STP1527

    Joint Inerts Task Force: Partnership of Suppliers and Registrants to Defend Inert Ingredients within United States Regulatory System

    Published: Feb 2011


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    Abstract

    This paper discusses a suite of regulatory actions and decisions made by the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Pesticide Programs for the regulation of inert ingredients used in pesticidal products. It describes the framework of the Joint Inerts Task Force and corresponding cluster teams, which was formed by industry suppliers and registrants to address data gaps and submit tolerance exemptions petitions to comply with regulatory requirements for groups of co-formulants. Finally, it describes the risk assessment process used for recent 2009 decisions.

    Keywords:

    cluster teams, aggregate exposure, co-formulants, tolerance exemption, risk assessment, pesticidal products


    Author Information:

    Swayze, Karen M.
    Supply R&D, Dow AgroSciences, LLC, Indianapolis, IN

    Cleveland, Cheryl B.
    Dow AgroSciences, LLC, Indianapolis, IN


    Paper ID: STP152720120001

    Committee/Subcommittee: E35.22

    DOI: 10.1520/STP152720120001


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