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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 amendments by registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. 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. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any request in the Federal Register.

DATES:

The deletions are effective on December 27, 2004, or July 30, 2004, for product registrations 000100-00579, 000100-00786, 000264-00316, 000264-00333, 000264-00349, 000264-00453, 000264-00482, 000264-00524, 000264-00526, 000264-00532, 000264-00689, 000769-00954, 005905-00496, 005905-00502, 005905-00510, 011685-00013, 011685-00014, 028293-00237, 033955-00462, and 04000-00058, unless the Agency receives a written withdrawal request on or before applicable dates given above.

Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before dates given above.

ADDRESSES:

Written withdrawal requests may be submitted electronically, by mail, or through hand delivery/courier. Follow the detailed instructions as provided in Unit I. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, it is imperative that you identify docket ID number OPP-2004-0151 in the subject line on the first page of your response.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

James A. Hollins, Information Resources and Services Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-5761; e-mail address: hollins.james@epa.gov.

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 Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number OPP-2004-0151. The official public docket consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other information related to this action. Although a part of the official docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the “Federal Register” listings at http://www.epa.gov/​fedrgstr/​.

An electronic version of the public docket is available through EPA's electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/​edocket/​ to submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Although not all docket materials may be available electronically, you may still access any of the publicly available docket materials through the docket facility identified in Unit I.B.1. Once in the system, select “search,” then key in the appropriate docket ID number.

C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Written Withdrawal Requests?

1. Electronically— i. E-mail. E-mail your written withdrawal requests to: James A. Hollins at hollins.james@epa.gov, Attention: Docket ID Number OPP-2004-0151.

ii. Disk or CD ROM. Written withdrawal requests on disk or CD ROM may be mailed to the address in Unit I.C.2. or delivered by hand or courier to the address in Unit I.C.3., Attention: Docket ID Number OPP-2004-0151. These electronic submissions will be accepted in WordPerfect or ASCII file format. Avoid the use of special characters and any form of encryption.

2. By mail. Send your written withdrawal requests to: James A. Hollins, Information Resources and Services Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001, Attention: Docket ID Number OPP-2004-0151.

3. By hand delivery or courier. Deliver your written withdrawal requests to: Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA, Attention: Docket ID Number OPP-2004-0151. Such deliveries are only accepted during the docket's normal hours of operation as identified in Unit I.B.1.

II. What Action is the Agency Taking?

This notice announces receipt by the Agency of applications from registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. These registrations are listed in Table 1 of this unit 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

Registration no.Product NameActive IngredientDelete From Label
000100-00579Ametryn TechnicalAmetrynUses in bananas (and plantains) and noncrop areas
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000100-00786Evik DF HerbicideAmetrynUses in bananas (and plantains) and noncrop areas
000264-00316SEVIN Brand 80S Carbaryl InsecticideCarbarylUse on poultry
000264-00333SEVIN Brand XLR PLUS Carbaryl InsecticideCarbarylUse on poultry
000264-00349SEVIN Brand 4F Carbaryl InsecticideCarbarylUse on poultry
000264-00453Rovral FungicideIprodioneUse on blueberries
000264-00482Rovral Brand 4 Flowable FungicideIprodioneUse on blueberries
000264-00524Rovral Brand WG FungicideIprodioneUse on blueberries
000264-00526SEVIN Brand 80WSP Carbaryl InsecticideCarbarylUse on poultry
000264-00532Rovral 50 SP FungicideIprodioneUse on blueberries
000264-00689Rovral Brand75 WG FungicideIprodioneUse on blueberries
000769-00689SMCP Diazinon AG500DiazinonUse on almonds
000769-00954AllPro Diazinon 50WP InsecticideDiazinonUse on almonds
001022-00543Chapcide 4-ECChlorpyrifosUse on wood chips
002382-00180Zema Pyrethrins PowderPiperonyl butoxide; pyrethrinsVegetable crops, ornamentals, non-food areas, food areas and food handling establishments
002935-00511L.V.42,4-D, 2-ethylhexyl esterUse in drainage ditchbanks
004000-00058Flying Insect KillerResmethrin; d-trans allethrinFood handling claims
005905-004961.5LB Benfluralin ECBenfluralinUse on peanuts and tobacco
005905-00502Weed Rhap A4-MCPAMCPA, diethylamine saltUse on rice
005905-00510MCPA Sodium SaltMCPAUse on rice
010163-00061Prokil Malathion 25-WPMalathionVegetable crops, pasture, rangeland, small grains, cotton, apricots, cherry, citrus, grapes, peach, plums/prunes, blueberries, cole crop, alfalfa, clover, grass
011685-00013Nufarm MCPA Acid TechnicalMCPAUse on rice
011685-00014Nufarm MCPA Technical AcidMCPAUse on rice
028293-00237Unicorn Carbaryl Insecticide 5% DustCarbarylUse on poultry and poultry houses
033955-00462Acme Sevin 5% Dura-DustCarbarylUse on poultry
035935-00008Nufarm MCPA Technical AcidMCPAUse on rice
035935-00009Nufarm MCPA AcidMCPAUse on rice
037425-00021Adams Animal Repellent ConcentratePiperonyl butoxide; pyrethrins; permethrinKennel and yard uses
051036-00287Permethrin 3.2 TCPermethrinUse directions for livestock
071532-00001LG Permethrin Technical InsecticidePermethrinUse for mosquito and biting fly control
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Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before applicable dates indicated in the DATES section of this notice to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 30 or 180-day period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency's approval of the deletion.

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

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

EPA Company No.Company Name and Address
000100Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., Attn: Regulatory Affairs, P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300
000264Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
000769Value Gardens Supply, LLC, P.O. Box 585, St. Joseph, MO 64502
001022IBC Manufacturing Co., c/o Gail Early, 416 E. Brooks Road, Memphis, TN 38109
002382Virbac AH Inc., Joseph E. Dyer - Regulatory Agent, 3200 Meacham Blvd., Forth Worth, TX 76137
002935Wilbur Ellis Co., P.O. Box 1286, Fresno, CA 93715
004000Southern Chemical Products, Co., Subsidiary of Carroll Co., 2900 West Kingsley Road, Garland, TX 75041
005905Helena Chemical Co., 225 Schilling Blvd., Suite 300, Collierville, TN 38017
010163Gowan Co., P.O. Box 5569, Yuma, AZ 85366-5569
011685Nufarm Americas, Inc., SJM Div. Agent for: Nufarm UK Limited, 2300 Frederick Avenue, Suite 208, St. Joseph, MO 64504
028293Unicorn Laboratories, 12385 Automobile Blvd., Clearwater, FL 33762
033955PBI/Gordon Corp, Attn: Craig Martens, P.O. Box 014090, Kansas, MO 64101
035935Nufarm Americas, Inc., SJM Div. Agent for: Nufarm Limited, 2300 Frederick Avenue, Suite 208, St. Joseph, MO 64504
037425Pet Chemicals, P.O. 18993, Memphis, TN 3818-10993
051036Micro-Flo Company, LLC, 530 Oak Court Drive, Memphis, TN 38117
071532Biologic, Inc, Agent for: LG Life Sciences, Ltd. 115 Obtuse Hill, Brookfield, CT 06804

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. Procedures for Withdrawal of Request

Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for use deletion must submit the withdrawal in writing to James A. Hollins using the instructions in Unit I.C. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests postmarked on or before applicable dates indicated in the DATES section of this notice.

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: June 8, 2004.

Arnold E. Layne,

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

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[FR Doc. 04-14833 Filed 6-29-04; 8:45 am]

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