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Pesticide Law [electronic resource] : A Summary of the Statutes.

Author/Creator:
Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
Publication:
[S.l] : [s.n.], 2008.
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (15 p., digital, PDF file)
Subjects:
Pesticides.
Product safety.
Administrative law.
Summary:
Summarizes major statutory authorities governing pesticide regulation, including the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), Section 408 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), as well as the major regulatory programs for pesticides. Defines key terms, provides brief history of Federal pesticide laws, and describes key provisions of the laws, including the pesticide registration process and how it interfaces with food safety requirements. Discusses issues concerning public disclosure, exclusive use, trade secrets, the use and export of unregistered pesticides, and the enforcement of FIFRA requirements, including inspection authority.
Notes:
Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Dec. 2010). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
Other format:
Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Pesticide Law
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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