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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 May 20, 2014 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 May 20, 2014 Federal Register 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 received comments on the May 20, 2014 Federal Register notice but none merited its further review of the requests. 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 cancellation order, including any existing stocks provisions.

DATES:

The cancellations are effective August 6, 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 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. Start Printed Page 45799

II. What action is the Agency taking?

This notice announces the cancellation, as requested by registrants, of products registered under FIFRA section 3 (7 U.S.C. 136a). These registrations are listed in sequence by registration number in Table 1 of this unit.

Table 1—Product Cancellations

EPA Registration No.Product nameChemical name
000264-00805Thiacloprid Technical InsecticideThiacloprid
000264-00806Calypso 4 Flowable InsecticideThiacloprid
000352-00593Accent Gold HerbicideClopyralid, nicosulfuron, rimsulfuron, and flumetsulam
000352-00612DuPont Accent Gold WDG HerbicideClopyralid, nicosulfuron, rimsulfuron, and flumetsulam
000352-00792DuPont DPX-KJM44 80XP Turf HerbicideAminocyclopyrachlor methyl ester
000352-00794DuPont DPX-MAT28 50SG Turf HerbicideAminocyclopyrachlor
000352-00797DuPont DPX-KJM44 0.064G Turf Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor methyl ester
000352-00800DuPont DPX-KJM44 0.073G Lawn Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor methyl ester
000352-00803DuPont DPX-KJM44 0.053G Lawn Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor methyl ester
000352-00804DuPont DPX-KJM44 0.049G Lawn Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor methyl ester
000352-00807DuPont DPX-KJM44 0.033G Lawn Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor methyl ester
000352-00811DuPont DPX-KJM44 0.02G Lawn Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor methyl ester
000352-00813DuPont DPX-MAT28 0.05G Turf Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor
000352-00814DuPont DPX-MAT28 0.03G Turf Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor
000352-00815DuPont DPX-MAT28 0.068G Lawn Herbicide + FertilizerAminocyclopyrachlor
000432-01362Premise 0.5 SCImidacloprid
000464-00662S.S.T. Sump Saver Tablets2-(hydroxymethyl)-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol
001270-00255Zep Flush 'N Kill DMS-bioallethrin and deltamethrin
001448-00379Busan 2020FPoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl dichloride)
001448-00380Busan 2020Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl dichloride)
001448-00396WSKTPoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl dichloride); 5-chloro-2-methyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone; and 2-methyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone
001448-00397Busan 1174Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl dichloride); 5-chloro-2-methyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone; and 2-methyl-3(2H)-isothiazolone
001448-00400PCA 10Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl(dimethylimino)-1,2-ethanediyl dichloride)
008033-00012Equinox HerbicideTepraloxydim
008033-00013BAS 620 H MUPTepraloxydim
010163-00279Milbemectin Technical Miticide/InsecticideMilbemectin (A mixture of >=70% milbemycin A4, and <=30% milbemycin A3)
010163-00280Ultiflora Miticide/InsecticideMilbemectin (A mixture of >=70% milbemycin A4, and <=30% milbemycin A3)
028293-00167Unicorn Residual House and Carpet SprayBioallethrin, MGK 264 and permethrin
028293-00192Unicorn House and Carpet Spray #5Bioallethrin, MGK 264, piperonyl butoxide, and esfenvalerate
028293-00196Unicorn House and Carpet Spray #6Bioallethrin, MGK 264, piperonyl butoxide, and esfenvalerate
028293-00332Unicorn Flying & Crawling Insect Killer IVS-bioallethrin and deltamethrin
028293-00334Unicorn Flying & Crawling Insect Killer VS-bioallethrin and deltamethrin
028293-00336Unicorn Flying & Crawling Insect Killer IIIS-bioallethrin and deltamethrin
054382-00003Taktic Emulsifiable Concentrate Miticide/InsecticideAmitraz
066330-00295Iprodione Technical 97.5%Iprodione
066330-00329Iprodione Technical 98%Iprodione
067071-00053Acticide MKW 1Octhilinone; carbamic acid; butyl-, 3-iodo-2- propynyl ester; and diuron
070627-00071Raid Institutional Flying Insect Killerd-allethrin, phenothrin, and tetramethrin
071368-00062Assert HerbicideImazamethabenz
071368-00063Assert Herbicide TechnicalImazamethabenz
075630-00001Zinc BorateZinc borate (3ZnO, 2B03, 3.5H2O; mw 434.66)
083558-00020Mepiquat Chloride TechnicalMepiquat chloride
085678-00027Iprodione TechnicalIprodione
087290-00014Willowood Imidacloprid 4SCImidacloprid
087290-00021Willowood Imidacloprid 2SCImidacloprid
ME030004Accord ConcentrateGlyphosate-isopropylammonium
ME980001Confirm 2F InsecticideTebufenozide
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The allethrin series of pyrethroid insecticides includes the Product Chemical (PC) codes for: Bioallethrin (004003), esbiol (004004), esbiothrin (004007, formerly 004003/004004), and pynamin forte (004005). The technical registrants for the allethrins, Sumitomo Chemical Company Limited (Sumitomo) and Valent BioSciences Corporation (Valent), cancelled all of the allethrins technical products effective September 30, 2015, and cancelled their allethrins end-use product registrations effective December 31, 2016. Because the allethrins technical products have been cancelled, several other registrants for allethrins end-use products listed in this notice have requested cancellation with dates consistent with those specified for the Valent and Sumitomo allethrins end-use products. The cancellation of the end-use products listed in Table 2 of this unit are effective December 31, 2016.

