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Notice of Receipt of Requests to Voluntarily Cancel 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 requests by registrants to voluntarily cancel certain pesticide registrations. EPA intends to grant these requests at the close of the comment period for this announcement unless the Agency receives substantive comments within the comment period that would merit its further review of the requests, or unless the registrants withdraw their requests. If these requests are granted, any sale, distribution, or use of products listed in this notice will be permitted after the registrations have been canceled only if such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms as described in the final order.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before January 31, 2011.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0014, 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. Submit written withdrawal request by mail to: Pesticide Re-evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. Attention: Maia Tatinclaux.
  • 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 EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0014. 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:

Maia Tatinclaux, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 347-0123; e-mail address: tatinclaux.maia@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, and may be of interest to a wide range of stakeholders including environmental, human health, and agricultural advocates; the chemical industry; pesticide users; and members of the public interested in the sale, distribution, or use of pesticides. If you have any questions regarding the information in this notice, 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.

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i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number).

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. What Action is the Agency Taking?

This notice announces receipt by the Agency of requests from registrants to cancel 33 pesticide products registered under FIFRA section 3 or 24(c). These registrations are listed in sequence by registration number (or company number and 24(c) number) in Table 1 of this unit.

Unless the Agency determines that there are substantive comments that warrant further review of the requests or the registrants withdraw their requests, EPA intends to issue an order in the Federal Register canceling all of the affected registrations.

Table 1.—Registrations with Pending Requests for Cancellation

Registration No.Product NameActive Ingredients
000004-00372Bonide Pyrenone Garden DustPiperonyl butoxide Pyrethrins
000352-00401Dupont Oust HerbicideSulfometuron
000498-00160Spraypak Wasp and Hornet Killer FoamTetramethrin Phenothrin
000498-00178Champion Sprayon Roach SprayPhenothrin
002915-00059InsecticideTetramethrin Phenothrin
003573-00064Ultra Spic and SpanSodium hydroxide
003862-00127Wasp and Hornet KillerTetramethrin Phenothrin
008842-00003Vape Matd-Allethrin
008842-00008Fumakilla Mosquito Coilsd-Allethrin
009198-00181Anderson”s Starter Fertilizer with Preemergent Weed ControlSiduron
044446-00053Kill A Bug II Insect SprayPhenothrin
044446-00066Aero Roach & Ant InsecticidePhenothrin
045188-00002Harrison Flea and Tick Shampoo for DogsPiperonyl butoxide Pyrethrins MGK 264
050534-00009Daconil 2787 Flowable FungicideChlorothalonil
050534-00216Countdown L&GChlorothalonil
053883-00164Sulfometuron Methyl 75Sulfometuron
064240-00023Combat Flying Insect Killer 2Tetramethrin Phenothrin
066330-0025340% Insecticidal SoapPotassium laurate
084456-00002Max-Aba Imidacloprid TechnicalImidacloprid
084538-00003Kayari Aromatic Mosquito Coilsd-Allethrin
085678-00001Glyph Hoho 4SGlyphosate-isoproplyammonium
085678-00006RedEagle Glyphosate TechnicalGlyphosate
085678-00007Glyphosate 62% Manufacturing ConcentrateGlyphosate-isoproplyammonium
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CA900010Volck Supreme SprayMineral Oil - includes paraffin oil from 063503
CA910030Volck Supreme SprayMineral Oil - includes paraffin oil from 063503
FL890033Deamon CC InsecticideCypermethrin
ID030017Prowel H2O HerbicidePendimethalin
KY030003Dual Magnum HerbicideS-Metolachlor
KY030004Dual Magnum HerbicideS-Metolachlor
OR910028Fruitone-NSodium 1-napthaleneaceate
TX040007Fusliade DX HerbicidePropanoic acid, 2-(4-((5-(trifluoromethyl)-2-pyridinyl)oxy)phenoxy)-, butyl ester, R-
WA060003Subdue MaxxD-Alanine, N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-N-(methoxyacetyl)-methyl ester
WA070003Focus SCFenarimol

Table 2 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for all registrants of the products in Table 1 of this unit, in sequence by EPA company number. This number corresponds to the first part of the EPA registration numbers of the products listed in this unit.

