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Cancellation of Pesticides for Non-Payment of Year 2014 Registration Maintenance Fees; Summary of Orders Issued

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




Under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the payment of an annual maintenance fee is required to keep pesticide registrations in effect. The fee due last January 15, 2014, has gone unpaid for 199 registrations. If the fee is not paid, the EPA Administrator may cancel these registrations by order and without a hearing; orders to cancel these registrations have been issued.

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Mick Yanchulis, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 347-0237; email address:

Product-specific status inquiries may be made by calling toll-free, 1-800-444-7255.

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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 identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0673, is available at 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​dockets.

Complete lists of registrations canceled for non-payment of the maintenance fee are also available for reference in the OPP Docket.

II. Background

Section 4(i)(5) of FIFRA (7 U.S.C. 136a-1(i)(5)) requires that all pesticide registrants pay an annual registration maintenance fee, due by January 15 of each year, to keep their registrations in effect. This requirement applies to all registrations granted under FIFRA section 3 as well as those granted under FIFRA section 24(c) to meet special local needs. Registrations for which the fee is not paid are subject to cancellation by order and without a hearing.

Under FIFRA, the EPA Administrator may reduce or waive maintenance fees for minor agricultural use pesticides when it is determined that the fee would be likely to cause significant impact on the availability of the pesticide for the use.

In fiscal year 2014, maintenance fees were collected in one billing cycle. In late November of 2013, all holders of either FIFRA section 3 registrations or FIFRA section 24(c) registrations were sent lists of their active registrations, along with forms and instructions for responding. They were asked to identify which of their registrations they wished to maintain in effect, and to calculate and remit the appropriate maintenance fees. Most responses were received by the statutory deadline of January 15. A notice of intent to cancel was sent in April of 2014 to companies who did not respond and to companies who responded, but paid for less than all of their registrations. Since mailing the notices of intent to cancel, EPA has maintained a toll-free inquiry number through which the questions of affected registrants have been answered.

In fiscal year 2014, the Agency has waived the fee for 266 minor agricultural use registrations at the request of the registrants. Maintenance fees have been paid for about 15,999 FIFRA section 3 registrations, or about Start Printed Page 6130597% of the registrations on file in December 2013. Fees have been paid for about 1,746 FIFRA section 24(c) registrations, or about 88% of the total on file in December 2013. Cancellations for non-payment of the maintenance fee affect about 194 FIFRA section 3 registrations and about 5 FIFRA section 24(c) registrations.

The cancellation orders generally permit registrants to continue to sell and distribute existing stocks of the canceled products until January 15, 2015, 1 year after the date on which the fee was due. Existing stocks already in the hands of dealers or users, however, can generally be distributed, sold, or used legally until they are exhausted. Existing stocks are defined as those stocks of a registered pesticide product which are currently in the United States and which have been packaged, labeled, and released for shipment prior to the effective date of the cancellation order.

The exceptions to these general rules are cases where more stringent restrictions on sale, distribution, or use of the products have already been imposed, through special reviews or other Agency actions. These general provisions for disposition of stocks should serve in most cases to cushion the impact of these cancellations while the market adjusts.

III. Listing of Registrations Canceled for Non-Payment

Table 1 of this unit lists all of the FIFRA section 24(c) registrations, and Table 2 of this unit lists all of the FIFRA section 3 registrations which were canceled for non-payment of the 2014 maintenance fee. These registrations have been canceled by order and without hearing. Cancellation orders were sent to affected registrants via certified mail in the past several days. The Agency is unlikely to rescind cancellation of any particular registration unless the cancellation resulted from Agency error.

Table 1—FIFRA Section 24(c) Registrations Cancelled for Non-Payment of 2014 Maintenance Fee

SLN No.Product name
CA-08-0018Beleaf 50 SG Insecticide.
NY-12-0003Tsunami DQ.
OR-10-0007Bird Shield Bird Repellent Concentrate.
SD-98-0005Compound Drc-1339 Concentrate-Staging Areas.

