be submitted via amendment; five copies of the updated label must also be submitted.
PR Notice 2001-6
This document provides guidance for the development of disposal instructions for non-antimicrobial, residential/household use products. EPA is now providing instructions that direct consumers to call their local authorities for specific disposal instructions in order to provide state and local governments greater latitude in carrying out their responsibility for product disposal and waste management programs. This Notice does not affect agricultural, commercial or industrial-use products. Please refer to the above link for specific guidance.
Label changes to meet the requirements of this Notice are to be submitted via notification; one copy of the updated label, with changes clearly marked in a way that allows them to be photocopied, must also be submitted.
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In order to meet the October 1 deadline, labels should be submitted to EPA as soon as possible. If you have any questions, need assistance, or would like us to hand-deliver your updated labels to EPA, please let us know.