See: regulating pesticides at US Environmental Protection Agency
Law: US Code (Search for Title 7,
Chapter 6: Insecticides and Environmental Pest Control)
Regulations: US Code of Federal Regulations (Search for Title 42,
Chapter I, Subchapter E: Pesticide Programs)
Summary: The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) establishes requirements for the regulation, sale, distribution, and use of pesticides, including biopesticides. The EPA has regulatory oversight to evaluate and register proposed pesticide products, and the ability to suspend a product's registration if found to be harmful. Pesticide use is regulated through labeling, packaging, composition, and disposal.
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