Table 2—FIFRA Section 3 Registrations Cancelled for Non-Payment of 2014 Maintenance Fee

Registration No.Product name
000527-00129D.C. San.
000641-00002Gopher-Go Ag Bait.
000777-00097Twister 2.
000777-00116Suzie Q.
001022-00536Pol-Nu Curap 20.
001270-00204Zep Veto Germicidal Bowl Cleaner.
001769-00374Ancocide 4010.
003546-00041Shoofly Flying Insect Killer.
003573-00056Tide With Bleach II.
003573-00058Gain With Bleach II.
004713-00004Kenya Pyrethrum Extract Crude Concentrate A.
005073-00021Tox-O-Wik II.
007627-00021Stockade Fly Control Mineral Mix.
007627-00022Stockade Fly Control Block.
007627-00026Stockade Fly Control For Horses With Rabon Oral Larvicide.
007687-00003Root Force.
007698-00019Fly Patrol 19.
007698-00020Fly Patrol 4.
007698-00021Rolyx Fescue Mag.
008154-00009Sanamax Swimming Pool Water Disinfectant.
008668-00001Dog Shield.
008730-00073Hercon Disrupt Bio-Flake LBAM.
008730-00076Hercon Disrupt Bio-Tie LBAM.
009198-00118The Andersons Dithiopyr Herbicide I.
009198-00157The Andersons GC Fertilizer Plus 0.029% Bifenthrin.
009198-00159The Andersons Fertilizer Plus O.029% Bifenthrin.
009198-00196The Andersons Golf Products Fertilizer Plus Fungicide Vii.
009198-00224The Andersons GC 0.15% Granular Bifenthrin Insecticide.
009198-00226The Andersons Insect Killer Granules With 0.15% Bifenthrin.
009198-00229Andersons Golf Products Fluid Fungicide.
009198-00232The Andersons Fertilizer Bait Granules Plus 0.058% Bifenthrin.
009198-00243The Andersons Ferti-Bait FA With Distance.
009215-00008All Clear Granular Swimming Pool & Spa Sanitizer.
009404-00081Weed & Feed With 1.28% Atrazine For St. Augustine Lawns.
009404-00093Sunniland Atra-4 St. Augustine Lawn Weed Killer.
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009436-00002Sodium Hypochlorite Solution.
009591-00170Prokill Choice Insecticide.
009608-00002Roach Prufe.
009608-00003Termite Prufe.
009768-00047Iodine Concentrate 20.
009902-00003Disposer Care Garbage Disposer Cleaner & Disinfectant (Sanitizer).
010772-00003Armicarb Sodium Bicarbonate, F.C.C.
011411-00006Leslie's Refillable Chlorinator Cartridge.
011411-00007Leslie's Algi-Kill.
011411-00017Spa Chlor Brite III.
011623-00046Multipurpose Insect Spray.
011930-00001Omego Mist ULV.
011930-00006Pervade Mosquito Larvicide Petroleum Oil.
011930-00007Pyrifos Mist ULV 2 E.C.
011930-00010Pyrifos One Mist ULV E.C.
011930-00014Opti Mist 31-66 ULV.
011930-00016Actiperm 10% E.C. Multi-Purpose Insecticide.
021718-20001Hypochlorite Solution.
033871-20001Sodium Hypochlorite Solution 15.
035896-00019Copper Sulfate Pentahydrate.
042850-00001Results Indoor Insect Killer.
042850-00004Diatect Multipurpose Insecticide II.
042850-00005Diatect Insecticide V.
044446-00069Ppp Flea & Tick Cycleblock Total Release Fogger.
045728-00031Vancide Mz-96.
045849-00001Chlorine Liquified Gas Under Pressure.
046043-00015Swimming Pool Chlorinating Shock.
046923-00012Coppercide 50.
049403-00014Nipacide X.
049403-00020Nipa Bit Press Paste.
049403-00026Nipacide Bit 10.
050675-00002Pink Boll Worm Pheromone Technical.
051934-00007Liquid Ant Killer Bait.
053053-00009Bioshield 50.
053053-00010Bioshield 150.
053053-00011Envirosystems Proshield 3651 I.
053053-00012Envirosystems Proshield 3651 D.
054382-00003Taktic E.C.
055195-00003Coldcide 0.25%.
056362-00004Sodium Hypochlorite—12.5.
058035-00016Ceannard Diuron 80DF.
058035-00018Ceannard Diuron/Bromacil 80DF.
058035-00019Ceannard Bromacil 80DF.
058185-00005Koban 30.
058185-00032Duosan Broad Spectrum Contact Ornamental Fungicide.
058880-0000312.5% Sodium Hypochlorite Solution.
059074-00005Superchlor 7.
059807-00007Marathon 1% Granular.
059807-00008Marathon 60 WP.
060061-00011Pettit Marine Paint Premium Line Super Premium Performance Antifouling.
060061-00015Woolsey/Z*Spar Super Tox Anti-Fouling Finish B-71 Blue.
060061-00030Wood Treat MB Concentrate.
060061-00044Pettit Marine Paint Anti-Fouling 1636 Red Yacht Copper.
060061-00081Acp-60 Ablative Copper Polymer Antifouling Bottom Paint.
060061-00088Sscc-3359 Sap Stain Control Concentrate.
060061-00093Double Diamond Sapstain Control Chemical.
060061-00105Woodlife Ii Stain And Wood Preservative.
062498-00005Pool Pride 80z Chlorinating Sticks.
