[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 29, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60114-60116]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-24314]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0248; FRL-8845-9]


Notice of Receipt of Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in 
Certain Pesticide Registrations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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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 request for amendments by registrants to delete 
uses in certain pesticide registrations. 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 deletions are effective March 28, 2011, unless the Agency 
receives a written withdrawal request on or before March 28, 2011. The 
Agency will consider a withdrawal request postmarked no later than Mach 
28, 2011.
    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before 
March 28, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0248, 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: Christopher Green, Information 
Technology and Resources Management Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 347-0367; e-mail 
address: green.christopher@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-2010-0248. 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 applications from 
registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. These 
registrations are listed in Table 1 of this unit by registration 
number, product name, active ingredient, and specific uses deleted:

               Table 1.--Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations
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         EPA Registration No.                Product Name          Active Ingredient        Delete from Label
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228-675                                Nufarm Diquat SPC 2 L    Diquat dibromide         Soybeans and Sorghum
                                        Herbicide
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1381-190                               Sterling Herbicide       Benzoic acid             Cotton and Rest Areas
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10163-196                              Prefar 4E                Bensulide                Residential Uses
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10163-198                              Prefar 4E                Bensulide                Residential Uses
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10163-199                              Prefar 4E                Bensulide                Residential Uses
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10163-200                              Prefar 4E                Bensulide                Field Grown Flowers,
                                                                                          Bulbs, Ornamentals and
                                                                                          Tank Mix
                                                                                          Recommendation with
                                                                                          Alanap
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10163-204                              Prefar 4E                Bensulide                Residential Uses
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34688-76                               Aquatreat DNM-30         Nabam and Sodium         Fuel Oils, Lubricating
                                                                 dimethyldithiocarbamat   Oils and Hydraulic
                                                                 e                        Fluids in Marine
                                                                                          Environments
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67064-2                                Admiral Liquid           Acid Blue 9              Fish Farms and Fish
                                                                                          Hatcheries
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82633-2                                Sharda Diquat            Diquat dibromide         Sorghum (seed crop
                                        Concentrate                                       only) and Soybean
                                                                                          (seed crop only)
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83529-13                               Diquash Ag               Diquat dibromide         Sorghum (seed crop
                                                                                          only) and Soybean
                                                                                          (seed crop only)
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    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before March 28, 
2011 to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. This 180-
day period

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will also permit interested members of the public to intercede with 
registrants prior to the Agency's approval of the deletion.
    Table 2 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for 
all registrants of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit, in 
sequence by EPA company number.

  Table 2.--Registrants Requesting Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain
                         Pesticide Registrations
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            EPA Company Number                Company Name and Address
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228                                         Nufarm Americas, Inc.
                                            150 Harvester Drive
                                            Suite 200
                                            Burr Ridge, IL 60527
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1381                                        Winfield Solutions, LLC.
                                            P.O. Box 64589
                                            MS 5705
                                            St. Paul, MN 55164-0589
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10163                                       Gowan, Co.
                                            P.O. Box 5569
                                            Yuma, AZ 85366-5569
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34688                                       Akzo Nobel Surface
                                             Chemistry, LLC.
                                            7140 Heritage Village Plaza
                                            Gainesville, VA 20156
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67064                                       Becker Underwood, Inc.
                                            801 Dayton Avenue
                                            Ames, IA 50010
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82633                                       Sharda Worldwide Exports Pvt
                                             Ltd.
                                            7460 Lancaster Pike
                                            Suite 9
                                            Hockessin, DE 19707
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83529                                       Sharda USA, LLC.
                                            7460 Lancaster Pike
                                            Suite 9
                                            Hockessin, DE 19707
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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. The 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 Christopher Green using the methods 
in ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider written withdrawal requests 
postmarked no later than March 28, 2011.

V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

    The Agency has authorized the registrants to sell or distribute 
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: September 21, 2010.
 Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resouurces Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 2010-24314 Filed 9-28-10; 8:45 am]
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