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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice of receipt.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces receipt of applications to register pesticide products containing new active ingredients not included in any previously registered products pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(4) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended.

DATES:

Written comments, identified by the docket control number OPP-30516, must be received on or before November 30, 2001.

ADDRESSES:

Comments may be submitted by mail, electronically, or in person. Please follow the detailed instructions for each method as provided in Unit I. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, it is imperative that you identify docket control number OPP-30516 in the subject line on the first page of your response.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Cynthia Giles-Parker, Registration Division (7505C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (703) 305-7740; and e-mail address: giles-parker.cynthia@epa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

You may be affected by this action if you are an agricultural producer, food Start Printed Page 54994manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. Potentially affected categories and entities may include, but are not limited to:

CategoriesNAICS codesExamples of potentially affected entities
Industry111Crop production
112Animal production
311Food manufacturing
32532Pesticide manufacturing

This listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide for readers regarding entities likely to be affected by this action. Other types of entities not listed in the table could also be affected. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes have been provided to assist you and others in determining whether or not this action might apply to certain entities. If you have questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, 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,” “Regulations and Proposed Rules,” and then look up the entry for this document under the “Federal Register Environmental Documents.” You can also go directly to the Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/​fedrgstr/​.

2. In person. The Agency has established an official record for this action under docket control number OPP-30516. The official record consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any public comments received during an applicable comment period, and other information related to this action, including any information claimed as confidential business information (CBI). This official record includes the documents that are physically located in the docket, as well as the documents that are referenced in those documents. The public version of the official record does not include any information claimed as CBI. The public version of the official record, which includes printed, paper versions of any electronic comments submitted during an applicable comment period, is available for inspection in the Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The PIRIB telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Comments?

You may submit comments through the mail, in person, or electronically. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, it is imperative that you identify docket control number OPP-30516 in the subject line on the first page of your response.

1. By mail. Submit your comments to: Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Information Resources and Services Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460.

2. In person or by courier. Deliver your comments to: Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Information Resources and Services Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA. The PIRIB is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The PIRIB telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

3. Electronically. You may submit your comments electronically by e-mail to: opp-docket@epa.gov, or you can submit a computer disk as described above. 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. All comments in electronic form must be identified by docket control number OPP-30516. Electronic comments may also be filed online at many Federal Depository Libraries.

D. How Should I Handle CBI that I Want to Submit to the Agency?

Do not submit any information electronically that you consider to be CBI. You may claim information that you submit to EPA in response to this document as CBI by marking any part or all of that information as CBI. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2. In addition to one complete version of the comment that includes any information claimed as CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain the information claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public version of the official record. Information not marked confidential will be included in the public version of the official record without prior notice. If you have any questions about CBI or the procedures for claiming CBI, please consult the person identified under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

E. What Should I Consider as I Prepare My Comments for EPA?

You may find the following suggestions helpful for preparing your comments:

1. Explain your views as clearly as possible.

2. Describe any assumptions that you used.

3. Provide copies of any technical information and/or data you used that support your views.

4. If you estimate potential burden or costs, explain how you arrived at the estimate that you provide.

5. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns.

6. Offer alternative ways to improve the registration activity.

7. Make sure to submit your comments by the deadline in this notice.

8. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, be sure to identify the docket control number assigned to this action in the subject line on the first page of your response. You may also provide the name, date, and Federal Register citation.

II. Registration Applications

EPA received applications as follows to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any previously registered products pursuant to the provision of section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA. Notice of receipt of these applications does not imply a decision by the Agency on the applications.

