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Date of this Version

February 1979


Published in Proceedings of the Third Eastern Pine and Meadow Vole Symposium, New Paltz, N.Y., February 14 – 15, 1979, Ross E. Byers, editor. Copyright © 1979 Ebner.


In July, 1976 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a "Notice of Rebuttable Presumption Against Registration and Continued Registration of Pesticide Products Containing Endrin" (41 Fed. Reg. 31,316). The purpose of this Notice was to initiate an "RPAR" review to determine whether continued usage of endrin, including the use of endrin for vole control, poses a "substantial question of safety" necessitating cancellation proceedings under Section 6(b) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act ("FIFRA").