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CropLife Seeks EPA Pesticide Framework On Human Data

September 27, 2016
The pesticide producers association CropLife America is urging EPA to seek public input on an agency framework for evaluating epidemiological studies for use in pesticide risk assessment, arguing there is “significant inconsistency” in EPA's use of human data in such reviews and saying the industry urgently needs the framework. EPA traditionally relies on animal toxicology studies in assessing pesticides, but the agency has spent years seeking to incorporate human, or epidemiological data into those reviews. The effort is highlighted by...

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