||Hazard Evaluation Division, Standard Evaluation Procedure: Specialty Applications. 1. Classification of Seed Treatments and Treatment of Crops Grown for Seed Use Only as Nonfood or Food Uses. 2. Magnitude of the Residue: Postharvest Fumigation of Crops and Processed Foods and Feeds. 3. Magnitude of the Residue: Postharvest Treatment (Except Fumigation) of Crops and Processed Foods and Feeds.
Loftus, M. L. ;
Metzger, M. S. ;
||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pesticide Programs.
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Standard Evaluation Procedure ;
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Pesticide residues ;
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||The Standard Evaluation Procedure (SEP) describes the procedures used by EPA to evaluate residue studies on seed treatments, crops grown for seed, post-harvest fumigation, and other post-harvest treatments. First, the classification of seed treatments and treatments of crops grown for seed as non-food or food use is examined. Requirements for a treatment to be classified as a non-food use are described. Second, post-harvest fumigation of crops and processed foods and feeds is examined in detail. A description of important parameters which should be considered in evaluation of these studies is provided, as well as an Appendix which lists these considerations and others. Finally, post-harvest treatment (except fumigation) of crops and processed foods and feeds is discussed.
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