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Notice of Receipt of Pesticide Products; Registration Applications To Register New Uses

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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. This notice provides the public with an opportunity to comment on the applications.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before January 27, 2014.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number and the EPA Registration Number or EPA File Symbol of interest as shown in the body of this document, 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:

Robert McNally, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) (7511P), telephone number: (703) 305-7090, email address: BPPDFRNotices@epa.gov; or Lois Rossi, Registration Division (RD) (7505P), telephone number: (703) 305-7090, email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov. The mailing address for each contact person is: 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. The division to contact is listed at the end of each application summary.

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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).

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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 applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients. 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 new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients:

1. EPA Registration Numbers: 1021-1795 and 1021-2562. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0659. Applicant: McLauglin Gormley King Company, 8810 Tenth Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55427. Active ingredient: Prallethrin. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed uses: Wide-area applications to control adult mosquitoes on, over, or near agricultural lands. (RD)

2. EPA Registration Numbers: 4787-55, 4787-61, 67760-75, and 67760-120. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0655. Applicant: Cheminova A/S, c/o Cheminova, Inc., 1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209-2510. Active ingredient: Flutriafol. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Cucurbit vegetables, fruiting vegetables, strawberries, tree nuts, and wheat. (RD)

3. EPA Registration Number: 7969-278. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0622. Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Drive, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Saflufenacil. Product type: Herbicide. Proposed uses: Postemergent applications to wheat and barley for dessication/harvest aid treatments. (RD)

4. EPA Registration Numbers: 7969-275, 7969-278, and 7969-297. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0622. Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Drive, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Saflufenacil. Product type: Herbicide. Proposed uses: Grass forage, fodder and hay, including grass grown for seed (Crop Group 17). (RD)

5. EPA Registration Numbers: 7969-283 and 7969-284. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0255. Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Drive, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Metrafenone. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed use: Vegetable, fruiting, Group 8-10. (RD)

6. EPA Registration Number: 84059-15. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0568. Applicant: Marrone Bio Innovations, 2121 Second St., Suite B-107, Davis, CA 95618. Active ingredient: Pseudomonas fluorescens strain CL145A cells and spent fermentation media. Product type: Molluscicide. Proposed uses: Application to listed water bodies and sites for recreational and environmental rehabilitation. (BPPD)

7. EPA Registration File Symbol: 88306-G. Docket ID Numbers: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0277 and EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0278. Applicant: Amy Plato Roberts, Regulatory Consultant, Technology Sciences Group, Inc., 712 Fifth Street, Suite A, Davis, CA 95616, on behalf of Agri-Neo, Inc., 3485 Ashby Saint-Laurent (Quebec), H4R 2K3, Canada. Active ingredient: Tetraacetylethylenediamine (TAED) and its degradation product diacetylethylenediamine (DAED) in and on all food commodities. Product type: Biochemical pesticide and fungicide. Proposed uses: Granular fungicide to control bacterial and fungal pathogens both on greenhouse and field grown fruits and vegetables, row crops, seeds, and ornamentals. (BPPD)

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Pesticides and pest.

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Dated: December 16, 2013.

Lois Rossi,

Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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