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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

A regulatory body of the U.S. federal government responsible for environmental health and well-being. Its writes and enforces regulations within the parameters set up by law. It is charged with protecting water, air, land, and endangered species, as well as with the handling of hazardous waste. For example, the EPA administers legislation requiring registration of all pesticides sold in the U.S. The EPA was established in 1970.
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

A U.S.government agency established in 1970 to coordinate all federal activities relative to safeguarding the nation's air, water, and land from dangerous substances.Its oversight includes research, monitoring, standard setting, and enforcement matters.

The EPA Web site at www.epa.gov offers information regarding all programs, educational tools, enforcement actions,and current and pending legislation.

The most significant programs from a real estate perspective are the
• Clean Water Act
• Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
• Resource Conservation and Recovery Act

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Examples of these EPA registered products include chlorine-based products, quaternary ammonium compounds with alcohols, phenolics, iodophors, and chlorine-based chemicals.
The towelettes are EPA registered as intermediate-level hospital disinfectants and are portable and convenient.
The steam cleaner-based machines include the company's EPA registered ATIS[R] antibacterial ionic technology.
These" traditional" or synthetic preservatives are organized within this table by chemical classification, which also includes information regarding the microbial spectrum of activity, optimal pH conditions for activity (performance), and EPA registered minimum and maximum use rates for these active ingredients.
Originally developed by Dow Corning Corp., the antimicrobial technology is EPA registered with 30 yrs of safe use.
These EPA Registered wipes are non-corrosive, non-staining, and are pH balanced for safe use on all metal mad stainless steel surfaces.
PremiCide, an EPA registered sanitizer of liquid medical waste, disposes waste through the white bag waste stream.
These products are EPA registered, offering a cost-effective, easy-to-use solution to combat outbreaks, and are available in easy to use delivery methods to quickly and effectively clean and disinfect all areas of a ship, including guest rooms, dining areas, bathrooms and other quarters.
FDA and EPA registered. FSC and Rainforest Alliance certified.
In September 2010, the EPA registered Dispatch Hospital Cleaner Disinfectant with Bleach spray to kill C.