Presentation on theme: "Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) – 1972, 1988 By, Kevin Iida The FIFRA was amended in 1996 by the Food Quality Protection Act."— Presentation transcript:
1 Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) – 1972, 1988 By,Kevin IidaThe FIFRA was amended in 1996 by the Food Quality Protection Act. It was amended again in It is a United States federal law – national.
2 In 1972 the FIFRA transferred responsibility of pesticide regulation to the Environmental Protection Agency and shifted the emphasis to protection of public health and the environment.The FIFRA established registration for all pesticides, appropriate dosage, and hazards of the materials. FIFRA established a system of examination and certification both at the private and commercial level for applicators who wish to purchase and use restricted pesticides. It also monitors the distribution of restricted pesticides.The FIFRA affects the sustaining of some plants because there is limited use of insecticides, fungicides, and rodenticides.
3 The United States Department of Agriculture regulates and enforces the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.