Table 2—Product Cancellations for Allethrin End-Use Products Effective December 31, 2016

EPA Registration No.Product nameChemical name
000004-00461Bonide Crawling Insect KillerDeltamethrin and S-bioallethrin
000498-00167SprayPak Ant & Roach Killer Formula 2 With EsfenvalerateBioallethrin, MGK 264, piperonyl butoxide, and esfenvalerate
000498-00192Champion Sprayon Flying & Crawling Insect Killer Formula IIS-Bioallethrin and deltamethrin
000499-00362Whitmire PT 515 Wasp-Freeze Wasp and Hornet KillerBioallethrin and phenothrin
003095-00026PIC Mosquito Repellent Coilsd-Allethrin
004822-00283Raid House and Garden Bug Killer Formula 7d-Allethrin and phenothrin
004822-00284Raid Formula 5 Flying Insect Killerd-Allethrin, piperonyl butoxide, and phenothrin
004822-00469Repellent LMOd-Allethrin
004822-00501Snake IIBioallethrin
004822-00578H7A-USTetramethrin, phenothrin, and d-allethrin
004822-00580H7A-US HGTetramethrin, phenothrin, and d-allethrin
006218-00043Summit Mistocide-BS-bioallethrin, MGK 264, and piperonyl butoxide
009688-00256Chemsico Aerosol Insecticide DSS-bioallethrin and deltamethrin
009688-00306TAT Roach & Ant With Residual Action 2491Bioallethrin, MGK 264, piperonyl butoxide, and esfenvalerate
010807-00437Konk Insecticide FoamBioallethrin, MGK 264, and permethrin
070385-00004Microban X-590 Institutional SprayBioallethrin, MGK 264, o-phenylphenol (No inert use), piperonyl butoxide, and benzenemethanaminium, N,N-dimethyl-N-(2-(2-(4-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl) phenoxy)ethoxy)ethyl)-, chloride

Table 3 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for all registrants of the products in Table 1 and Table 2 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 3—Registrants of Cancelled Products

EPA Company No.Company name and address
4Bonide Products, Inc. Agent: Registrations By Design, Inc., P.O. Box 1019, Salem, VA 24153-3805
264Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Dr., P.O. Box 12014, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
352E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Company (S300/419), 1007 Market St., Wilmington, DE 19898-0001
432Bayer Environmental Science, A Division of Bayer CropScience LP, 2 T.W. Alexander Dr., P.O. Box 12014, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
464The Dow Chemical Co., Agent: The Dow Chemical Company, 100 Larkin Center, 1650 Joseph Dr., Midland, MI 48674
498Chase Products Co., Putting The Best At Your Fingertips, P.O. Box 70, Maywood, IL 60153
499Whitmire Micro-Gen Research Laboratories, Inc., Agent: BASF Corporation, 3568 Tree Court Industrial Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63122-6682
1270Zep, Inc., 1310 Seaboard Industrial Blvd., Atlanta, GA 30318
1448Buckman Laboratories, Inc., 1256 North McLean Blvd., Memphis, TN 38108
3095PIC Corporation, Agent: Product & Regulatory Associates, LLC, P.O. Box 1683, Voorhees, NJ 08043-9998
4822S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., 1525 Howe St., Racine, WI 53403
6218Summit Chemical Co., Summit Responsible Solutions, 235 S. Kresson St., Baltimore, MD 21224
8033Nippon Soda Co., LTD, Agent: Nisso America, Inc., 88 Pine St., 14th Floor, New York, NY 10005
9688Chemsico, A Division of United Industries Corp., P.O. Box 142642, St. Louis, MO 63114-0642
10163Gowan Co., P.O. Box 5569, Yuma, AZ 85366-5569
10807Amrep, Inc., 990 Industrial Park Dr., Marietta, GA 30062
28293Phaeton Corp., D/B/A Unicorn Laboratories, Agent: Registrations By Design, Inc., P.O. Box 1019, Salem, VA 24153
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54382Intervet, Inc., D/B/A Merck Animal Health, 556 Morris Ave., S5-2145A, Summit, NJ 07901
66330Arysta LifeScience North America, LLC 15401 Weston Parkway, Suite 150 Cary, NC 27513
67071Thor GmbH, Agent: Thor Specialties, Inc., 50 Waterview Dr., Shelton, CT 06484
70385ProRestore Products, Agent: Lewis & Harrison, LLC, 122 C St. NW., Suite 505, Washington, DC 20001
70627Diversey, Inc., 8310-16th St., MS 707, Sturtevant, WI 53177
71368Nufarm, Inc., Agent: Nufarm Americas, Inc., 4020 Aerial Center Parkway, Suite 1013, Morrisville, NC 27560
75630Royce Associates, LP, 35 Carlton Ave., East Rutherford, NJ 07073
83558Celsius Property B.V., Amsterdam (NL), Neuhausen A. RHF Branch, Agent: Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc., 3120 Highwoods Blvd., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27604
85678RedEagle International, LLC, Agent: Wagner Regulatory Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 640, Hockessin, DE 19707-0640
87290Willowood, LLC, Agent: Wagner Regulatory Associates, Inc., P.O. Box 640, Hockessin, DE 19707-0640
ME030004, ME980001Dow AgroSciences, LLC, 9330 Zionsville Rd., 308/2E Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054

