40 CFR 180.1027 - Nuclear polyhedrosis virus of Heliothis zea; exemption from the requirement of a tolerance.

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§ 180.1027 Nuclear polyhedrosis virus of Heliothis zea; exemption from the requirement of a tolerance.
(a) For the purposes of this section, the viral insecticide must be produced with an unaltered and unadulterated inoculum of the single-embedded Heliothis zea nuclear polyhedrosis virus (HzSNPV). The identity of the seed virus must be assured by periodic checks.
(b) Each lot of active ingredient of the viral insecticide shall have the following specifications:
(1) The level of extraneous bacterial contamination of the final unformulated viral insecticide should not exceed 107 colonies per gram as determined by an aerobic plate on trypticase soy agar.
(2) Human pathogens, e.g., Salmonella, Shigella, or Vibrio, must be absent.
(3) Safety to mice as determined by an intraperitoneal injection study must be demonstrated.
(4) Identity of the viral product, as determined by the most sensitive and standardized analytical technique, e.g., restriction endonuclease and/or SDS-PAGE analysis, must be demonstrated.
(c) Exemptions from the requirement of a tolerance are established for the residues of the microbial insecticide Heliothis zea NPV, as specified in paragraphs (a) and (b) of this section, in or on all agricultural commodities.
[60 FR 42460, Aug. 16, 1995, as amended at 74 FR 26534, June 3, 2009]

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  • 2014-05-21; vol. 79 # 98 - Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    1. 79 FR 29103 - Cyflumetofen; Pesticide Tolerances
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Title 40 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR 180 after this date.

  • 2014-05-21; vol. 79 # 98 - Wednesday, May 21, 2014
    1. 79 FR 29103 - Cyflumetofen; Pesticide Tolerances
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective May 21, 2014. Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before July 21, 2014, and must be filed in accordance with the instructions provided in 40 CFR part 178 (see also Unit I.C. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION ).
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