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Spinosad; Pesticide Tolerance Technical Correction

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


Final rule; technical correction.


EPA issued a final rule in the Federal Register of March 8, 2006 (FRL-7758-2) concerning the establishment of tolerances for residues of spinosad in or on various commodities. This document is being issued to correct a typographical omission.


This final rule is effective June 23, 2006.


EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0510. All documents in the docket are listed on the web site. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the Internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at, or, if only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

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Sidney Jackson, Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-7610; e-mail address:

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I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

-The Agency included in the final rule a list of those who may be potentially affected by this action. If you have questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How Can I Access Electronic Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

In addition to using, you may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the “Federal Register” listings at​fedrgstr.

II. What Does this Correction Do?

FR Doc. 06-1939 published in the Federal Register of March 8, 2006 (71 FR 11519) (FRL-7758-2) is corrected as follows:

On page 11526, in the amendment to §180.495 (a), the table establishing tolerances appeared as a two column table. The table should have appeared as a three column table. The omitted third column should include the heading “Expiration/Revocation Date”, and the entry “None” to correspond to the tolerance listed in each row. This document is being published to correct that omission.

III. Why is this Correction Issued as a Final Rule?

Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B), provides that, when an Agency for good cause finds that notice and public procedure are impracticable, unnecessary or contrary to the public interest, the Agency may issue a final rule without providing notice and an opportunity for public comment. EPA has determined that there is good cause for making today's technical correction final without prior proposal and opportunity for comment, because because the use of notice and comment procedures are unnecessary to effectuate this correction. EPA finds that this constitutes good cause under 5 U.S.C. 553(b)(B).

IV. Do Any of the Statutory and Executive Order Reviews Apply to this Action?

No. This action only corrects typographically omissions for a previously published final rule and does not impose any new requirements. EPA's compliance with the statutes and Executive Orders for the underlying rule Start Printed Page 36015is discussed in Unit VII. of the March 8, 2006, final rule (71 FR 11519).

V. Congressional Review Act

The Congressional Review Act, 5 U.S.C. 801 et seq., as added by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996, generally provides that before a rule may take effect, the Agency promulgating the rule must submit a rule report, which includes a copy of the rule, to each House of the Congress and to the Comptroller General of the United States. EPA will submit a report containing this rule and other required information to the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Comptroller General of the United States prior to publication of this final rule in the Federal Register. This final rule is not a “major rule” as defined by 5 U.S.C. 804(2).

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List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 180

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Dated: June 14, 2006.

Lois Rossi,

Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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1. The authority citation for part 180 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 21 U.S.C. 321(q), 346a and 371.

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2. As published in the

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2. Section 180.495 is amended:

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i. In paragragh (a), in the table, by removing: Corn, forage at 1.0 ppm; corn, hay at 1.0 ppm; corn stover at 1.0 ppm; corn straw at 1.0 ppm; grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17 at 0.02 ppm; sorghum, forage at 1.0 ppm; sorghum, forage, hay at 1.0 ppm; sorghum, grain, stover at 1.0 ppm; sorghum, straw at 1.0 ppm; wheat, forage at 1.0 ppm; wheat, hay at 1.0 ppm and wheat, straw at 1.0 ppm; and by alphabetically adding the commodities as set forth below.

Spinosad; tolerances for residues.

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CommodityParts per millionExpiration/Revocation Date
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Alfalfa, seed0.15None
Alfalfa, seed screenings2.0None
Animal feed, nongrass, group, 18, forage35.0None
Animal feed, nongrass, group, 18, hay30.0None
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Food commodities0.02None
Grain, cereal, group 16, forage, except rice2.5None
Grain, cereal, group 16, hay, except rice10.0None
Grain, cereal, group, 16, stover, except rice10.0None
Grain, cereal, group, 16, straw, except rice1.0None
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Grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17, forage10.0None
Grass, forage, fodder and hay, group 17, hay5.0None
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Onion, green2.0None
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Peanut, hay11.0None
Peppermint, tops3.5None
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Spearmint, tops3.5None
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Vegetable, bulb, group 3, except green onion0.10None.
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[FR Doc. 06-5629 Filed 6-22-06; 8:45 am]