Products Containing Active Ingredients Not Included In Any Previously Registered Products

1. File symbol: 7969-RIU. Applicant: BASF Corporation, Agricultural Products Division, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Product name: Insignia Fungicide. Active ingredient: pyraclostrobin (methyl-N-(((1-(4-chlorophenyl)pyrazol-3-yl)oxy)o-tolyl)N-methoxycarbamate). Proposed classification: None. Proposed use pattern: Control of anthracnose, brown patch, cool weather patch/yellow patch, fusarium patch, gray leaf spot, Start Printed Page 54995gray snow mold/typhula blight, leaf spot, pink snow mold, pythium blight, red thread, rhizoctonia large patch, rust, spring dead spot, summer patch, and take-all patch on turf grass sites including golf courses; institutional, commercial, and residential lawns; sod farms; parks; recreation areas; cemeteries; and sports fields.

2. File symbol: 7969-RIL. Applicant: BASF Corporation, Agricultural Products Division, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Product name: BAS 500F Manufacturers Use Product. Active ingredient: Pyraclostrobin (methyl-N-(((1-(4-chlorophenyl)pyrazol-3-yl)oxy)o-tolyl)N-methoxycarbamate). Proposed classification: None. Proposed use pattern: A technical product for use in fungicide formulations for control of a wide range of fungi on turf grass and a wide range of crops, as here in detailed for the three end-use products containing this active ingredient.

3. File symbol: 7969-RIA. Applicant: BASF Corporation, Agricultural Products Division, P.O. 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 -3528. Product name: Headline EC Fungicide. Active ingredient: pyraclostrobin (methyl-N-(((1-(4-chlorophenyl)pyrazol-3-yl)oxy)o-tolyl)N-methoxycarbamate). Proposed classification: None. Proposed use pattern: Control of alternaria brown spot, anthracnose, black spot, greasy spot, melanose, phytophthora brown spot, post bloom fruit drop, and scab on the citrus crop group; control of anthracnose, ascochyta blight, mycosphaerella blight, powdery mildew, and rust on the dried shelled pea and bean subgroup; control of powdery mildew and rust on grasses grown for seed; control of early leafspot, late leafspot, pepperspot, rhizoctonia limb rot, rhizoctonia peg rot, rhizoctonia pod rot, rust, stem rot, southern blight, web blotch, and white mold on peanuts; control of downy mildew, early blight, late blight, leaf spot, powdery mildew, and rust on the tuberous and corm vegetables subgroup; control of cercospora leaf spot and powdery mildew on sugarbeets; and control of fusarium head scab/blight, net blotch, powdery mildew, rust, scald, septoria, spot blotch, and tan spot on wheat, barley, and rye.

4. File symbol: 7969-RIT. Applicant: BASF Corporation, Agricultural Products Division, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Product name: Cabrio Fungicide. Active ingredient: Pyraclostrobin (methyl-N-(((1-(4-chlorophenyl)pyrazol-3-yl)oxy)o-tolyl)N-methoxycarbamate). Proposed classification: None. Proposed use pattern: Control of alternaria, anthracnose, leaf blotch, leaf spot, phomopsis, powdery mildew, rust, and spur blight on the berries group; control of alternaria purple blotch, downy mildew, and powdery mildew on the bulb vegetables group; control of alternaria blight, anthracnose, cercospora leaf spot, downy mildew, gummy stem blight, microdochium blight, powdery mildew, and target leaf spot on the cucurbit vegetables group; control of anthracnose, early blight, late blight, powdery mildew, and septoria leaf spot on the fruiting vegetables group; control of angular leaf spot, anthracnose, black rot, downy mildew, mycosphaerella leaf blight, phomopsis rot, powdery mildew, and ripe rot, and suppression of botrytis gray mold on grape (vinifera variety only); control of late blight and shoot blight on pistachio; control of alternaria, cercospora, powdery mildew, and white rust on the root vegetables group; control of alternaria, anthracnose, leaf rust, and shothole, and suppression of blossom blight on the tree nuts group; control of alternaria, anthracnose, leaf spot, powdery mildew, scab, and shothole, and suppression of monilinia blossom blight on the stone fruits group; control of anthracnose, leaf spot, and powdery mildew, and suppression of botrytis gray mold on strawberry.

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Dated: October 15, 2001.

Peter Caulkins,

Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 01-27292 Filed 10-30-01; 8:45 am]

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