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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

This notice announces receipt of applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients, pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended. EPA is publishing this notice of such applications, pursuant to section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before December 16, 2009.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number specified in Unit II. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments.
  • 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 Facility’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.

Instructions: Direct your comments to docket ID number specified for the pesticide of interest as shown in the registration application summaries. EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the 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 automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the 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.

Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the docket index available at http://www.regulations.gov. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., 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 http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

A contact person is listed at the end of each registration application summary and may be contacted by telephone or e-mail. The mailing address for each contact person listed is: Registration Division (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DCD 20460-0001.

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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 code 112).
  • 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.Start Printed Page 58958

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). If you are commenting in a docket that addresses multiple products, please indicate to which registration number(s) your comment applies.

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.

viii. Make sure to submit your comments by the comment period deadline identified.

II. Registration Applications

EPA received applications as follows to register pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c) of FIFRA, and is publishing this notice of such applications pursuant to section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA. Notice of receipt of these applications does not imply a decision by the Agency on the applications.

1. Registration Number/File Symbol: 100-542, 100-620. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0773. Company name and address: Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419. Active ingredient: Prometryn. Proposed Uses: Carrot; celeriac; cilantro; leaf petioles subgroup 4B; okra; parsley. Contact: Mindy Ondish, (703) 605-0723, ondish.mindy@epa.gov.

2. Registration Number/File Symbol: 100-815, 100-816. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0814. Company name and address: Syngenta Crop Protection, PO Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419. Active ingredient: S-metolachlor. Proposed Use: Sesame; melon subgroup 9A; bushberry subgroup 13-07B; lowbush blueberry; caneberry subgroup 13-07A; sweet sorghum; leafy brassica greens subgroup 5B; turnip greens; carrot; cucumber; okra; bulb onion subgroup 3-07A; and green onion subgroup 3-07B. Contact: Kathryn Montague, (703) 305-1243, montague.kathryn@epa.gov

3. Registration Number/File Symbol: 100-1131. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0811. Company name and address: Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419. Active ingredient: Mesotrione. Proposed Use: Soybean. Contact: James M. Stone, (703) 305-7391, stone.james@epa.gov.

4. Registration Number/File Symbol: 264-660. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0813. Company name and address: Bayer CropScience, P.O. Box 12014, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Active ingredient: Glufosinate-ammonium. Proposed Use: Sweet corn. Contact: James M. Stone, (703) 305-7391, stone.james@epa.gov.

5. Registration Number/File Symbol: 279-3189, 279-3149, 279-3220. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0125. Company name and address: FMC Corporation, 1735 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103. Active ingredient: Sulfentrazone. Proposed Uses: Head and stem brassica subgroup 5A; leafy brassica greens subgroup 5B; melon subgroup 9A; fruiting vegetables Group 8; okra; succulent pea; flax; strawberry; and tuberous and corm vegetables subgroup 1C. Contact: Dianne L. Morgan, (703) 305-6217, morgan.dianne@epa.gov.

6. Registration Number/File Symbol: 352-IRO. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0057. Company name and address: E.I du Pont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop Protection, Stine-Haskell Research Center, P.O. Box 30, Newark, DE 19714. Active ingredient: Nicosulfuron. Proposed Use: Established bermudagrass pastures. Contact: Mindy Ondish, (703) 605-0723, ondish.mindy@epa.gov.

7. Registration Number/File Symbol: 352-529, 352-633. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0134. Company name and address: E.I du Pont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Crop Protection, Stine-Haskell Research Center, P.O. Box 30, Newark, DE 19714. Active ingredient: Thifensulfuron methyl. Proposed Use: Safflower. Contact: Mindy Ondish, (703) 605-0723, ondish.mindy@epa.gov.

8. Registration Number/File Symbol: 7969-113. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0937. Company name and address: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Drive, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Quinclorac. Proposed Uses: Pastures (including pastures grown for hay), Rangeland, Conservation Reserve Program Land (CRP), and switchgrass establishment and maintenance. Contact: Hope Johnson, (703) 305-5410, johnson.hope@epa.gov.

9. Registration Number/File Symbol: 46386-2. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0773. Company name and address: Verolit Chemical Manufacturers, Ltd. c/o Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc., 4515 Falls of Neuse Rd., Suite 300, Raleigh, NC 27609. Active ingredient: Prometryn. Proposed Uses: Carrot; celeriac; cilantro; leaf petioles subgroup 4B; okra; parsley. Contact: Mindy Ondish, (703) 605-0723, ondish.mindy@epa.gov.

