Secret Site Map
Sunday, November 23, 2014

Home News EPA Panel to Review Efficacy Testing of Bed Bug Products

EPA Panel to Review Efficacy Testing of Bed Bug Products

Pesticide Issues

There will be a two-day meeting in March of the FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel to review methods for efficacy testing of bed bug pesticide products.

| January 13, 2012

WASHINGTON - On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a federal register notice related to the bed bug product re-evaluation process. There will be a two-day meeting of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act Scientific Advisory Panel (FIFRA SAP) to consider and review methods for efficacy testing of bed bug pesticide products.

The Agency encourages that written comments be submitted by Feb. 21, 2012, and requests for oral comments be submitted by Feb. 28, 2012. However, written comments and requests to make oral comments may be submitted until the date of the meeting, but anyone submitting written comments after Feb. 21, 2012, should contact the Designated Federal Official (DFO) listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT in the EPA document here.
 
Please refer to the FIFRA SAP’s Web site for information on how to access the Webcast.

 

Top news

Bed Bugs Can Transmit Parasite that Causes Chagas Disease

A new study from Penn Medicine researchers in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics demonstrated that bed bugs, like the triatomines, can transmit Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

Allergy Technologies Offers Free Liner Trial Program to PMPs

The program enables pest management professionals (PMPs) to evaluate ActiveGuard Mattress Liners in real world applications.

PCO Caldwell in Country Gospel Music Video

Ronnie Caldwell, president of Innovative Pest Management, Denver, N.C., is one of the stars of the new Bruce Hedrick video 'A Better Man.'

Mosquito-Borne Chikungunya Detected in Mexico

The country has detected its first domestic case of the painful mosquito-borne viral disease chikungunya in the southwest of the country, the state government of Chiapas said on Saturday.

Temp-Air Announces Thermal Remediation Bed Bug National Conference

The company’s 1st Bi-Annual Thermal Remediation Bed Bug National Conference will be held March 8-10, 2015 in Grapevine, Texas.

x