This is Youngsang Cho. Representative of JADAM
Share information about USDA's organic farming regulations.
The regulations of organic farming in the United States have become standards around the world, and the regulations of organic farming in the Republic of Korea have been created based on these regulations.
The JADAM organic farming method is popularized in Korea, and international certification bodies operating in Korea also recognize the JADAM method as an international standard and issue an international organic certificate. The following is a link to the relevant regulations.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regulation on Permitted Substances for Organic Agricultural Products Pesticides
EPA regulates pesticide substances that can be used in organic products as follows:
[[(m) As synthetic inert ingredients as classified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), for use with nonsynthetic substances or synthetic substances listed in this section and used as an active pesticide ingredient in accordance with any limitations on the use of such substances.
(1) EPA List 4—Inerts of Minimal Concern.
(2) EPA List 3—Inerts of unknown toxicity—for use only in passive pheromone dispensers.]]
Based on this, USDA's regulations are as follows.
List 3 of EPA is as follows.
EPA List 4A is as follows.
-https://www.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2015-10/documents/inerts_list4aname.pdf Sulfur is on page 6.
EPA List 4B is as follows.
[List 4B-Other ingredients for which EPA has sufficient information
to reasonably conclude that the current use pattern in pesticide products will not adversely affect public health or the environment. ] Potassium hydroxide on page 14, sodium hydroxide on page 16.
USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) manages substances allowed for organic farming on the National List.
JADAM's natural pesticides are self-manufactured in List 4A and List 4B approved by EPA and USDA for organic products. Thank you.