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Revised Label Language for Pesticide Products in Water Soluble Packaging to Protect Handlers

Pesticide Products in Water Soluble Packaging – Revised Label Language to Protect Handlers – EPA has “… sent a letter to registrants of products with water soluble packaging (WSP) with revised instructions to be placed on the label of those products … in order to eliminate misuse and protect handlers …” – EPA notes that “… the Agricultural Handler Exposure Task Force (a group formed by multiple registrants of agricultural products to generate exposure data in support of registration) … observed improper use of products in water soluble packaging, such as spraying the products with high pressure water and intentional breaking of water soluble bags. The task force notified EPA of their observations and offered draft label language to address the improper use of the products …”

Document Title: The title of the April 6, 2017 EPA Pesticide News Story is “Revised Label Language for Pesticide Products in Water Soluble Packaging to Protect Handlers”

Organization: EPA Office of Pesticide Programs

Source: April 6, 2017 EPA Pesticide News Story

Web site: The April 6, 2017 EPA Pesticide News Story will be posted at
http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/revised-label-language-pesticide-products-water-soluble-packaging-protect-handlers

Contact: EPA contacts for Regulating Pesticides Issues are listed at
http://www.epa.gov/pesticide-contacts/contacting-epa-about-regulating-pesticides-issues

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