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US EPA updates tolerance review

Over 96% of pesticides and pesticide groupings with tolerance decisions made between August 1996 and the end of fiscal 2009 (September 30th 2009) continue to meet the 1996 Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) safety standard, according to a review by the US EPA. The Agency has determined that 277 of the 287 pesticides and groups screened by the end of October 2012 met the FQPA standard.



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