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Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of request for amendments by registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any request in the Federal Register.

DATES:

The deletions in Table 1 of Unit II, are effective July 18, 2014, because the registrants requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period, unless the Agency receives a written withdrawal request on or before July 18, 2014. The Agency will consider a written withdrawal request postmarked no later than July 18, 2014. The deletions in Table 2 of Unit II, are effective December 15, 2014, unless the Agency receives a written withdrawal request on or before December 15, 2014. The Agency will consider a written withdrawal request postmarked no later than December 15, 2014.

Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant in Table 1 of Unit II, before July 18, 2014, for the registrants that requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period. Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant in Table 2 of Unit II, before December 15, 2014.

ADDRESSES:

Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0392, by one of the following methods:

  • 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.html.

Additional instructions on 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:

Christopher Green, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; main telephone number: (703) 347-0367; email address: green.christopher@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. Although this action may be of particular interest to persons who produce or use pesticides, 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 ID number EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0392, is available either electronically through http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the OPP Docket in the Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton 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 receipt by the Agency of applications from registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. These registrations are listed in Table 1 & Table 2 of this unit by registration number, product name, active ingredient, and specific uses deleted:

Table 1—Requests for Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations

EPA registration No.Product nameActive ingredientDelete from label
279-9562Iprodione TechnicalIprodioneRice covering.
279-9564Rovral 4 Flowable FungicideIprodioneRice covering.
279-9565Rovral 4 Flowable FungicideIprodioneRice covering.
279-9566Rovral WG FungicideIprodioneRice covering.
279-9567Rovral 50 SP FungicideIprodioneRice covering.
279-9569Rovral Brand 75WG FungicideIprodioneRice covering.
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19713-600Pendimethalin TechnicalPendimethalinAlfalfa, Corn (Field, Pop, Sweet), Garlic, Onions (Dry bulb, Green, Welsh), Peanuts, Sorghum (Grain), Sugarcane & Sunflower.
67690-22Profile 2SC Tree and Turf Growth RegulatorPaclobutrazolTurf in parks.
67690-56SP5114Paclobutrazol & Trinexapac-ethylTurf in parks.
80697-4Tide Paclo 2SCPaclobutrazolPark turfgrass.
82534-4Glufosinate 280 SL HerbicideGlufosinateCanola, Field corn, Silage corn, Soybeans, Burndown on soybeans, Corn, Cotton, & Soybean seed propagation.
83520-26Biscayne HerbicideSodium bentazonResidential uses.

Users of these products in Table 1 of this unit, who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before July 18, 2014, because the registrants requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period, to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 30-day period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency's approval of the deletion.

Table 2—Requests for Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations

EPA registration no.Product nameActive ingredientDelete from label
279-9568Iprodione 50.0%IprodioneRice covering.
400-95Omite TechnicalPropargiteNon-bearing avocado use.

Users of these products in Table 2 of this unit, who desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before December 15, 2014, to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 180-day period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with registrants prior to the Agency's approval of the deletion.

Table 3 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for all registrants of the products listed in Table 1 & Table 2 of this unit, in sequence by EPA company number.

Table 3—Registrants Requesting Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations

EPA company No.Company name and address
279FMC Corp. Agricultural Products Group, 1735 Market Street, RM 1978, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
400Chemtura Corporation, 199 Benson Road, Middlebury, CT 06749.
19713Drexel Chemical Company, 1700 Channel Avenue, P.O. Box 13327, Memphis, TN 38113-0327.
67690Sepro Corporation, 11550 N. Meridian Street., Suite 600, Carmel, IN 46032-4565.
80697Zhejiang Tide CropScience Co., Ltd., 4110 136th St. NW., Gig Harbor, WA 98332.
82534Summit Agro North America Holding Corp., 300 Madison Avenue, Floor 4, New York, NY 10017-6288.
83520Tacoma AG, LLC, 115 Obtuse Hill Road, Brookfield, CT 06804.

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 amended to delete one or more uses. The 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, the EPA Administrator may approve such a request.

IV. Procedures for Withdrawal of Request

Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for use deletion must submit the withdrawal in writing to Christopher Green using the methods in ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests postmarked no later than July 18, 2014, for the requests that the registrants requested to waive the 180-day comment period and not later than December 15, 2014, for the requests with a 180-day comment period.

V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

The Agency has authorized the registrants to sell or distribute product under the previously approved labeling for a period of 18 months after approval of the revision, unless other restrictions have been imposed, as in special review actions.

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

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Dated: May 29, 2014.

Michael Hardy,

Acting Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 2014-14113 Filed 6-17-14; 8:45 am]

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