[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 19 (Friday, January 29, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4817-4818]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-1940]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0029; FRL-8809-2]


Beauveria Bassiana Strain GHA; Notice of Receipt of a Request for 
an Amendment to Delete a Use in a Pesticide Registration

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with section 6(f)(1) of the Federal Insecticide, 
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended, EPA is issuing a 
notice of receipt of a request for an amendment by a registrant to 
delete a use in a pesticide registration. Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA 
provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time 
request that any of its pesticide registrations be amended to delete 
one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the 
request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of any request in the 
Federal Register.

DATES: The deletion is effective,July 28, 2010 unless the Agency 
receives a written withdrawal request on or before July 28, 2010. The 
Agency will consider a withdrawal request postmarked no later than July 
28, 2010.
    Users of this product who desire continued use on the crop being 
deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before July 28, 
2010.

ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0029, by one of the 
following methods:
     Mail: Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public 
Docket (7502P), Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.
     Delivery: OPP Regulatory Public Docket (7502P), 
Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South 
Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. Deliveries are only 
accepted during the Docket Facility's normal hours of operation (8:30 
a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays). 
Special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed 
information. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeannine Kausch, Biopesticides and 
Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 347-8920; e-mail 
address: kausch.jeannine@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general. Although this 
action may be of particular interest to persons who produce or use 
pesticides, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific 
entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions 
regarding the information in this notice, consult the person listed 
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    EPA has established a docket for this action under docket ID number 
EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0029. Publicly available docket materials are available 
either in the electronic docket at http://www.regulations.gov, or, if 
only available in hard copy, at the Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) 
Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 
2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, VA. The hours of operation of this 
Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
excluding legal holidays. The Docket Facility telephone number is (703) 
305-5805.

II. What Action is the Agency Taking?

    This notice announces receipt by the Agency of an application from 
a registrant to delete a use in a pesticide registration. This 
registration is listed in Table 1 of this unit by registration number, 
product name, active ingredient, and specific use deleted:

                 Table 1.--Request for an Amendment to Delete a Use in a Pesticide Registration
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         EPA Registration No.                Product Name          Active Ingredient        Delete from Label
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82074-1                                Mycotrol[reg] ES         Beauveria bassiana       Tomato
                                                                 Strain GHA
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    Users of this product who desire continued use on the crop being 
deleted should contact the applicable registrant before July 28, 2010 
to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 180-day 
period will also permit interested members of the public to intercede 
with the registrant

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prior to the Agency's approval of the deletion.
    Table 2 of this unit includes the name and address of record for 
the registrant of the product listed in Table 1 of this unit.

    Table 2.--Registrant Requesting an Amendment to Delete a Use in a
                         Pesticide Registration
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            EPA Company Number                Company Name and Address
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82074                                       Laverlam International
                                             Corporation, 117 South
                                             Parkmont, Butte, MT 59701
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III. What is the Agency's Authority for Taking this Action?

    Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide 
product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations 
be amended to delete one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, 
before acting on the request, EPA must publish a notice of receipt of 
any such request in the Federal Register. Thereafter, the Administrator 
may approve such a request.

IV. Procedures for Withdrawal of Request

    Registrants who choose to withdraw a request for use deletion must 
submit the withdrawal in writing to Jeannine Kausch using the methods 
in ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests 
postmarked no later than July 28, 2010.

V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

    The Agency has authorized the registrant to sell or distribute the 
product under the previously approved labeling for a period of 18 
months after approval of the revision, unless other restrictions have 
been imposed, as in special review actions.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: January 21, 2010.
Keith Matthews,
Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
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