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Antimicrobial Efficacy and Claims: What Do You Need for EPA Approval?

Updated: Jan 20, 2022

The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) requires companies to provide efficacy data for antimicrobial pesticides claiming to disinfect, sanitize, reduce, or mitigate growth or development of microbiological organisms, in addition to the expansive list of data requirements that apply to all pesticides. Selecting the appropriate efficacy tests and navigating the testing process can be a complex endeavor.