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Pesticide Product; Registration Applications

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

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:

Comments must be received on or before August 8, 2006.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0309, by one of the following methods:

  • http://www.regulations.gov/​: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
  • Mail: Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB) (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.

Hand Delivery: Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB) (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA, Attention: Docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0309. The Docket Facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Docket Facility is (703) 305-5805. Such deliveries are only accepted during the Docket's normal hours of operation, and Start Printed Page 33447special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information.

Instructions: Direct your comments to docket ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0309. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available on-line at http://www.regulations.gov/​, including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through regulations.gov or e-mail. The regulations.gov website is an “anonymous access” system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be captured automatically and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD ROM you submit. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. For additional information about EPA's public docket, visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http://www.epa.gov/​epahome/​docket.htm/​.

Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, i.e., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, will be publicly available only in hard copy. Publicly available docket materials are available either electronically at http://www.regulations.gov/​ or in hard copy at the Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB) (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S-4400 One Potomac Yard 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The Docket Facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Docket Facility is (703) 305-5805.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

The Regulatory Action Leader, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), listed in the table in this unit:

Regulatory Action LeaderTelephone number/e-mail addressMailing addressFile symbol
Rebecca Edelstein(703) 605-0513 Edelstein.Rebecca@epa.gov.Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticides, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-000181179-R
Gail Tomimatsu(703) 308-8543; tomimatsu.gail@epa.govDo.82706-R
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Crop production (NAICS code 111).
  • Animal production (NAICS code112).
  • Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311).
  • Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532).

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 this unit could also be affected. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes have been provided to assist you and others in determining whether this action might apply to certain entities. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

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

1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through regulations.gov or e-mail. Clearly mark the part or all of the information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or CD ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD ROM as CBI and then identify electronically within the disk or CD ROM the specific information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one complete version of the comment that includes 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 docket. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2.

2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, remember to:

i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number).

ii. Follow directions. The agency may ask you to respond to specific questions or organize comments by referencing a Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part or section number.

iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and substitute language for your requested changes.

iv. Describe any assumptions and provide any technical information and/or data that you used.

v. If you estimate potential costs or burdens, explain how you arrived at your estimate in sufficient detail to allow for it to be reproduced.

vi. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and suggest alternatives.

vii. Explain your views as clearly as possible, avoiding the use of profanity or personal threats.

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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

File Symbol: 81179-R. Applicant: BioProdex, Inc., Gainesville Technology Enterprise Center (GTEC) Box 5, Suite 205, 2153 SE Hawthorne Rd., Gainesville, FL 32641. Product Name: Solvinix. Type of product: microbial pesticide (herbicide) Active ingredient: Tobacco Mild Green Mosaic Tobamovirus at 20%. Proposed classification/Use: For postemergence application to kill tropical soda apple in rangelands, grass pastures, sod-production fields, Conservation Reserve Program areas, other natural areas (wildlife management areas, Florida Greenways and Trail lands, campgrounds and trails, and woodlands), around cattle feedlots, pens, and stockyards, rights-of-way, roadsides, ditch-banks, and citrus and sugarcane in Florida and other southeastern states. (R. Edelstein.)

File Symbol: 82706-R. Applicant: Bio-Oz Biotechnologies Ltd., Kibbutz Yad Mordechai DN Hof Ashkelon 79145, Israel. Product Name: AgroGuard Z. Type of product: microbial pesticide (viruscide) Active ingredient: Avirulent Strain of Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus. Proposed classification/Use: For protection of young cucurbit plants: cucumbers, cantaloupes, watermelons, muskmelons, winter and summer squash, pumpkins, zucchini and other cucurbits against virulent Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus infection. (G. Tomimatsu.)

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Dated: June 1, 2006.

Janet L. Andersen,

Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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