PMEP Home Page --> Pesticide Active Ingredient Information --> Insecticides and Miticides --> DDT to famphur (Warbex) --> endrin --> endrin Tolerance Revocation

endrin Tolerance Revocation

                         U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
                               Volume 3, Number 11
The intent of this network is to inform interested parties of recent or
impending pesticide use cancellations and tolerance revocations.To the best of 
our knowledge, the uses mentioned here, unless otherwise indicated, will
not appear on any label registered by the USEPA following their expected
cancellation.  We would recommend that you express any concerns or questions
you may have to the contact mentioned below or your NAPIAP State Liaison
Representative.  If you wish to contact us at USDA, our phone number is 
(301)504-8846, and our fax number is (301) 504-8063.


  endrin   The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revoked the action levels
           (Compliance Policy Guide, 7141.01) for endrin tolerances on food
           and animal feed as of 7/28/93.  This follows the revocation by 
           the USEPA of the tolerances for endrin on 6/9/93.  Cancellation 
           of some products occurred in 1979 with the final determination 
           on the Special Review (formerly called RPAR) of endrin.  The
           remaining products were cancelled by 1986 except for one used as 
           a toxicant on bird perches which was canceled in 1991.  FDA has
           concluded that endrin is no longer present in the environment to
           the extent that it may be contaminating food or feed at levels of
           regulatory concern.  
       For additional information contact:
                Mr. John Wessel
                Food and Drug Administration
                Phone (301) 443-1815
                Fax (301) 443-6591
       Initial source:  Federal Register 58:40432
  The Reregistration Notification Network is a cooperative effort of the USDA-
  NAPIAP, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), IR-4, and the
  National Agricultural Chemicals Association (NACA).