2017 Sunset Review for Organic Production

National Organic Program: USDA Organic Regulations

Docket Number: AMS-NOP-17-0001
Effective: March 15, 2017


This document addresses the 2017 sunset review submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) through the Agricultural Marketing Service's (AMS) National Organic Program (NOP) by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) following the NOSB's April 2015 and October 2015 meetings. The 2017 sunset review pertains to the NOSB's sunset review of 198 substances on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List). Consistent with the NOSB's sunset review, this publication provides notice on the renewal of 187 substances on the National List, and completes the 2017 National List sunset review for these renewed substances.

Robert Pooler
Standards Division, National Organic Program, USDA-AMS-NOP
Telephone: (202) 720-3252
Fax: (202) 205-7808
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