USDA Requests Comment on Treatment Evaluation Document for Aircraft Treatments for Certain Hitchhiking Pests

USDA Requests Comment on Treatment Evaluation Document for Aircraft Treatments for Certain Hitchhiking Pests

Summary

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is advising the public that it is necessary to immediately add to the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual two new chemical treatments for targeting regulated pests in the cargo holds of aircraft.  APHIS has prepared a treatment evaluation document that describes the new treatment schedules and explains why we have determined that they are effective at neutralizing certain target pests.  The treatment evaluation document available to the public for review and comment.  We will consider all comments that we receive on or before October 10, 2017.  You may view the docket and comment here.

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