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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




This notice announces EPA's order for the cancellations, voluntarily requested by the registrants and accepted by the Agency, of the products listed in Table 1 of Unit II., pursuant to section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended. This cancellation order follows an August 25, 2010 Federal Register Notice of Receipt of Requests from the registrants listed in Table 2 of Unit II. to voluntarily cancel these product registrations. In the August 25, 2010 notice, EPA indicated that it would issue an order implementing the cancellations, unless the Agency received substantive comments within the 180-day comment period that would merit its further review of these requests, or unless the registrants withdrew their requests. The Agency received comments on the notice but these comments were exclusively on the public health mosquitocide uses. Consequently, the public health pesticide products Start Printed Page 31607containing resmethrin have been removed from this final cancellation order and will be addressed separately from other resmethrin products. Further, the registrants did not withdraw their requests. Accordingly, EPA hereby issues in this notice a cancellation order granting the requested cancellations. Any distribution, sale, or use of the products subject to this cancellation order is permitted only in accordance with the terms of this order, including any existing stocks provisions.


The cancellations are effective June 1, 2011.

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Bonnie Adler, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8523; fax number: (703) 308-8090; e-mail address:

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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. Since others also may be interested, 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 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?

EPA has established a docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0306. 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.

II. What action is the agency taking?

This notice announces the cancellation, as requested by registrants, of 121 products registered under FIFRA section 3. These registrations are listed in sequence by registration number in Table 1 of this unit.

