EPA’s View on International Regulator Findings


The EPA has reviewed and concurred in the findings of multiple other foreign and international agencies responsible for chemical safety, which have likewise analyzed glyphosate, and concluded that it does not pose a cancer risk.

EPA, Glyphosate: Proposed Interim Registration Review Decision

EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0361-2344 (Apr. 23, 2019)

  • ​​​​​​“The agency’s cancer conclusion is consistent with other regulatory authorities and international organizations, including the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency, the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicines Authority, the European Food Safety Authority, the European Chemicals Agency, the German Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues, the New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority, and the Food Safety Commission of Japan.” (p. 8)

[G]lyphosate is unlikely to pose a carcinogenic risk to humans.
Food & Agric. Org. of U.N. (FAO) & WHO
Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues Summary Report 2