The EPA’s recent environmental risk assessment for the pyrethroid class of insecticides — reliable, effective pest control tools used nationwide — could dramatically limit choices in pest control products. The agency’s overly conservative risk predictions are based on oversimplified science and place applicators’ ability to use bifenthrin — a common pyrethroid insecticide and the active ingredient in Talstar Professional insecticide — at risk.
The 60-day comment period is open now. You have important information the EPA needs to hear.
Without vital context and input from those who use these products, the EPA could make a decision based on overly conservative science and disregard the facts about actual use – this could limit your ability to control pests. Comments must be submitted to EPA on or before July 7, 2017.
Please select the most appropriate category below to share with the EPA the importance of bifenthrin as a sustainable, economical and effective pest control tool.