Table 2.—Registrants Requesting Voluntary Cancellation

Company No.Company Name and Address
4Bonide Products, Inc. Agent Registrations By Design, Inc P.O. Box 1019 Salem, VA 24153-3805
352E. I. Du Pont De Nemours and Co., Inc. (S300/419) 1007 Market Street Wilmington, DE 19898-1000
498Chase Products Co. P.O. Box 70 Maywood, IL 60153
2915The Fuller Brush Company One Fuller Way Great Bend, KS 67530
3573Procter & Gamble Company TheD/B/A Procter & Gamble 5299 Spring Grove Avenue - F&HC PS&RA Cincinnati, OH 45217
3862ABC Compounding Co, Inc. P.O. Box 16247 Atlanta, GA 30321
8842Fumakilla Ltd. 1330 Dillon Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21228-1199
9198The Anderson”s Lawn Fertilizer Division, Inc. P.O. Box 119 Maumee, OH 43537
44446Quest Chemical Company 12255 F.M. 529 Northwoods Industrial Park Houston, TX 77041
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45188Harrison Specialty Co., Inc. 15 University P.O. Box H Canton, MA 02021
50534GB Biosciences Corporation 410 Swing Road P.O. Box 18300 Greensboro, NC 27419-5458
53883Control Solutions, Inc. 427 Hide Away Circle Cub Run, KY 42729
64240Combat Insect Control Systems 122 C Street, NW Suite 740 Washington, DC 20001
66330Arysta Lifescience North America, LLC 155401 Weston Parkway Suite 150 Cary, NC 27513
84456Hebei Veyong Bio-Chemical Co., Ltd. Agent Wagner Regulatory Associates, Inc 4760 Lancaster Pike, Suite 9 P.O. Box 640 Hockessin, DE 19707-0640
84538Sathaporn Marketing Company, Ltd. 1330 Dillon Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21228-1199
85678RedEagle International LLC Agent Wagner Regulatory Associates, Inc. 4760 Lancaster Pike, Suite 9, P.O. Box 640 Hockessin, DE 19707-0640
CA900010; CA910030Wilbur Ellis Company P.O. Box 1286 Fresno, CA 93715
FL890033; KY030003; KY030004; TX040007; WA060003Syngenta Crop Protection, Inc. ATTN: Regulatory Affairs P.O. Box 18300 Greensboro, NC 27419-8300
ID030017BASF Corporation 26 Davis Drive P.O. Box 13528 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528
OR910028AMVAC Chemical Corporation D/B/A AMVAC. 4695 MacArthur Court Suite 1250 Newport Beach, CA 92660-1706
WA070003Gowan Company P.O. Box 5569 Yuma, AZ 85336-5569

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 canceled. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any such request in the Federal Register.

Section 6(f)(1)(B) of FIFRA requires that before acting on a request for voluntary cancellation, EPA must provide a 30-day public comment period on the request for voluntary cancellation or use termination. In addition, FIFRA section 6(f)(1)(C) requires that EPA provide a 180-day comment period on a request for voluntary cancellation or termination of Start Printed Page 46936any minor agricultural use before granting the request, unless:

1. The registrants request a waiver of the comment period, or

2. The EPA Administrator determines that continued use of the pesticide would pose an unreasonable adverse effect on the environment.

The registrants in Table 2 of Unit II. have not requested that EPA waive the 180-day comment period. Accordingly, EPA will provide a 180-day comment period on the proposed requests.

IV. Procedures for Withdrawal of Request

Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for cancellation should submit such withdrawal in writing to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. If the products have been subject to a previous cancellation action, the effective date of cancellation and all other provisions of any earlier cancellation action are controlling.

V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

Existing stocks are those stocks of registered pesticide products that are currently in the United States and that were packaged, labeled, and released for shipment prior to the effective date of the cancellation action. Because the Agency has identified no significant potential risk concerns associated with these pesticide products, upon cancellation of the products identified in Table 1 of Unit II., EPA anticipates allowing registrants to sell and distribute existing stocks of these products for 1 year after publication of the Cancellation Order in the Federal Register. Thereafter, registrants will be prohibited from selling or distributing the pesticides identified in Table 1 of Unit II., except for export consistent with FIFRA section 17 or for proper disposal. Persons other than registrants will generally be allowed to sell, distribute, or use existing stocks until such stocks are exhausted, provided that such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms of the previously approved labeling on, or that accompanied, the canceled products.

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Dated: July 22, 2010.

Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.

Director, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 2010-18902 Filed 8-3-10; 8:45 am]

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