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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 February 28, 2007, unless the Agency receives a written withdrawal request on or before February 28, 2007. The Agency will consider a withdrawal request postmarked no later than February 28, 2007.

Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before February 28, 2007.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0099, by one of the following methods:

  • Mail: Attention: John Jamula, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.
  • Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Building), 2777 S. Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only accepted during the Docket's normal hours of operation (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. The Docket telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

John Jamula, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-6426; e-mail address: jamula.john@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 Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

1. Docket. EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0099. Publicly available docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, 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.

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.

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, Start Printed Page 52072active ingredient, and specific uses deleted:

Table 1.—Registrations With Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticides

EPA Reg. No.Product NameActive IngredientDelete From Label
000100-0086340WG Turf FungicideCyproconazoleTurf Uses
000100-00864Cyproconazole TechnicalCyproconazoleTurf Uses
000264-00458MOCAP EC Nematicide-InsecticideEthopropBananas/Plantains, cucumbers, pineapples, and Tobacco
000264-00805Thiacloprid Technical InsecticideThiaclopridPome Fruit and Cotton
000264-00806Calypso 4 Flowable InsecticideThiaclopridPome Fruit and Cotton
000264-00807Calypso 70 WG InsecticideThiaclopridPome Fruit and Cotton
034704-00259Clean Crop Phorate 20- GPhorateWheat
047870-00001Propylene OxidePropylene OxideGuar (edible) Gums
047870-00002Propylene Oxide TechnicalPropylene OxideGuar (edible) Gums
047870-00003Propoxide 892Propylene OxideGuar (edible) Gums
058266-00002Tri-Clor FumigantChloropicrinFumigation of Enclosed Spaces
073049-00086SBP-1382 Technical with AntioxidantResmethrinStored Grain
073049-00098SBP-1382 Concentrate 12% Formula with Residual ActivityResmethrinStored Grain
073049-00105Bioallethrin TechnicalBioallethrinDrainage Systems, Golf Course Turf, Wide Area Outdoor Treatments, Airports, Uncultivated Agricultural Areas, Boat Hulls, Large Paved Areas, Animal Premises, Perimeters and Foundations of Structures
073049-00125Crossfire Technicald-trans AllethrinDrainage Systems, Golf Course Turf, Wide Area Outdoor Treatments, Airports, Uncultivated Agricultural Areas, Boat Hulls, Large Paved Areas, Animal Premises, Perimeters and Foundations of Structures
073049-00155Esbiol TechnicalBioallethrinDrainage Systems, Golf Course Turf, Wide Area Outdoor Treatments, Airports, Uncultivated Agricultural Areas, Boat Hulls, Large Paved Areas, Animal Premises, Perimeters and Foundations of Structures
073049-00156Crossfire Tech (Esbiothrin Technical)EsbiothrinDrainage Systems, Golf Course Turf, Wide Area Outdoor Treatments, Airports, Uncultivated Agricultural Areas, Boat Hulls, Large Paved Areas, Animal Premises, Perimeters and Foundations of Structures
073049-00359Bioallethrin for Manufacturing and Formulating UseBioallethrinDrainage Systems, Golf Course Turf, Wide Area Outdoor Treatments, Airports, Uncultivated Agricultural Areas, Boat Hulls, Large Paved Areas, Animal Premises, Perimeters and Foundations of Structures
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Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before February 28, 2007 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.

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

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

EPA Company no.Company Name and Address
000100Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419
000264Bayer Cropscience, LP, 2T W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
034704Loveland Products, Inc., P.O. Box 1286, Greeley, CO 80632
047870Aberco, Inc., 9430 Lanham Severn Rd., Seabrook, MD 20706.
058266Shadow Mountain Products Corporation, P.O. Box 1327, Hollister, CA 95024
073049Valent Biosciences Corporation, 870 Technology Way, Suite 100, Libertyville, IL 60048

III. What is the Agency's 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 John Jamula using the methods in ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests postmarked no later than February 28, 2007.

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: August 24, 2006.

Robert Forrest,

Acting Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 06-7312 Filed 8-31-06; 8:45 am]

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