Table 1—Product Cancellations

Registration No.Product nameChemical
000004-00312Houseplant HelperResmethrin.
000004-00337Bonide Insect FogResmethrin.
000004-00373Bonide Flying and Crawling Insect SprayResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins.
000004-00418Bonide Pressurized Spray Insecticide 0.25%Resmethrin.
000239-02476Othro Systemic Rose & Floral SprayResmethrin, Acephate, Triforine
000419-00178Burgess Insect Fog Fogging Insecticide with PyrethroidResmethrin.
000432-00555SBP-1382 Insecticide 4.22 MF Solvent Dilutable Concentrate Formula IResmethrin.
000432-00595SBP-1382 Insecticide Concentrate, 40% Formula IResmethrin.
000432-00596SBP-1382 Insecticide Concentrate, Dilutable Concentrate Formula IResmethrin.
000432-00634Respond with SBP-1382 Liquid Insecticide Spray 0.5% Formula IIIResmethrin.
000432-00635SBP-1382 3% Multipurpose SprayResmethrin.
000432-00719SCOURGE Insecticide with SPB-1382/PBO 1.5 + 4.5% Formula IIResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide.
000432-01097SYNTHRIN 40% Mosquito FormulationResmethrin.
000432-01100PY-SY ConcentrateResmethrin, Pyrethrins.
000432-01135Synthrin .5% LiquidResmethrin.
000432-01140Synthrin Plus Pyrenone 415 M.A.G.CResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins.
000432-01167Turbicide Pest Control System with Synthrin ButacideResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide.
000432-01246Aqua-SCOURGEResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide.
000498-00116Chase-MM Flying Insect Killer Formula 2Resmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
000498-00117Chase-MM House and Garden Insect Killer Formula 3Resmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
000498-00142Spray PAK Flea and Tick Killer for Cats & Dogs with DeodorantResmethrin.
000655-00778PRENTOX Resmethrin 3%Resmethrin.
000655-00779PRENTOX Resmethrin 0.5% RTUResmethrin.
000655-00787PRENTOX Resmenthin EC3Resmethrin.
001543-00008Absorbine Supershield II Fly RepellentResmethrin, Butoxypolypropylene glycol.
001543-00009Absorbine Concentrated Fly RepellentResmethrin, Butoxypolypropylene glycol.
002724-00527SPEER Home and Garden Pressurized SprayResmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
005481-00154SBP-1382—2 E. CResmethrin.
007056-00180CSA Aerosol Insecticide Formula SevenResmethrin.
008536-00031Premium Grade Card-O-SectT #25Resmethrin.
008536-00032NE-1 InsecticideResmethrin.
008536-00034Cardinal 3% ULV InsecticideResmethrin.
028293-00095Unicorn Thermfog RTUResmethrin.
028293-00100Unicorn Wasp & Hornet KillerResmethrin.
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028293-00107Unicorn Liquid Insect Killer No. 2Resmethrin.
028293-00152Unicorn Flea & Tick Spray IVResmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
040391-00004Resmethrin Insect SprayResmethrin.
040391-00005AUTO FOG-5Resmethrin.
040391-00011AUTO FOG-10Resmethrin.
040391-00012AUTO FOG-30Resmethrin.
044446-00008Duel Flying & Crawling Insect KillerResmethrin.
044446-00019HAWK ThermfogResmethrin.
045385-00027Fogging InsecticideResmethrin.
045385-00078CENOL Mill Spray with SBP-1382Resmethrin.
045385-00080CENOL Kill Quick 2% Emulsifiable ConcentrateResmethrin.
045385-00081CENOL Liquid House Plant InsecticideResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins.
046579-00002Resmethrin 5 Contact and Space SprayResmethrin.
046579-00009Resmethrin 1 Contact and Space SprayResmethrin.
046579-00010Resmethrin ULV 3-9 Multipurpose SprayResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide.
046579-00011Resmethrin 5-1.5 Contact and Space SprayResmethrin, Piperonyl Butoxide.
046579-00012Resmethrin ULV 3 Multipurpose SprayResmethrin.
046813-00061Wasp & Hornet Killer IIResmethrin.
047000-00079Flyers InsecticideResmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
047000-00099Flyer's InsecticideResmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
047000-00132Wasp & Hornet Insect BombResmethrin.
048668-00004PPP Flea and Tick ShampooResmethrin.
048668-00005PPP Flea & Tick SprayResmethrin.
053883-00147Commercial Fogging SprayResmethrin.
067517-00013Space Mist InsecticideResmethrin.
073049-00078SBP-1382 Concentrate 40Resmethrin.
073049-00079SBP-1382 Insecticide Concentrate 15%Resmethrin.
073049-00080SBP-1382 Pressurized Wasp & Hornet Spray 0.15%Resmethrin.
073049-00081SBP-1382 Aqueous Pressurized Spray Insecticide 0.50%Resmethrin.
073049-00082SBP-1382 Insecticide Aqueous Pressurized Spray 0.25%Resmethrin.
073049-00083SBP-1382 Insecticide Aqueous Pressurized 0.35% for House & GardenResmethrin.
073049-00084Your Brand SBP-1382 Insecticide Spray 0.10Resmethrin.
073049-00085SBP-1382/Bioallethrin Aqueous Pressurized SprayResmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
073049-00087SBP-1382 Bioallethrin Insecticide Conc. 10%-7.5% FORMULA IResmethrin.
073049-00088SBP-1382 Aqueous Press Spray Insect. 0.25/House & GardenResmethrin.
