EPA Issues Annual Progress Report on Pesticide Reregistration Performance Measures and Goals


On July 1, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of its progress report in meeting its performance measures and goals for pesticide reregistration during fiscal year (FY) 2019 (2019 Report). 87 Fed. Reg. 39517. Section 4(l) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) requires EPA to publish information about EPA’s annual achievements in this area. The 2019 Report discusses the completion of tolerance reassessment and describes the status of various regulatory activities associated with reregistration. The 2019 Report also provides the total number of products reregistered and products registered under the “fast-track” provisions of FIFRA. The report is available at EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0125. Comments can be submitted on or before August 30, 2022.

EPA’s completed product reregistration actions totaled 161, short of EPA’s goal of 400 actions. The table below details the actions completed in FY 2019.

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FIFRA Blog, 5-07-22
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