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Pesticide Programs (40 CFR 150 - 189)

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This subchapter E of chapter I of Title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations provides for the pesticide programs, specifically pesticide registration and classification procedures; registration policies and interpretations; special review procedures; registration standards and registration review; labeling requirements for pesticides and devices; packaging requirements for pesticides and devices, data requirements for pesticides; statements of policies and interpretations; good laboratory practice standards; state registration of pesticide products; rules of practice governing hearings, under the federal insecticide, fungicide, and rodenticide act, arising from refusals to register, cancellations of registrations, changes of classifications, suspensions of registrations and other hearings called pursuant to section 6 of the act; pesticide management and disposal; exemption of federal and state agencies for use of pesticides under emergency conditions; registration of pesticide and active ingredient producing establishments, submission of pesticide reports; statements of enforcement policies and interpretations; books and records of pesticide production and distribution; worker protection standard; certification of pesticide applicators; experimental use permits; procedures governing the rescission of state primary enforcement responsibility for pesticide use violations; procedures and requirements for plant-incorporated protectants; time-limited tolerances for emergency exemptions; objections and requests for hearings; formal evidentiary public hearing; and tolerances and exemptions for pesticide chemical residues in food. Among others, this subchapter also provides for the protection of honeybees.
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