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Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Uses (November 2019)

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AGENCY:

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

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.

DATES:

Comments must be received on or before February 20, 2020.

ADDRESSES:

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

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 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 https://www.epa.gov/​dockets/​where-send-comments-epa-dockets.

Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at https://www.epa.gov/​dockets/​about-epa-dockets.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Michael Goodis, Registration Division (RD) (7505P), main telephone number: (703) 305-7090, email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov; or Robert McNally, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) (7511P), main telephone number: (703) 305-7090, email address: BPPDFRNotices@epa.gov. 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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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 regulations.gov 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.Start Printed Page 3372

2. Tips for preparing your comments. When preparing and submitting your comments, see the commenting tips at https://www.epa.gov/​dockets/​commenting-epa-dockets.

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.

Notice of Receipt—New Uses

1. EPA Registration Numbers: 100-1478, 100-1471, and 100-1480. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-0586. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419. Active ingredient: Benzovindiflupyr. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed use: Beet, sugar, dried pulp; beet, sugar, roots; and beet, sugar, tops. Contact: RD.

2. EPA File Symbol: 59639-EUG. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-0664. Applicant: Mitsui Chemicals Agro, Inc., Nihonbashi Dia Building, 1-19-1 Nihonbashi Chuo-ku Tokyo 103-0027, Japan c/o Landis International, Inc., P.O. Box 5126, Valdosta, GA 31603-5126. Active ingredient: Dinotefuran. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Soybeans. Contact: RD.

3. EPA Registration Number: 62719-539, 62719-541, 62719-545. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-0526. Applicant: Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268. Active ingredient: Spinetoram. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Dragon fruit; berry, low growing, except strawberry, subgroup 13-07H; vegetable, brassica, head and stem, group 5-16; brassica leafy greens, subgroup 4-16B; leaf petiole vegetable subgroup 22B; leafy greens subgroup 4-16A; celtuce; fennel, Florence, fresh leaves and stalk; and kohlrabi. Contact: RD.

4. EPA Registration Number: 62719-621, 62719-266. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-0525. Applicant: Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 Zionsville Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268. Active ingredient: Spinosad. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Dragon fruit; berry, low growing, except strawberry, subgroup 13-07H; vegetable, brassica, head and stem, group 5-16; vegetable, leafy, group 4-16; leaf petiole vegetable subgroup 22B; celtuce; fennel, Florence, fresh leaves and stalk; and kohlrabi. Contact: RD.

5. File Symbol: 70644-O. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-0670. Applicant: LidoChem, Inc., 20 Village Ct., Hazlet, NJ 07730. Active ingredient: Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain PTA-4838. Product type: Fungicide, nematicide, and plant regulator. Proposed use: Residential and outdoor uses with foliar application to crops/plants, ornamentals, and turf to suppress phytopathogenic fungi and nematodes and promote plant growth. Contact: BPPD.

6. EPA Registration Number/File Symbol: 71512-7 and 71512-UR (EPA-HQ-OPP-2016-0013). Applicant: ISK Biosciences Corporation, 7470 Auburn Road, Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Residential outdoor use on roses, flowers, shrubs, and small (non-fruit bearing) trees. Contact: RD.

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

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Dated: December 18, 2019.

Delores Barber,

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

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