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Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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 the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). This cancellation order follows a November 20, 2013 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 November 20, 2013 notice, EPA indicated that it would issue an order implementing the cancellations, unless the Agency received substantive comments within the 30-day comment period that would merit its further review of these requests, or unless the registrants withdrew their requests. The Agency did not receive any comments on the notice. However, the Agency did receive notice via letter dated December 18, 2013 from the registrant Nufarm Americas Inc. to withdraw their voluntary cancellation request for products EPA Reg. Nos. 33688-2 (Nufarm S.A. Technical Butralin) and EPA Reg. No. 33688-4 (Tamex 3EC). Accordingly, EPA hereby issues in this notice a cancellation order granting the requested withdrawals and 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. In addition, for pertinent information relating to the pesticide registrations for ME030004 and ME980001 as published in the November 20, 2013 notice, see Unit II. of this notice.

DATES:

The cancellations are effective March 13, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

John W. Pates, Jr., Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8195; email address: pates.john@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. Since others also may be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-1017, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory Public Docket (OPP Docket) in the Start Printed Page 14248Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), EPA West Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPP Docket is (703) 305-5805. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/​dockets.

II. What action is the agency taking?

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

The Agency also received notice via letter dated December 18, 2013 from the registrant Nufarm Americas Inc. to withdraw their voluntary cancellation request for products EPA Reg. No. 33688-2 (Nufarm S.A. Technical Butralin) and EPA Reg. No. 33688-4 (Tamex 3EC). Thus, these registrations have been removed from this cancellation order notice. In addition, pesticide registration numbers ME030004 and ME980001 and its contents have been removed from the listing in Table 1. EPA inadvertently listed the pesticide product names Glypro and RH-5992 2F Experimental Insecticide for pesticide registration numbers ME030004 and ME980001, respectively, in the Federal Register of November 20, 2013 (78 FR 69666) (FRL 9902-40). Therefore, this action excludes pesticide registration numbers ME030004 and ME980001 from cancellation at this time. EPA will reissue pesticide product numbers ME030004 and ME980001 for voluntary cancellation in a future Federal Register notice.

Table 1—Product Cancellations

EPA Registration No.Product nameChemical name
000264-00619Desmedipham TechnicalDesmedipham.
000264-00620Betanex HerbicideDesmedipham.
000264-00621Betamix HerbicidePhenmedipham, Desmedipham.
000264-00632Betamix ProgressPhenmedipham, Desmedipham, Ethofumesate.
000264-00640TPTH TechnicalFentin hydroxide.
000264-00780Fenhexamid 50 WDGFenhexamid.
000264-00785Fenhexamid TechnicalFenhexamid.
000264-00851Betanal FortePhenmedipham, Desmedipham.
000264-00853Betanal CompactDesmedipham.
000264-00854Betanal Power HerbicidePhenmedipham, Desmedipham, Ethofumesate.
000270-00348Adams Caniderm MistMGK 264, Piperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins (NO INERT USE).
000432-01378Imidacloprid 0.72% + Cyfluthrin 0.72% Concentrate InsecticideImidacloprid, Cyfluthrin.
002724-00467Sandoz 9412 Mousse (Light)Piperonyl Butoxide, S-Methoprene, Pyrethrins (NO INERT USE).
004787-00054Cheminova Nicosulfuron TechnicalNicosulfuron.
005481-00211PCNB 10% Granules Soil FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00212PCNB 2-E Liquid Emulsifiable ConcentratePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00214PCNB Soil & Turf Liquid DrenchPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00215PCNB 2LF Liquid FlowablePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00442PCNB Flowable RTU Seed ProtectantPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00443PCNB 2 Flowable Turf & Ornamental Soil FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00444PCNB 10G Turf & Ornamental Soil FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00445PCNB ST Liquid Flowable Seed Treatment FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00450PCNB 20% WDG Soil FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00464Parflo 6FPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00465Par-FloPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00471Win-Flo 6FPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-00472Parflo 4FPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08982Terraclor 2ECPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08984Terraclor 10% Granular Soil FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08985Greenback Lawn FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08986Turfcide Emulsifiable FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08987Terraclor Super X EmulsifiablePentachloronitrobenzene & Etridiazole.
005481-08991Terraclor Flowable FungicidePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08993Terraclor Super X 18.8GPentachloronitrobenzene & Etridiazole.
005481-08994Turfcide 15GPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08995Terraclor 15GPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08997Terrazan 24% Emulsifiable ConcentratePentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-08998Turfcide WDGPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-09033Gustafson Terra-Coat L-205NPentachloronitrobenzene & Etridiazole.
005481-09035Gustafson Terra-Coat LT-2NPentachloronitrobenzene.
005481-09039Trigran-S Seed ProtectorPentachloronitrobenzene.
005785-00042Brom-O-Gas 2%Methyl bromide (NO INERT USE) & Chloropicrin.
010163-00228Mesurol ProMethiocarb.
010163-00229Mesurol 75% ConcentrateMethiocarb.
010163-00232Mesurol 2% Bait For Homeowner UseMethiocarb.
010163-00252Mesurol 75 WDGMethiocarb.
010466-00037Ultra-Fresh 15Diiodomethyl p-tolyl sulfone.
044446-00077Hub States A-20 Procide InsecticidePiperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins (NO INERT USE).
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044446-00078V-230MGK 264, Piperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins (NO INERT USE).
047000-00102CT Crack And CreviceMGK 264, Piperonyl Butoxide, Propoxur, Pyrethrins (NO INERT USE).
047000-00165R & M Aqueous Residual Flea & Tick #1Permethrin, Pyrethins (NO INERT USE).
047000-00166R+M Flea And Tick Dip #1MGK 264, Piperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrins (NO INERT USE).
053883-00270CSI Gamma-Cyhalothrin Synergized Topical Insecticide Pour-OnPiperonyl Butoxide, Gamma-Cyhalothrin.
061282-00055BioSentry 904Alkyl* dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride *(61% C12, 23% C14, 11% C16, 2.5% C18 2.5% C10 and trace of C8), Alkyl* dimethyl benzyl ammonium chloride *(50%C14, 40%C12, 10%C16), 1-Decanaminium, N-decyl-N,N-dimethyl-, chloride and Tributyltin oxide (NO INERT USE).
061282-00058Tributyl Tin OxideTributyltin Oxide (NO INERT USE).
062719-00299FrontrowCloransulam-methyl, Flumetsulam.
070506-00086Agvalue DesmediphamDesmedipham.
070506-00087DESDesmedipham.
CA-040025Riverdale Endurance HerbicideProdiamine.
MN-010003Treflan H.F.P.Trifluralin.
MN-100004Treflan H.F.P.Trifluralin.
WA-010015Betamix HerbicidePhenmedipham, Desmedipham.

