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Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act

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7 U.S.C. §§136-136y

ELR Citation

ELR STAT. FIFRA §§2-35

Summary

FIFRA provides federal control of pesticide distribution, sale, and use by requiring that all pesticides used in the United States be registered (licensed) by EPA. Registration assures that pesticides will be properly labeled and that, if used in accordance with specifications, they will not cause unreasonable harm to the environment.

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