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Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New Uses (May 2020)

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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 July 20, 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 Start Printed Page 3709520460-0001. 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 Receipts—New Uses

1. EPA Registration Numbers: 100-791, 100-1202 and 100-1614. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2019-0346. Applicant: Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC. P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419. Active ingredient: Mefenoxam. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed use: Tree nut Crop Group 14-12. Contact: RD

2. EPA Registration Numbers: 7969-312 and 7969-310. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2020-0228. Applicant: BASF Corporation, Agricultural Products P.O. Box 13528, 26 Davis Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Product name: Xemium Fungicide Technical and Merivon Xemium Brand Fungicide. Active ingredient: Fluxapyroxad at 99.5% (Xemium Fungicide Technical); Fluxapyroxad at 21.26% and Pyraclostrobin at 21.26% (Merivon Xemium Brand Fungicide). Proposed use(s): Pomegranate; Vegetable, fruiting, group 8-10; Fruit, pome, group 11-10; Cottonseed subgroup 20C. Contact: RD.

3. EPA Registration Numbers: 7969-446 and 7969-444. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2020-0267. Applicant: BASF corporation, 26 David Drive, P.O. Box 13528, RTP, NC 27709. Product name: Glufosinate-Ammonium Technical and Finale Herbicide. Active ingredient: Glufosinate at 95% (Glufosinate-Ammonium Technical) and 11.33% (Finale Herbicide). Proposed use(s): Turfgrass Use Pattern to Include All Turf Scenarios, Including Residential, Golf, and Sod farms. Contact: RD.

4. EPA File Symbol: 89459-RRT. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2020-0269. Applicant: Central Garden & Pet, 1501 E Woodfield Rd., Suite 200W, Schaumburg, IL 60173. Active ingredients: Acetamiprid and Etofenprox. Product type: Insecticide. Proposed use: Non-food indoor use on horses. Contact: RD.

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

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Dated: June 12, 2020.

Delores Barber,

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

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[FR Doc. 2020-13272 Filed 6-18-20; 8:45 am]