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Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Uses

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




EPA has received applications to register new uses for pesticide products containing currently registered active ingredients. Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these applications.


Comments must be received on or before November 13, 2018.


Submit your comments, identified by the Docket Identification (ID) Number and the File Symbol or EPA Registration Number of interest as shown in the body of this document, by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: 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/Start Printed Page 51679DC), (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​dockets/​contacts.html.

Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at​dockets.

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Robert McNally, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), main telephone number: (703) 305-7090, email address:; or Michael Goodis, Registration Division (7505P), main telephone number: (703) 305-7090, email address: 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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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 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 preparing and submitting your comments, see the commenting tips at​dockets/​comments.html.

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) (7 U.S.C. 136a(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.

III. New Uses

1. EPA Registration Numbers: 62719-631, 62719-623, and 62719-625. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0599. Applicant: Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054 Active ingredient: Sulfoxaflor. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed uses: Rice, avocado, first residential use (ornamentals), commercial ornamentals (tree farms and plantations), and greenhouses. Contact: RD.

2. EPA Registration Numbers: 71711-4, 71711-18, 71711-19, 71711-40. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0162. Applicant: Nichino America, Inc., 4550 Linden Hill Rd, Suite 501, Wilmington, DE 19808 Active ingredient: Fenpyroximate. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Banana; blackeyed pea, succulent shelled; broad bean, succulent shelled; bushberry subgroup 13-07B; caneberry subgroup 13-07A; chickpea, succulent shelled; cottonseed subgroup 20C; cowpea, succulent shelled; crowder pea, succulent shelled; goa bean, pods, succulent shelled; lablab bean, succulent shelled; leaf petiole vegetable subgroup 22B; lima bean, succulent shelled; nut, tree group 14-12; southern pea, succulent shelled; soybean, edible, succulent shelled; squash/cucumber subgroup 9B; succulent bean, succulent shelled; and velvet bean, succulent shelled. Contact: RD.

3. EPA File Symbol: 89459-RNA. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0547. Applicant: Central Garden & Pet Company; 1501 East Woodfield Road, Suite 200 West; Schaumburg, IL 60173. Active ingredient: Acetamiprid. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Spot-on product for the control of fleas and ticks on cats and kittens. Contact: RD.

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

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Dated: October 1, 2018.

Delores Barber,

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

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[FR Doc. 2018-22255 Filed 10-11-18; 8:45 am]