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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 June 29, 2020.


Submit your comments, identified by the docket identification (ID) number and the File Symbol of the 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/​where-send-comments-epa-dockets.

Please note that due to the public health emergency the EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC) and Reading Room was closed to public visitors on March 31, 2020. Our EPA/DC staff will continue to provide customer service via email, phone, and webform. For further information on EPA/DC services, docket contact information and the current status of the EPA/DC and Reading Room, please visit​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).

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/​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: 279-9586, 279-9596, 279-9597, and 279-9598. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-0384. Applicant: FMC Corporation, 2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Active ingredient: Indoxacarb. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Tobacco. Contact: RD.

2. EPA Registration Numbers: 7969-185, 7969-258, and 7969-310. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2020-0227. Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Start Printed Page 32390Pyraclostrobin. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed use: Pomegranate. Contact: RD.

3. EPA Registration Numbers: 71711-16; 71711-20; 71711-21. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2020-0235. Applicant: NICHINO AMERICA, INC., 4550 Linden Hill Road, Suite 501, Wilmington, DE 19808. Active ingredient: Buprofezin. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed uses: Bushberry subgroup 13-07B, except blueberry, lowbush, lingonberry, and gooseberry; French bean, edible podded; garden bean, edible podded; green bean, edible podded; scarlet runner bean, edible podded; snap bean edible podded; kidney bean, edible podded; navy bean, edible podded; wax bean, edible podded; asparagus bean, edible podded; Catjang bean, edible podded; Chinese longbean, edible podded; cowpea, edible podded; moth bean, edible podded; mung bean, edible podded; rice bean, edible podded; urd bean, edible podded; yardlong bean, edible podded; goa bean, edible podded; guar bean, edible podded; jackbean, edible podded; lablab bean, edible podded; vegetable soybean, edible podded; sword bean, edible podded; winged pea, edible podded; velvet bean, edible podded. Contact: RD.

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

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Dated: May 13, 2020.

Delores Barber,

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

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[FR Doc. 2020-11572 Filed 5-28-20; 8:45 am]