073049-00089SBP-1382 Yard and Patio Outdoor FoggerResmethrin.
073049-00090SBP-1382 Oil Base Insecticide 0-20%Resmethrin.
073049-00091Bioresmethrin Liquid Insecticide Spray 0.25% Formula IResmethrin.
073049-00092Your Brand SBP-1382/Bioallethrin (.20%+.125%) Aqueous Press. Spray for H&GResmethrin, S-Bioallethrin.
073049-00095SBP-1382/Bioallethrin Insecticide Concentrate 10%-6.25% Formula IResmethrin, S-Bioallethrin
073049-00097SBP-1382 0.35% Space and Residual Aqueous Pressurized SprayResmethrin.
073049-00098SBP-1382 Insecticide Concentrate 12% Formula I with Residual ActivityResmethrin.
073049-00100SBP-1382 Insecticide Concentrate 12.5% Formula IResmethrin.
073049-00101SBP-1382 T.E.C. 6%Resmethrin.
073049-00102SBP-1382/Bioallethrin Aqueous Pressurized Spray (PD 6.5)Resmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
073049-00103SBP-1382/Bioallethrin Insecticide Concentrate 8%-16% Formula IResmethrin, S-Bioallethrin.
073049-00106SBP-1382 Insecticide Transparent Emulsion Spray 0.35%Resmethrin.
073049-00107ULTRATEC Insecticide W/SPB-1382 Tran. Emul. Dil. Conc. 2%Resmethrin.
073049-00108SBP-1382 Aqueous Pressurized Spray Insecticide 0.25%Resmethrin.
073049-00109SBP-1382 Residual Aqueous Presurized Ant and Roach Spray 0.35%Resmethrin.
073049-00110SBP-1382 Insecticide Transparent Emulsion Spray 0.25%Resmethrin.
073049-00111SBP-1382 Liquid Spray 0.50%Resmethrin.
073049-00112SBP-1382 Liquid Insecticide Spray 0.5% Formula IResmethrin.
073049-00113Vectrin Four-Plus-OneResmethrin, Piperoyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins.
073049-00131SBP-1382 Insecticide Emulsifiable Concentrate 26%Resmethrin.
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073049-00132SBP-1382 Insecticide Emulsfiable 26% Formula I For Repackaging UseResmethrin.
073049-00133SBP-1382 Concentrate 16% Formula IIIResmethrin.
073049-00134SBP-1382 Insecticide Concentrate, 40% Formula IIResmethrin.
073049-00135SBP-1382/Esbioallethrin/P.B.O Insecticide Aq. Press Spray 0.20% + 0.10% +Resmethrin, Piperoyl Butoxide, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
073049-00140Crossfire Concentrate 1 W/SBP-1382/Esbioth./Pip.But. 8.34%-4.17%-16.67% For.IResmethrin, Piperoyl Butoxide, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
073049-00142SBP-1382 Oil Base Insecticide 0.20% Formula IIIResmethrin.
073049-00143SBP-1382 Liquid Insecticide Spray 0.25% Formula IIIResmethrin.
073049-00144SBP-1382 Insecticide Press. Spray 0.25% Formula III for Wasps & HornetResmethrin.
073049-00148SBP-1382/Esbiothrin/P.B. Insecticide Conc. 3%-4.5%-18% Formula IIResmethrin, Piperoyl Butoxide, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
073049-00164Tetralate Butacide (15-7.5-15) W-B ConcentrateResmethrin, Tetramethrin, Piperoyl Butoxide.
073049-00165Tetralate-Butacide Insect Killer WBA N109Resmethrin, Tetramethrin, Piperoyl Butoxide.
073049-00190SBP-1382/PYR./P.B.O. Transparent Emuls. Spray 0.08 + 0.02 + 0.02%Resmethrin, Piperoyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins.
073049-00206Blanco 0.2 Liquid Insecticide SprayResmethrin.
073049-00207Ford's SBP-1382 Insecticide Transparent Emulsion Spray 0.25%Resmethrin.
073049-00208CSA House and Garden SprayResmethrin.
073049-00209Ford's Commercial SprayResmethrin.
073049-00230NIA 17370 Insecticide Spray 0.05Resmethrin.
073049-00231Synthrin Aqueous Pressurized Spray Insecticide 0.50Resmethrin.
073049-00232Synthrin House and Garden Insecticide Spray 0.25%Resmethrin.
073049-00233Tetralate 25-10.6 WBResmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00234Tetramethrin 2.5 FMC 17370 1.06 DWB ConcentrateResmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00255Tetralate Multipurpose Insect KillerResmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00259Tetralate 2.0-0.44 WBResmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00260Tetramethrin 26.64 NIA 17370 5.85 WB ConcentrateResmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00262Tetralate General Purpose 0.25%-0.25% Insect KillerResmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00263Tetralate 2.5-2.5 WBResmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00264Tetralate 16.670-7.0655Resmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00265Tetralate 20.84-20.84 W.B.Resmethrin, Tetramethrin.
073049-00276Synthrin House and Garden Insecticide 0.25%Resmethrin.
073049-00357SBP-1382 Micro-Min Insecticide Spray 0.5% with Mineral OilResmethrin.
073049-00358SBP-1382 Insecticide Concentrate 3%Resmethrin.
073049-00372Synthrin Technical with Antioxidant InsecticideResmethrin.
074621-00002Bug Stomper 4-3Resmethrin, d-trans-Chrysanthemum monocarboxylic ester of dl-2-allyl-4-hydroxy-3-methyl-2-cyclopenten-1-one.
081038-00001Skeet-Daddle Fogging InsecticideResmethrin.
082277-00001RG Vaporizing AerosolResmethrin.
FL910017SBP-1382 Insecticide 40 MF Solvent Dil. Conc. Form. 1Resmethrin.

