EPA Drops COVID Policies That Eased Disinfectant Notification Mandates

September 16, 2021
EPA is terminating three Pesticide Registration Notice (PRN) amendments issued in 2020 that eased notification requirements for disinfectant manufacturers in order to alleviate the supply chain disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, saying there is no longer a “continuing need” for them. While the agency is offering a one-year grace period before the Sept. 15 termination takes effect, its move marks the latest step to roll back measures designed to boost availability of disinfectants that can kill the coronavirus, based...

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