What is a minimum risk pesticide and how is it regulated?
This topic will start by introducing the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act ("FIFRA") and its definition of a pesticide. There will then be an overview of products registered under FIFRA Section 3 and products exempt from registration requirements. The exemption portion of the presentation  will include a federal overview of FIFRA Section 25(b) minimum risk pesticides and what criteria trigger product registration exemption under the Section. This topic will also address product labeling claims and how they affect pesticide requirements and exemption status.


  •  Definition of a Pesticide under FIFRA
  • FIFRA Section 3 Overview
  • FIFRA Section 25(b) Overview
  • Product Labeling Claims
  • 25(b) Minimum Risk Pesticides – States


This topic will provide an overview of state regulation for Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide  Act ("FIFRA") Section 25(b) minimum risk pesticides. The presentation will cover registration at the state level as well as product compliance, enforcement action, and ongoing marketplace surveillance. The presentation will also include a discussion on the relationship between states and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in regulating FIFRA 25(b) minimum risk pesticides. Additionally, California will be used as a specific example of how it regulates 25(b) minimum risk pesticides.

Webcast Information
Date Presented:
October 07, 2014 2:00 PM Eastern
1 hour
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What is a minimum risk pesticide and how is it regulated?
Speaker Information
Lesli Garcia   [ view bio ]
Micah Reynolds   [ view bio ]
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