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EPA Panel to Review Efficacy Testing of Bed Bug Products

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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.


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