National Organic Program: National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances for April 2018 NOSB Recommendations (Crops and Handling)
Docket number: AMS–NOP–18–0051
Effective Date: November 22, 2019
This final rule amends the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances (National List) section of the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) organic regulations to implement recommendations submitted to the Secretary of Agriculture (Secretary) by the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). This rule adds elemental sulfur for use as a molluscicide in organic crop production, adds polyoxin D zinc salt to control fungal diseases in organic crop production, and reclassifies magnesium chloride from an allowed synthetic to an allowed nonsynthetic ingredient in organic handling.
Valerie Frances, Standards Division, National Organic Program. Telephone: (202) 720-3252.