Skip to Content


Pesticide Product; Registration Approval

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble Start Printed Page 35237


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




This notice announces Agency approval of applications to register the pesticide products Canadian Wilderness Oil, Fresh Cab, Technical DV 74, and Polyversum, containing active ingredients not included in any previously registered products pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(5) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended.

Start Further Info


Patricia Moe, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-0744; e-mail address:

End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental 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).
  • 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. 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-2006-0371 for balsam fir oil and EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0113 for Pythium oligandrum. 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 Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., 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 Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

In accordance with section 3(c)(2) of FIFRA, a copy of the approved label, the list of data references, the data and other scientific information used to support registration, except for material specifically protected by section 10 of FIFRA, are also available for public inspection. Requests for data must be made in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and must be addressed to the Freedom of Information Office (A-101), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. Such requests should identify the product name and registration number and specify the data or information desired.

A paper copy of the fact sheet, which provides more detail on this registration, may be obtained from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161.

2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the “Federal Register” listings at​fedrgstr.

II. Did EPA Approve the Application?

The Agency approved the application after considering all required data on risks associated with the proposed use of balsam fir oil and Pythium oligandrum DV 74, and information on social, economic, and environmental benefits to be derived from use. Specifically, the Agency has considered the nature of the chemical and its pattern of use, application methods and rates, and level and extent of potential exposure. Based on these reviews, the Agency was able to make basic health and safety determinations which show that use of balsam fir oil and Pythium oligandrum DV 74, when used in accordance with widespread and commonly recognized practice, will not generally cause unreasonable adverse effects to the environment.

III. Approved Application

EPA issued a notice, published in the Federal Register of June 14, 2006, (71 FR 34340) (FRL-8062-8), which announced that Earth-Kind Inc. (Crane Creek Gardens), had submitted applications to register the pesticide products, Canadian Wilderness Oil, (File Symbol 82016-E) and Fresh Cab, (File Symbol 82016-R), containing balsam fir oil as the active ingredient at 2.0% and 10.0% respectively. These products were not previously registered.

The applications were approved on April 26, 2007, as Canadian Wilderness Oil, (EPA Registration Number 82016-2) and Fresh Cab, (EPA Reg. No. 82016-1). These products are non-food use biochemical pesticides to repel rodents in non-living spaces indoors and in enclosed spaces outdoors.

EPA also issued a Federal Register notice on May 27, 2005 (70 FR 30723) (FRL-7711-1), which announced that Biopreparaty Co. Ltd., had submitted applications to register the pesticide products, Technical DV 74, (File Symbol 81606-R) and Polyversum, (File Symbol 81606-E), containing Pythium oligandrum DV 74 as the active ingredient at 1% and 5% respectively. These products were not previously registered.

The applications were approved on May 7, 2007, as Technical DV 74, (EPA Registration Number 81606-1) and Polyversum, (EPA Reg. No. 81606-2). These products are for use as a biofungicide and plant growth regulator.

Start List of Subjects

List of Subjects

End List of Subjects Start Signature

Dated: June 18, 2007.

Janet L. Andersen,

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

End Signature End Supplemental Information

[FR Doc. E7-12336 Filed 6-26-07; 8:45 am]