Section 13131.1. (Added by Stats. 1991, Ch. 1227, Sec. 4.)
Cite as: Cal. Food & Agric. Code §13131.1.
(a)Not later than March 1, 1992, the director shall notify registrants of the data requirements, and the guidelines the director intends to use in reviewing studies submitted pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 13127, for all pesticide active ingredients other than those identified pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 13127.
(b)Not later than 90 calendar days after the date of notification of the data requirements, each registrant shall do one of the following:
(1)Inform the department, in a manner prescribed by the director, of how the registrant will comply with the data requirements.
(2)File a written objection, accompanied by any supporting evidence and arguments, to all or part of the director’s notice of data requirements. The objection authorized by this paragraph shall be the exclusive opportunity for a registrant to object to the director’s notice of data requirements.
(c)The director may consider and grant a request by a registrant to initiate the studies necessary to comply with the data requirements in accordance with a schedule established by the United States Environmental Protection Agency. In no event shall a registrant be authorized pursuant to this subdivision to initiate the studies necessary for that compliance after January 1, 1994.