This volume presents an up-to-date perspective on international registration and testing requirements for pesticides. It emphasizes efforts to develop a consensus on technical, laboratory, and regulatory requirements that will promote international trade. It includes a valuable comparison of accreditation programmes and regulatory monitoring for laboratory compliance. The essays are divided into six areas: the impact of international trade agreements on health and environmental testing and registration; comparisons of ISO laboratory accreditation programmes with OECD, GLP, and national GLP programs; the U.S. EPA FIFRA GLP program and proposed impact of the U.S. National Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Program; the Food Quality Protection Act; National testing and registration standards for the U.S., Canada, Mexico, India, Australia, Japan, Central and South America, and Europe; and computer validation methods.Laboratory accreditation against ISO/IEC Guide 25 gives confidence in the policies and procedures applied but also in the technical validity of the data generated. While the requirements of GLP and Guide 25 are not identical, we submit thatanbsp;...
|Title||:||International Pesticide Product Registration Requirements|
|Author||:||Willa Y. Garner, Patricia Royal, Francisca Liem|
|Publisher||:||Amer Chemical Society - 1999-01-01|