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Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act

EPA Institute


While in this online Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act or FIFRA training course, students will work with experts in the field to develop a general understanding of the US laws and regulations, including regulatory scope, implementation schedules, and compliance requirements, that are apart of this Act.

Designed for professionals who are involved in the manufacturing and/or applications of FIFRA related products, this online FIFRA class will guides students through their study of chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food and other consumer products industries.

Designed as a review, this online Federal Insecticide Act will guide students through their study of the various federal pesticide laws and regulations.

Included in this program is a general discussion of the relevant laws and regulations that govern the current integrated pesticide management program, registration requirements, compliance and enforcement.

Also, included in this online FIFRA course is a brief look at the many labeling aspects that are involved in the major regulatory requirements with emphasis being placed on industry standards.This course includes 0.2 CEU credits.


At the end of this online federal insecticide fungicide and rodenticide act training course, individuals will be able to:

  • Explain the legal framework and scope of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)
  • Review relevant statutes affecting the use of biocides & preservatives in general consumer products
  • Review how relevant statutes affect and interact with the federal pesticide programs
  • Analyze the requirements in terms of efficacy, environmental assessment, ecotoxicology and toxicology
  • Identify tools to formulate regulatory compliance strategies


CEUs are awarded for participation in educational activities with professional associations, business and industry, occupational groups, and education. Workshops, seminars, training programs, conferences, institutes, and short courses may qualify. As a guideline, these activities must be developed for a specific clientele, with the purpose of professional updating, re-certification, re-licensing, and retraining/vocational adjustment, or new career orientation.

Participants earn one CEU for each 10 "contact" hours spent in an organized educational activity. According to requirements set by the National Task Force on Continuing Education, this activity must meet under the direction of an approved sponsor and qualified instructors.

Generally, a 60-minute clock hour is the standard of measurement for each contact hour. Any portion of an hour does not count toward CEUs. The total number of CEUs awarded depends on how much time a participant spends in a formal learning situation.

course quick facts
course code DED-EPA14
cost $79.99
estimated time to
complete course
2 Hours
course materials

This online course is taught in conjunction with the EPA Institute - a leader in EPA training and environmental education. The EPA Institute's environmental education courses provide students with a flexible option for developing the skills and exploratory experience that is needed to reach their fullest potential as independent thinkers and professionals who are better equipped to address a variety of environmental issues.

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