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

During the public comment period, EPA received three comments. One of the comments received was submitted by the registrant Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. c/o Nisso America, Inc. (Nisso) that explained the importance for maintaining the existing tepraloxydim tolerances for importation purposes through 2018. This request does not pertain to the voluntary cancellation of the registrant's products (008033-00012 and 008033-00013), which have never been marketed in the United States.

The two remaining comments received pertained to pesticide concerns in general. These two comments did not contain information about any specific product cancellation request. For these reasons, the Agency does not believe that the three comments submitted during the comment period, which referenced importation tolerances and general pesticide concerns, merit further review or a denial of the requests for voluntary cancellation.

IV. Cancellation Order

Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f) (7 U.S.C. 136d(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 August 6, 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. are a violation of FIFRA.

V. What is the Agency's authority for taking this action?

Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA (7 U.S.C. 136d(f)(1)) 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 May 20, 2014 (79 FR 28920) (FRL-9909-40). The comment period closed on June 19, 2014.

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. All Products in Table 1 of Unit II. except 000264-00806, 008033-00012, 008033-00013, 054382-00003, 067071-00053, 071368-00062, 087290-00014, 087290-00021)

The registrants may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until August 6, 2015, which is 1 year after the publication of this cancellation order in the Federal Register. Thereafter, the registrants are prohibited from selling or distributing products listed in Table 1 of Unit II., except for export in accordance with FIFRA section 17 (7 U.S.C. 136o), 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. Product 000264-00806

In a letter to the Agency, the registrant had requested to voluntarily cancel all of its current thiacloprid product and domestic use registrations. In doing so, the registrant requested an 18- month time period to sell and distribute existing stocks of this product. The registrant may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of product listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until Monday, February 8, 2016, which is 1 year and 6 months after the publication of this cancellation order in the Federal Register. Thereafter, the registrant is prohibited from selling or distributing product listed in Table 1 of Unit II., 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. Product 071368-00062

The registrant may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of product containing imazamethabenz listed in Table 1 of Unit II. until December 31, 2015. Thereafter, registrants, and persons other than the registrants, are prohibited from selling or distributing product containing imazamethabenz listed in Table 1 of Unit II., except for export in accordance with FIFRA section 17, or proper disposal. Existing stocks of product containing imazamethabenz already in the hands of Start Printed Page 45802users can be used legally until such 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.

D. Products 008033-00012, 008033-00013, 054382-00003, 067071-00053, 087290-00014 and 087290-00021

Registrants have indicated to the Agency via letter and/or written response that due to the last manufacturing date, distribution date, or the absence of marketing in the United States no existing stocks provisions are necessary for them to sell and distribute their product(s).

Registrants are prohibited from selling or distributing products listed in Table 1 of Unit II., 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.

E. End-Use Products Listed in Table 2 of Unit II.

The registrants may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of products listed in Table 2 of Unit II. until December 31, 2016. Thereafter, as of January 1, 2017, registrants are prohibited from selling or distributing products listed in Table 2 of Unit II., except for export in accordance with FIFRA section 17, or proper disposal. Persons other than registrants are allowed to sell, distribute, or use existing stocks of product listed in Table 2 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.

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Administrative practice and procedure, Pesticides and pests.

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Dated: July 23, 2014.

Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,

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

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