EPA Mulls New Disclosure Rule For Pesticides

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 11:56 AM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comments on ways to require pesticide makers to disclose inert ingredients in their products, the latest in a series of proposals to tighten regulation on pesticides.

The EPA said Tuesday that it planned to publish a proposed rulemaking after considering public comments. The agency said that requiring pesticide makers to disclose inert ingredients would help protect consumers and the environment.

“Consumers deserve to know the identities of ingredients in pesticide formulations, including inert ingredients,” said Steve Owens,...
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