10. Registration Number/File Symbol: 59639-RAL. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0796. Company name and address: Valent U.S.A. Corporation, 1600 Riviera Ave, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Active ingredient: Bispyribac-sodium. Proposed Uses: Selective management of surface, submersed and emergent aquatic weeds in bayous, canals, drainage ditches, lakes, marshes, non-irrigation canals, ponds, reservoirs and other slow moving or quiescent bodies of water. Contact: Hope Johnson, (703) 305-5410, johnson.hope@epa.gov.

11. Registration Number/File Symbol: 59639-2, 59639-83, 59639-132, 59639-148. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0307. Company name and address: Valent U.S.A. Corporation, 1600 Riviera Ave, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Active ingredient: Clethodim. Proposed Uses: Caneberry subgroup 13-07A; bushberry subgroup 13-07B; peach; artichoke, globe. Contact: James M. Stone, (703) 305-7391, stone.james@epa.gov.

12. Registration Number/File Symbol: 59639-97, 59639-99, 59639-119, Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0885. Company name and address: Valent U.S.A. Corporation, 1600 Riviera Ave, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, California 94596. Active ingredient: Flumioxazin. Proposed Uses: Cucurbit group 9; leaf petioles subgroup 4B; hops. Contact: James M. Stone, (703) 305-7391, stone.james@epa.gov.

13. Registration Number/File Symbol: 62719-80, 62719-81, 62719-84. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0092. Company name and address: Dow AgroSciences, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054. Active ingredient: Clopyralid. Proposed Uses: Swiss chard; bushberry subgroup 13-07B; Annual strawberry. Contact: James M. Stone, (703) 305-7391, stone.james@epa.gov.

14. Registration Number/File Symbol: 63588-12. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0796. Company name and address: K-1 Chemical U.S.A., Inc., 11 Start Printed Page 58959Martine Avenue, Suite 970, White Plains, NY 10606. Active ingredient: Bispyribac-sodium. Proposed Uses: For formulation of herbicides for selective management of surface, submersed and emergent aquatic weeds in bayous, canals, drainage ditches, lakes, marshes, non-irrigation canals, ponds, reservoirs and other slow moving or quiescent bodies of water. Contact: Hope Johnson, (703) 305-5410, johnson.hope@epa.gov.

15. Registration Number/File Symbol: 66222-15. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2008-0773. Company name and address: Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc., 4515 Falls of Neuse Rd., Suite 300, Raleigh, NC 27609. Active ingredient: Prometryn. Proposed Uses: Carrot; celeriac; cilantro; leaf petioles subgroup 4B; okra; parsley. Contact: Mindy Ondish, (703) 605-0723, ondish.mindy@epa.gov.

16. Registration Number/File Symbol: 66222-35 (Rimon 10 EC); 11678-57 (Rimon Technical). Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0273. Company name and address: Makhteshim-Agan of North America, Inc., 4515 Falls of Neuse Rd., Raleigh, NC 27609. Active ingredient: Novaluron. Proposed Uses: Vegetables, cucurbit; vegetables, fruiting; beans (dry); Beans snap, succulent; berries, low growing, subgroup 13-07G; swiss chard; and sorghum. Contact: Jennifer Gaines (703) 305-5967, gaines.jennifer@epa.gov.

17. Registration Number/File Symbol: 71512-4;a 71512-6. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0826. Company name and address: ISK Biosciences Corporation, 7470 Auburn Road, Suite A, Concord, OH 440077. Active ingredient: Fosthiazate. Proposed Uses: Potato and peanut. Contact: Rita Kumar, (703) 308-8291, kumar.rita@epa.gov.

18. Registration Number/File Symbol: 73049-UAT. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0262. Company name and address: Valent BioSciences Corporation, 870 Technology Way, Libertyville, IL 60048. Active ingredient: Clothianidin. Proposed Uses: Poultry houses. Contact: Kable Bo Davis, (703) 306-0415, davis.kable@epa.gov.

19. Registration Number/File Symbol: 81880-2, 81880-15, 81880-18. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0797. Company name and address: Gowan Company, P.O. Box 5569, Yuma, AZ 85366-5569. Active ingredient: Halosulfuron-methyl. Proposed Uses: Selective herbicide used for the control of weeds including nutsedge in pea and bean, succulent shelled, subgroup 6B; pea and bean, dried shelled, except soybean, subgroup 6C; vegetables, tuberous and corm, subgroup 1C; rhubarb; bushberry subgroup 13-07B; apple, and okra. Contact: Erik Kraft, (703) 308-9358, kraft.erik@epa.gov.

20. Registration Number/File Symbol: 59639-135. Docket Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0013. Company name and address: Valent U.S.A. Corporation, 1600 Riviera Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA 94596. Active ingredient: Dinotefuran. Proposed Uses: Turnip greens. Contact: Rita Kumar, (703) 308-8291, kumar.rita@epa.gov.

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Dated: November 4, 2009.

Lois Rossi,

Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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