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Title: Red facts: Oxalic acid. Fact sheet

Abstract

All pesticides sold or used in the United States must be registered by EPA, based on scientific studies showing that they can be used without posing unreasonable risks to people or the environment. Because of advances in scientific knowledge, the law requires that pesticides which were first registered years ago be reregistered to ensure that they meet today's more stringent standards. Oxalic acid is registered for use as a disinfectant to control bacteria and germs, and as a sanitizer, in toilet bowls, urinals and bathroom premises. Oxalic acid also has many diverse, non-pesticidal, manufacturing and industrial uses including use in fabric printing and dyeing; bleaching straw hats; removing paint, varnish, rust or ink stains; and cleaning wood.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC (United States). Office of Pesticide Programs
OSTI Identifier:
6533848
Report Number(s):
PB-93-173953/XAB; EPA--738/F-92/014
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: See also PB--93-169100
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; DISINFECTANTS; REGULATIONS; US EPA; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES; BACTERIA; BLEACHING; CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; CLEANING; CONTROL; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; INFORMATION NEEDS; MANUFACTURING; OXALIC ACID; PAINTS; PESTICIDES; PRODUCT LABELING; PUBLIC HEALTH; RISK ASSESSMENT; STAINS; STANDARDS; STRAW; TOXIC MATERIALS; USA; USES; WOOD; CARBOXYLIC ACIDS; COATINGS; DEVELOPED COUNTRIES; DICARBOXYLIC ACIDS; GERMICIDES; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; MATERIALS; MICROORGANISMS; NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS; NORTH AMERICA; ORGANIC ACIDS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; US ORGANIZATIONS 290300* -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Environment, Health, & Safety; 293000 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Policy, Legislation, & Regulation

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