062575-00006Biestergard Captan 50-WP.
065458-00006Plato Industries Pest Strip.
065615-00003Scoot Tm Squirrel.
066338-00001Sodium Hypochlorite Solution.
067071-00053Acticide Mkw1.
067470-00006Ethylene Oxide.
067470-00007Ethylene Oxide 100 R.
067470-00008Oxyfume 2000.
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067470-00009Oxyfume 2002.
067517-00054Permethrin Wettable Powder Packet.
067771-00001Moss-Kil Roof Strip.
068543-00038Bengal Insecticide Concentrate 5.
068849-20001Sodium Hypochlorite Solution.
068868-00003Surcide ICP-A.
068934-00001Aqua Select Water Filter.
069361-00028Topdog 41% Plus.
069361-00029Pendim Weed And Feed.
069361-00031Pendim 3.3 EC Herbicide.
069361-00032Pendim H20 Herbicide.
069361-00034Triclopyr Butoxyethyl Ester Technical.
069361-00042Repar Fipronil Technical.
069587-00003Timbercote 2000a.
070369-00001Microstat 2.
070567-00002Sodium Hypochlorite Solution (12.5%).
070585-00002Larvadex 2sl.
070778-00001Squirrel Away.
071065-00002Companion Dry Concentrate Biological Fungicide.
071218-00001Genesis Xtra.
072159-00002Imidapro 2SC Systemic Insecticide.
072637-00002Green Screen Powder Animal Repellent.
072790-00001Pin Nip 2EC.
072852-00003Electrolite 25.
072852-00004Electrolite 31.
072897-00001Triosyn T50.
072897-00002Triosyn T50 Powder.
073748-00003Kontrol 2-2.
074843-00004Insect Shield Concentrate 15D.
074943-00001Mega-Lure 3000.
075341-00006Osmose Flurods.
075512-00001Ebiox Trukleen Wipes.
075630-00001Zinc Borate.
079442-00010Exosex C.
079442-00012Exosex OF.
079533-00004Coleman Insect Repellent.
081910-00003Casacide T200.
081974-00001Gasco Sanitizing Solution.
082539-00002Bug Candle.
083222-00011Lambda-Cy Ag Gold.
083529-00007Sharda Imidacloprid 75 WP Ag.
083529-00008Sharda Imidacloprid 75 WP T&O Insecticide.
083529-00009Sharda Imidacloprid 75 WP PCO Insecticide.
083529-00029Tebu 45DF.
084059-00005Moi-401 EP.
084888-00001Nivalis Technical.
085125-00002Attractive Toxic Sugar Bait.
085724-00002Aako Chlorpyrifos Technical.
086461-00001Glyphosate 41%.
086461-00006Mepiquat Chloride 4.2%.
086461-00015Lambda-Cyhalothrin 13% EC Insecticide.
086516-00001Bug Blockade Insecticide.
086868-00001Phortress Fungicide.
086871-00001Kill Fleas Dead.
087273-00003Tri Pro Tabs.
087290-00006Willowood Glyphonator 41%.
087290-00014Willowood Imidacloprid 4SC.
087290-00015Willowood Glyphosate 4.
087290-00021Willowood Imidacloprid 2SC.
087290-00023Willowood Glyphosate 41%.
088211-00001BC 250.
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088800-00002Appox-D 3000.
089016-00002Lag 2.
089016-00003Lag 3.
089016-00004Lag 4.
089016-00005Lag 5.
089466-00001Classic Pools Chlorine Solution.
089557-00001Green Label.

IV. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

The effective date of cancellation will be the date of the cancellation order. The orders effecting these requested cancellations will generally permit a registrant to sell or distribute existing stocks until January 15, 2015, 1 year after the date on which the fee was due.

Existing stocks are those stocks of registered pesticide products which are currently in the United States and which have been packaged, labeled, and released for shipment prior to the effective date of the cancellation order. Unless the provisions of an earlier order apply, existing stocks already in the hands of dealers or users can be distributed, sold, or used legally until they are exhausted, provided that such further sale and use comply with the EPA-approved label and labeling of the affected product. Exception to these general rules will be made in specific cases when more stringent restrictions on sale, distribution, or use of the products or their ingredients have already been imposed, as in a special review action, or where the Agency has identified significant potential risk concerns associated with a particular chemical.

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Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.

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Dated: September 22, 2014.

Jack Housenger,

Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.

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[FR Doc. 2014-24253 Filed 10-9-14; 8:45 am]