Secret Site Map
Sunday, March 29, 2015

Home News EPA Seeks Additional Public Comment on Pesticide Sulfuryl Fluoride

EPA Seeks Additional Public Comment on Pesticide Sulfuryl Fluoride

News Coverage

On May 1, EPA published a Federal Register notice requesting comment on several issues raised during the 2011 comment period on the proposed tolerance revocation and stay request for the pesticide sulfuryl fluoride.

| May 1, 2012

WASHINGTON — On May 1, EPA published a Federal Register notice requesting comment on several issues raised during the 2011 comment period on the proposed tolerance revocation and stay request for the pesticide sulfuryl fluoride. Interested parties will have an opportunity to provide additional perspective and information on legal arguments raised during the previous comment period. EPA is also asking stakeholders to provide further information on the availability of alternatives and the potential impacts from the withdrawal of the sulfuryl fluoride and fluoride tolerances (legal residue limits on food).

Sulfuryl fluoride is an alternative to the ozone depleting pesticide methyl bromide, and is currently registered for the control of insect pests in stored grains, dried fruits, tree nuts, coffee and cocoa beans, and for use in food handling and processing facilities. This comment period will be open for 90 days, until July 30, 2012. Submit your comments in docket EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0174 at Regulations.gov.

For more information, visit http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/sulfuryl-fluoride/.

 

Top news

Pair of Destructive Termites Create New Hybrid Colonies

Two of the most destructive termite species in the world -- responsible for much of the $40 billion in economic loss caused by termites annually -- are now swarming simultaneously in South Florida, creating hybrid colonies that grow quickly and have the potential to migrate to other states.

UF/IFAS Grad Student Wins Prize for Mosquito Trap Research

Casey Parker recently won the ONE WORLD competition, organized by the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Challenge 2050 Project in conjunction with the Syngenta Good Growth Plan.

NPMA Board of Directors Approves Pollinators BMPs

During its meeting in Washington, D.C., on March 14, the National Pest Management Association's (NPMA) Board of Directors approved the organization's Pollinator Best Management Practices (BMPs).

PCT Announces Commercial Pest Management Virtual Conference

Featuring a “Who’s Who” of speakers with decades of experience serving the commercial pest management segment, the April 29 virtual event is filled with information you need to know to expand your presence in this dynamic marketplace. Cost is only $99 and attendees will receive full access to all of the educational sessions and a complimentary copy of the highly-acclaimed PCT Guide to Commercial Pest Management, a $29.95 value!

EcoRaider Launches Free Trial Program

PMPs can put EcoRaider to the test in their own field applications.

x