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Pesticide Products; Registration Applications for New Active Ingredients

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

EPA has received several applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before May 20, 2013.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number and the EPA File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of this Start Printed Page 23559document, by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.
  • Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.
  • Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the instructions at http://www.epa.gov/​dockets/​contacts.htm.

Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http://www.epa.gov/​dockets.

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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, email, or mail. Mail correspondence to the Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) (7511P) or the Registration Division (RD) (7505P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. As part of the mailing address, include the contact person's name, division, and mail code.

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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. The following list of North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. Potentially affected entities may include:

  • Crop production (NAICS code 111).
  • Animal production (NAICS code 112).
  • Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311).
  • Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532).

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 email. 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.

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).

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 has received several applications to register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered pesticide products. Pursuant to the provisions of FIFRA section 3(c)(4), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications. Notice of receipt of these applications does not imply a decision by the Agency on these applications. For actions being evaluated under the Agency's public participation process for registration actions, there will be an additional opportunity for a 30-day public comment period on the proposed decision. Please see the Agency's public participation Web site for additional information on this process (http://www.epa.gov/​pesticides/​regulating/​registration-public-involvement.html). EPA received the following applications to register pesticide products containing an active ingredient not included in any currently registered products:

1. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTI. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Technical product for Manufacturing Use Only. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

2. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTR. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Terrestrial food crops. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

3. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTE. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Turf and Greenhouse/Outdoor Ornamentals. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

4. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTA. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr and Difenoconazole. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Terrestrial food crops. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

5. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTT. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr and Difenoconazole. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Turf. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

6. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUIN. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr and Azoxystrobin. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Terrestrial food crops. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov. Start Printed Page 23560

7. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTU. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr and Azoxystrobin. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Turf. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

8. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTO. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr and Azoxystrobin. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Ornamentals. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

9. EPA File Symbol: 100-RUTL. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0141. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection LLC., P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-8300. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr and Propiconazole. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Terrestrial food crops. Contact: Shaunta Hill, (RD), (703) 347-8961, email address: hill.shaunta@epa.gov.

10. EPA File Symbol: 264-RRAU. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0160. Applicant: Bayer CropScience LP, P.O. Box 12014, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Active ingredient: Streptomyces microflavus strain AQ 6121. Product Type: e.g., Insecticide/Miticide. Proposed Uses: Terrestrial food crops. Contact: Michael Glikes, (BPPD), (703) 305-6231, email address: glikes.michael@epa.gov.

11. EPA File Symbols: 10163-GET and 10163-GEI. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0186. Applicant: Gowan Company, P.O. Box 5569, Yuma, AZ 85366. Active ingredient: Benzobicyclon. Product Type: Herbicide. Proposed Uses: For use only in California: Post-flooding rice paddy fields. Contact: Emily Hartman, (RD), (703) 347-0189, email address: hartman.emily@epa.gov.

12. EPA File Symbols: 71512-ER, 71512-EE, and 71512-EG. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0138. Applicant: ISK Biosciences, 7470 Auburn Road, Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active Ingredient: Isofetamid. Product Type: Fungicide. Proposed Use: Almonds; Lettuce (head and leaf); Small Fruit Vine Climbing, Subgroup 13-07F; Low growing Berry, Subgroup 13-07G; and Rapeseed, Subgroup 20A. Contact: Dominic Schuler, (RD), (703) 347-0260, email address: schuler.dominic@epa.gov.

13. EPA File Symbol: 87978-R. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0099. Applicant: AgBiTech Pty. Ltd., 8 Rocla Court, Glenvale, Queensland, Australia, 4350, c/o MacIntosh Associates, Inc., 1203 Hartford Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55116. Active Ingredient: Helicoverpa zea Nucleopolyhedrovirus. Product Type: Insecticide. Proposed Use: Agriculture (outdoors). Contact : Michael Glikes, (BPPD), (703) 305-6231, email address: glikes.michael@epa.gov.

14. EPA File Symbol: 88347-G. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0862. Applicant: Phyllom LLC, 922 San Leandro Ave., Suite F, Mountain View, CA 94043. Active Ingredient: Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. galleriae strain SDS-502 at 85.0%. Proposed Use: For control of certain beetle pests, including those in the families Buprestidae, Scarabaeidae, and Curculionidae, on ornamentals and select crops for food and animal feed uses in poultry premises. Contact: Jeannine Kausch, (BPPD), (703) 347-8920, email address: kausch.jeannine@epa.gov. Note: In the Federal Register of February 29, 2012 (77 FR 12295)(FRL-9332-8), EPA announced receipt of two other applications to register pesticide products containing this new active ingredient.

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List of Subjects

  • Environmental protection
  • Pesticides and pest
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Dated: April 12, 2013.

Daniel J. Rosenblatt,

Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 2013-09275 Filed 4-18-13; 8:45 am]

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