EPA shares compliance advisory on pesticide devices

February 28, 2023

EPA shared a compliance advisory with the regulated community regarding the production, distribution, and sale of pesticide devices in the US.

Per FIFRA section 2(h), ‘a device is an instrument or contrivance that is intended to destroy, repel, trap, or mitigate any pest, including but not limited to rodents, molds, viruses, and bacteria.’

Regarding regulations, the advisory provided no new information or changes to the legislation. That said, the Agency felt it was necessary to reinforce such regulations as they’ve seen an increase in non-compliant devices on the market. The advisory also served as a reminder that regulatory requirements for pesticide devices differ from other pesticide products.

How can TSG help you?

Want to ensure your pesticide device is compliant? Not sure whether your pesticide product qualifies as a device? Our regulatory experts are happy to chat and answer your questions. Additionally, TSG is hosting a webinar on Thursday, March 2, and 2 PM EST to discuss federal and state pesticide device requirements. If you can’t make the webinar, contact us at [email protected] for the recording.

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