Can EPA help the states develop a standard and effective liability disclaimer for third party registrants?
Response: While EPA might assist the states in developing acceptable disclaimer language for third party §24(c) registrations, whether such disclaimers would be effective in court is a matter of individual state tort law, and is therefore, beyond the control of EPA. 29. Issue: How will the agency address third party applications that do not have the support of the basic producer? Response: The Agency expects the state to make every effort to ensure that the 24(c) issuance is agreed to by the registrant. The Agency believes that FIFRA and EPA regulations do not prevent the state from issuing a registration to a third party applicant even if the registration does not have the support of the basic registrant. In such instances, the third party registrant would actually become the registrant and would be responsible for maintenance fees, any data to support the 24(c) product, the addition of required label language for worker protection standard, endangered species etc, and all other oblig