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 Table 1 of this unit.

Table 2—Registrants of Cancelled Products

EPA Company No.Company name and address
000004Bonide Products, Inc., Agent Registrations By Design, Inc., P.O. Box 1019, Salem, VA 24153-3805.
000239The Scotts Company, 14111 Scottslawn Rd., Marysville, OH 43041.
000419CTX Cenol, 7210 Red Rd., Suite 206A, Miami, FL 33143.
000432Bayer Environmental Science, P.O. Box 12014, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.
000498Chase Products Co., P.O. Box 70, Maywood, IL 60153.
000655Prentiss, Inc., 3600 Mansell Rd, Suite 350, Alpharetta, GA 30022.
001543W.F. Young, Inc., 302 Benton Dr., East Longmeadow, MA 01028.
002724Wellmark International, 1501 E. Woodfield Rd, Suite 200, West Schaumburg, IL 60173.
003862ABC Compounding Co., Inc., P.O. Box 16247, Atlanta, GA 30321-0247.
005481Amvac Chemical Corporation, 4695 MacArthur Ct., Suite 1250, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
007056IQ Products Co., 16212 State Hwy 249, Houston, TX 77086-1014.
008536Soils Corporation, P.O. Box 782, Hollister, CA 95024-0782.
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028293Phaeton Corporation, Agent Registrations By Design, Inc. P.O. Box 1019, Salem, VA 24153.
040391Entech Systems Corporation, 509 Tower Valley Dr., Hillsboro, MO 63050.
044446Quest Chemical Corporation, 12255 F.M. 529 Northwoods Industrial Park, Houston, TX 77041.
045385CTX Cenol, 7210 Red Road, Suite 206A, Miami, FL 33143.
046579Dickson Chemical Company, Inc., 2110 S Prairie St, Stuttgart, AR 72160.
046813K-G Packaging Company, 316 Highland Ave, Hartford, WI 53027.
047000Chem-Tech, LTD., 4515 Fleur Dr. 303, Des Moines, IA 50321.
048668Professional Pet Products, 1873 N.W. 97th Ave., Miami, FL 33172.
053883Control Solutions Inc., 427 Hide Away Circle, Cub Run, KY 42729.
067517PM Resources, Inc., 13001 Saint Charles Rock Rd., Bridgeton, MO 63044.
073049Valent BioSciences Corporation, 870 Technology Way, Libertyville, IL 60048.
074621Bug Stomper II, LLC., P.O. Box 704, Springhill, LA 71075.
081038ICR Labs., 1330 Dillon Heights Ave., Baltimore, MD 21228-1199.
082277Earthfire Corp., P.O. Box 12398, Scottdsdale, AZ 85267.
FL910017Lee County Mosquito Control District, P.O. Box 60005, Fort Myers, FL 33096.

III. Summary of Public Comments Received and Agency Response to Comments

The resmethrin docket was open for a 180-day comment period beginning on August 25, 2010. During that time, four comments were received on the Requests to Voluntarily Cancel Certain Pesticide Registrations. The comments were from two Florida counties, the IR-4 Project in New Jersey, and ADAPCO, a business that provides mosquito control products and equipment. The comments were exclusively on the public health uses of resmethrin and are summarized in this unit.

