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Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of request for amendment by registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations.

DATES:

Unless a request is withdrawn, the Agency will approve these use deletions and the deletions will become effective on November 27, 2000.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

By mail: James A. Hollins, Office of Pesticide Programs (7502C), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20460. Office location for commercial courier delivery, telephone number, and e-mail address: Rm. 266A, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202, (703) 305-5761; e-mail: hollins.james@epa.gov

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does This Action Apply to Me?

This action is directed to the public in general. Although this action may be of particular interest to persons who produce or use pesticides, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the information in this notice, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How Can I Get Additional information, Including Copies of this Document and Other Related Documents?

1. Electronically. You may obtain electronic copies of this document and certain other related documents that might be available electronically, from the EPA Internet Home Page at http://www.epa.gov. To access this document, on the Home page select “Laws and Regulations” and then look up the entry for this document under the “Federal Register—Environmental Documents.” You can also go directly to the Federal Register listing at http://www.epa.gov/​fedrgstr/​.

2. In person. Contact James A. Hollins at 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway, Crystal Mall #2, Rm. 224, Arlington, VA, telephone number (703) 305-5761. Available from 7:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.

II. What Action is the Agency Taking?

This notice announces receipt by the Agency of applications from registrants to delete uses in 27 pesticide registrations. These registrations are listed in the following Table 1 by registration number, product name, active ingredient and specific uses deleted.

Table 1.—Registrations with Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses In Certain Pesticide Registrations

EPA Reg. No.Product NameActive IngredientDelete From Label
*000352-00400Dupont Oxamyl Technical 42 Insecticide/NematicideOxamylNon-bearing plum, non-bearing strawberry
000432-00663Tetramethrin Technical 95%TetramethrinGreenhouse uses
000432-00789TetraPerm 8-20-40 WB ConcentratePiperonyl butoxide; Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
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000432-00791TetraPerm Total Release Indoor Fogger Q3Piperonyl butoxide; Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
000432-00793TetraPerm Total Release Indoor Fogger Q4Piperonyl butoxide; Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
000432-00794TetraPerm Total Release Indoor Fogger Q5Piperonyl butoxide; Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
000498-00163SprayPak Indoor Insect Fogger Formula 6Piperonyl butoxide; Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
001021-01652EVERICIDE Intermediate 2666Tetramethrin; EsfenvalerateGreenhouse uses
001021-01667EVERICIDE House & Garden Spray 2664Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
001021-01715EVERICIDE House & Garden Spray 21321Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
002724-00450Zoecon 9001 EWPropetamphosFood/feed warehouses
004816-00391Tetralate 25-20.6 WB ConcentrateTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00392Tetralate Intermediate Con centrateTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00493Tetralate Multi-Purpose Insect KillerTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00499Tetralate 2.0-0.44 WBTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00500Tetralate 26.64-5.85 WBTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00503Tetralate General Purpose 0.25-0.25% Insect KillerTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00504Tetralate 2.5-2.5 WBTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00505Tetralate 16.670-7.065Tetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00506Tetralate 20.84-20.84 WBTetramethrin; ResmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00509Biotetralate 0.25-0.054 Pressurized Insecticide SprayTetramethrin; BioresmethrinGreenhouse uses
004816-00760TetraPerm Total Release Indoor Fogger N 104Piperonyl butoxide; Permethrin, mixed cis, trans; Te tramethrinGreenhouse uses
010308-00001Neo-Pynamin Technical GradeTetramethrinGreenhouse uses
011715-00264Neoperm Total Release Indoor FoggerPiperonyl butoxide; Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
011715-00278Neoperm Total Release Indoor Fogger IVPiperonyl butoxide; Tetramethrin; Permethrin, mixed cis, transGreenhouse uses
059906-00003Py-Tech 1.5% + 15% InsecticidePiperonyl butoxide; PyrethrinsUse on dogs
059906-00004Syn-Tech 2.5% + 10% InsecticidePiperonyl butoxide; ResmethrinUse on dogs
Note: * 30-day comment period

Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before November 27, 2000 to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 180-day period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency's approval of the deletion.

The following Table 2, includes the names and addresses of record for all registrants of the products in Table 1, in sequence by EPA company number.

Table 2.—Registrants requesting Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations

EPA Company NumberCompany Name and Address
000352DuPont Agricultural Products, Registration/Regulatory Affairs, Walker's Mill, Barley Mill Plaza, P.O. Box 80038, Wilmington, DE 19880.
000432AgrEvo Environmental Health, 95 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale, NJ 07645.
000498Chase Products Co., P.O. Box 70, Maywood, IL 60153.
001021McLaughlin Gormley King Co., 8810 Tenth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55427.
002724Wellmark International, 1000 Tower Lane, Bensenville, IL 60106.
004816AgrEvo Environmental Health, 95 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale, NJ 07645.
010308Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., 1330 Dillon Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21228.
059906Pro-Tech Livestock Corp., P.O. Box 1450, Tomball, TX 77375.
011715Speer Products, Inc., P.O. Box 18993, Memphis, TN 38181.
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III. What is the Agency Authority for Taking This Action?

Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete one or more uses. The Act further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any such request in the Federal Register. Thereafter, the Administrator may approve such a request.

IV. How and to Whom Do I Submit Withdrawal Requests?

1. By mail. Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for use deletion must submit such withdrawal in writing to James A. Hollins, at the address given above, postmarked November 27, 2000.

2. In Person or by courier. Deliver your withdrawal request to: Document Processing Desk (DPD), Information Services Branch, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. 266A, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA. The DPD is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The DPD telephone number is (703) 305-5263.

3. Electronically. You may submit your withdrawal request electronically by e-mail to: hollins.james@epa.gov. Do not submit any information electronically that you consider to be CBI. Avoid the use of special characters and any form of encryption. Electronic submissions will be accepted in WordPerfect 6.1/8.0 or ASCII file format.

V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

The Agency has authorized the registrants to sell or distribute product under the previously approved labeling for a period of 18 months after approval of the revision, unless other restrictions have been imposed, as in special review actions.

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Dated: May 16, 2000.

Richard D. Schmitt,

Acting Director, Information Resources Services Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 00-13562 Filed 5-30-00; 8:45 am]

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