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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.

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DATES:

The deletions are effective by June 25, 2008 or January 28, 2008 for registrations for which the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period. The Agency will consider withdrawal requests postmarked no later than June 25, 2008 or January 28, 2008, whichever is applicable. Comments must be received on or before June 25, 2008 or January 28, 2008, for those registrations where the 180-day comment period has been waived.

Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before June 25, 2008 or January 28, 2008 for registrations for which the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2007-0244, by one of the following methods:

  • Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), 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 Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., 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 Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), 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-OPPT-2007-0244. 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 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.

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, active 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
000100-00889Mertect 340-F FungicideThiabendazoleSugar Beet
000100-00999Paclobutrazol TechnicalPaclobutrazolResidential Turf Uses
000100-01014Paclobutrazol 2SCPaclobutrazolResidential Turf Uses
000464-00688UCARCIDE 25 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000464-00690UCARCIDE 225 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000464-00691UCARCIDE 250 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000464-00692UCARCIDE 45 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000464-00693UCARCIDE 15 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000464-00700UCARCIDE 14 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000464-00702UCARCIDE 42 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000464-00704UCARCIDE 50 AntimicrobialGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
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000464-00707AQUACAR 504 Water Treatment MicrobiocideGlutaraldehydeOnce-Through Cooling Water Systems and Macrofouling Control
000829-00286SA-50 Dithane M-45MancozebPachysandra
005481-00526Thimet 10-GPhorateWheat
005481-00527Thimet 15-GPhorateWheat
010163-00219MSR 50% ConcentrateOxydemeton-methylSorghum
010163 01-01-6322MSR Spray ConcentrateOxydemeton-methylSorghum
019713-00497Drexel Acephate 75SPAcephateTrees, Shrubs, Flowers
033560 03-35-6043Bareground 21Sodium ChlorateDitch Bank/Right of WAy
033560 03-35-6046Weed and Grass KillerSodium ChlorateDitch Bank/Right of WAy
033560 03-35-6047UreaborSodium ChlorateDitch Bank/Right of WAy
033560 03-35-6048Monbor-ChlorateSodium ChlorateDitch Bank/Right of WAy
043410-00033CHEM-TEK 100ThiabendazoleSugar Beet
043813-00016WOCOSEN 250 ECPropiconzoleApparel, Furnishings (except shower curtains), and carpet fibers
043813-00019WOCOSEN 100SLPropiconzoleApparel, Furnishings (except shower curtains), and carpet fibers
043813-00037WOCOSEN 500SLPropiconzoleApparel, Furnishings (except shower curtains), and carpet fibers
043813-00041WOCOSEN 150 ECPropiconzoleApparel, Furnishings (except shower curtains), and carpet fibers
043813-00043WOCOSEN 450 ECPropiconzoleApparel, Furnishings (except shower curtains), and carpet fibers
066330-00297Iprodione 4L AGIprodioneRice
066330-00354Acephate 75 SPAcephateCotton Seed Hopper Box Treatment
070506-00001Acephate 75 WSPAcephateHopper Box Cotton Seed Treatment
070506-00002Acephate 90 WSPAcephateHopper Box Cotton Seed Treatment
073220-00012Quali-Pro T-Nex AQTrinexapac-ethylPerennial Ryegrass Grown for Seed
083504-00001Fosetyl-Al TechnicalFosetyl-AlTobacco

Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before June 25, 2008 or January 28, 2008 for registrations for which the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This time period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency's approval of the deletion. A request to waive the 180-day comment period has been received for the following registrations: 829-286; 19713-497; 43410-33; 70506-1; 70506-2,

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

EPA Company no.Company Name and Address
000100Syngenta Crop Protction, Inc., ATTN: Regulatory Affairs, P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419.
000464The Dow Chemical Company, Agent for: Dow Chemical Co., 1500 East Lake Cook Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089.
000829Southern Agricultural Insecticides, Inc., P.O. Box 218, Palmetto, FL 34220.
005481AMVAC Chemical Corporation, d/b/a AMVAC, 4695 MaCarthur Court, Suite 1250, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
010163GOWAN Co., P.O. Box 5569, Yuma, AZ 85366.
019713Drexel Chemical Co., 1700 Channel Avenue, Memphis, TN 38106.
033560Pro Serve, Inc., 400 East Brooks Rd., Memphis, TN 38109.
043410Agri-Chem Consulting, Inc., 27536 CR 561, Tavares, FL 32778.
043813Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc., Plant Protection Division, 1125 Trenton-Harbourton Rd., Titusville, NJ 08560.
066330Arysta Lifescience North America Corporation, 15401 Weston Parkway, Suite 150, Cary, NC 27513.
070506United Phosphorus, Inc., 630 Freedom Business Center, Suite 402, King of Prussia, PA 19406.
073220Tab Regulatory Consulting, LLC, Agent for: Farmsaver.com, LLC, P.O. Box 805, Collierville, TN 38027.
083504Kerley Trading, Inc., P.O. Box 15627, Phoenix, AZ 85060.

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 at the address listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests postmarked no later than June 25, 2008.

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: December 18, 2007.

Kathryn Bouve,

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

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[FR Doc. E7-25285 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]

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