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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 Title 5 CFR 2635.702(c) on the U.S. Government Printing Office web site here: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CFR-2014-title5-vol3/xml/CFR-2014-title5-vol3-sec2635-702.xml  

“Before manufacturers can sell pesticides in the United States, EPA must evaluate the pesticides thoroughly to ensure that they meet federal safety standards to protect human health and the environment”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 FAQs:

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

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: 9/18/2014
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