Comments on the Public Health Mosquitocide Use

1. Comments From the IR-4 Project. IR-4 commented that the number of pesticides available to control mosquitoes is limited, and that temephos is also being voluntarily cancelled at this time. They also commented that the Food Quality Protection Act created mechanisms to prevent public health pesticides from being driven off the market solely due to data needs. They point out that the proposed cancellation is voluntary, driven not by risk but rather by the small market and the high cost of data generation. Finally, IR-4 requests a 15-month moratorium on any regulatory action that would result in the loss of resmethrin or any other active ingredient defined as a public health pesticide by FQPA.

2. EPA Response. EPA is currently reviewing the data supporting resmethrin use as a public health pesticide. A separate Federal Register Notice (75 FR 28019, May 19, 2010) (FRL-8825-7), announced the receipt of requests to voluntarily cancel those resmethrin products registered for use in wide area mosquito abatement. A number of entities which commented on that notice are currently coordinating to develop a Pest Management Strategic Plan to support the continued registration of resmethrin for public health use. Consequently, certain public health pesticide products containing remethrin have been removed from this final cancellation order and will be addressed separately from other resmethrin products.

3. Comments From County Mosquito Districts. St. Lucie County and Manatee County both commented that the loss of mosquitocide vector control chemicals will result in increased public health risks due to mosquito-borne illnesses. Both pointed out that resmethrin is highly effective and has positive environmental attributes such as short-half life, no toxic metabolites, and minimal non-target impacts. St. Lucie County noted that resmethrin causes less allergic reaction in pesticide-sensitive individuals, and Manatee County maintained that resmethrin is one of few chemicals available for large scale Ultra Low Volume (ULV) adulticiding activities.

4. EPA Response. See previous response. EPA recognizes the importance of public health pesticides and is addressing resmethrin public health use products separately.

5. Comments From ADAPCO. ADAPCO commented on the danger of resistance development if more mosquitocide products are cancelled and operations are forced to depend on only a few options in chemistry. They noted that resmethrin can be used in environmentally sensitive areas against West Nile Virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, and other vector-borne diseases, most often when efficacy is not achieved with cheaper formulations.

6. EPA Response. See previous response. EPA recognizes the importance of public health pesticides and is addressing resmethrin public health use products separately. Several resmethrin products included in the August 25, 2010 (75 FR 52330) (FRL-8838-8) Federal Register Notice, specifically the public health uses, have been removed from this final cancellation order and will be addressed separately as noted in this Unit above. The remaining products will thus be cancelled per this notice.

IV. Cancellation Order

Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f), EPA hereby approves the requested cancellations of the registrations identified in Table 1 of Unit II. Accordingly, the Agency hereby orders that the product registrations identified in Table 1 of Unit II are canceled. The effective date of the cancellations that are subject of this notice is June 1, 2011. Any distribution, sale, or use of existing stocks of the products identified in Table 1 of Unit II. in a manner inconsistent with any of the provisions for disposition of existing stocks set forth in Unit VI. will be a violation of FIFRA.

V. 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 or amended to terminate one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any such request in the Federal Register. Thereafter, following the public comment period, the EPA Administrator may approve such a request. The notice of receipt for this action was published for comment in the Federal Register of August 25, 2010. The comment period closed on February 22, 2011.Start Printed Page 31611

VI. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

Existing stocks are those stocks of registered pesticide products which are currently in the United States and which were packaged, labeled, and released for shipment prior to the effective date of the cancellation action. The existing stocks provisions for the products subject to this order are as follows.

The registrants may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until December 31, 2012. Thereafter, the registrants are prohibited from selling or distributing products listed in Table 1, except for export in accordance with FIFRA section 17, or proper disposal. Persons other than the registrants may sell, distribute, or use existing stocks of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until existing 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.

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

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Dated: May 23, 2011.

Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,

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

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[FR Doc. 2011-13579 Filed 5-31-11; 8:45 am]