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 Canceled Products

EPA Company No.Company name and address
264 WA-010015Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12014, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.
270Farnam Companies, Inc., 301 West Osborn Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013.
432Bayer Environmental Science, A Division of Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Drive, P.O. Box 12014, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.
2724Wellmark International, 1501 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 200 West, Schaumburg, IL 60173.
4787Cheminova A/ S, Agent: Cheminova Inc., 1600 Wilson Blvd. Suite 700, Arlington, VA 22209.
5481Amvac Chemical Corporation, 4695 MacArthur Court, Suite 1250, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
5785Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, (A Chemtura Company), 1801 Highway 52 West, P.O. Box 2200, West Lafayette, IN 47906.
10163Gowan Company, P.O. Box 5569, Yuma, AZ 85366.
10466Thomson Research Associates, Agent: Laird's Regulatory Consultants Inc., Shenstone Est. 17804 Braemar Pl., Leesburg, VA 20176-7046.
44446Questvapco Corporation, P.O. Box 624, Brenham, TX 77834.
47000Chem-Tech, LTD., 4515 Fleur Dr. #303, Des Moines, IA 50321.
53883Control Solutions, Inc., 5903 Genoa-Red Bluff Road, Pasadena, TX 77507-1041.
61282Hacco, Inc., 110 Hopkins Drive, Randolph, WI 53956-1316.
62719, MN-010003, MN-100004Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Rd. 308/ 2E, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054.
70506United Phosphorus, Inc., 630 Freedom Business Center, Suite 402, King of Prussia, PA 19406.
CA-040025Nufarm SA, Agent: Nufarm Americas, Inc., 4020 Aerial Center Pkwy. Suite 101, Morrisville, NC 27560.

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

During the public comment period provided, EPA received no comments in response to the November 20, 2013 Federal Register notice announcing the Agency's receipt of the requests for voluntary cancellations of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II.

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 the subject of this notice is March 13, 2014. 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 Start Printed Page 14250amended 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 issue of November 20, 2013 (78 FR 69666) (FRL-9902-40). The comment period closed on December 20, 2013.

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.

A. For Products (044446-00077 and 044446-00078)

The registrant may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of these products listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until September 9, 2015. Thereafter, the registrant is 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.

B. For Product (000264-00621)

The registrant may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of this product listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until November 20, 2018. Thereafter, the registrant is prohibited from selling or distributing product listed in Table 1, except for export in accordance with FIFRA section 17, or proper disposal. Persons other than the registrant may sell, distribute, or use existing stocks of product 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 product.

C. For all Other Products Identified in Table 1 of Unit II

The registrants may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until March 13, 2015, which is 1-year after the publication of the Cancellation Order in the Federal Register. 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: March 5, 2014.

Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,

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

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[FR Doc. 2014-05388 Filed 3-12-14; 8:45 am]

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