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Can the EPA endorse or test my product?

In accordance with the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (Part 5 Code of Federal Regulations, 2635.702(c)), the EPA does not test or endorse commercial products, services, or enterprises.

You can view Part 5 CFR 2635.702(c) on the U.S. Government Printing Office web site here:

For information on the testing of pesticides you can view this Web site from the Office of Pesticides: Science and Policy, http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/science/index.htm

EPA’s Greener Products Portal offers some information about “green” product endorsement in the following two FAQs:

I would like to ensure the products my company manufactures are “green”. How can this be done? http://www.epa.gov/greenerproducts/faq/#q15

Will the EPA endorse my product as “green”? / How can I get on EPA’s list of greener products? http://www.epa.gov/greenerproducts/faq/#q16

You may also be interested in viewing the following FAQ: How do I find out about business opportunities with EPA? http://publicaccess.supportportal.com/ics/support/kbanswer.asp?deptID=23012&task=knowledge&questionID=16735

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  • Topic #: 23002-14804
  • Date Created: 11/8/2004
  • Last Modified Since: 8/25/2014
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