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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 April 17, 2019.


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/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​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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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 Start Printed Page 9782must 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 Number: 524-617. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0260. Applicant: Monsanto Company, 1300 I St. NW, Suite 450 East, Washington, DC 20052. Active ingredient: Dicamba. Product type: Herbicide. Proposed use: Corn, grain; corn, stover; corn, forage). Contact: RD.

2. EPA Registration Numbers: 1021-1771, 1021-1772, 1021-2560, 1021-2616. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0579. Applicant: McLaughlin (MGK). Active ingredient: Pyrethrin. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed Uses: Bananas, plantains and tobacco on growing crops and bananas and plantains as a post-harvest dip. Contact: RD.

3. EPA File Symbol: 6704-OL. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0847. Applicant: United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Arlington Square Building, MS 725, Washington DC, 20240. Active ingredient: Carbon dioxide. Product type: Piscicide. Proposed Use: To remove nuisance fish species from ponds and lakes (under ice application) and in tributaries as a chemical barrier to prevent invasion of Asian carp into the Great Lakes. Contact: RD.

4. EPA Registration Numbers: 8033-20; 8033-23; 8033-36; 8033-95; 8033-106. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0784. Applicant: Nippon Soda Co. Ltd., 88 Pine Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10005. Active ingredient: Acetamiprid. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed Use: Tropical & subtropical fruit subgroup 24B; stone fruit group 12-12; tree nut group 14-12; rapeseed subgroup 20A; cottonseed subgroup 20C; leafy vegetable group 4-16; brassica head & stem vegetable group 5-16; leaf petiole vegetable subgroup 22B; celtuce; Florence fennel; greenhouse pepper; and kohlrabi. Contact: RD.

5. EPA Registration Number: 62097-41. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0785. Applicant: Fine Agrochemical, Ltd, Hill End House, Whittington, Worcester, WRS 2RQ, UK. Active ingredient: Prohexadione Calcium. Product type: Plant Growth Regulator. Proposed use: Alfalfa inter seeded corn. Contact: Fungicide Herbicide Branch.

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

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Dated: March 6, 2019.

Delores Barber,

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

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[FR Doc. 2019-04977 Filed 3-15-19; 8:45 am]