[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 8 (Wednesday, January 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2111-2112]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-491]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0248; FRL-8854-4]


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

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 request for amendments by Valent USA 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: Unless a request for withdrawal by the registrant is received by 
February 11, 2011, order will be issued canceling these registrations. 
Comments must be received on or before February 11, 2011.
    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being

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deleted should contact the registrant on or before February 11, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request and comments, 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's 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's telephone number is 
(703) 305-5805.

II. What action is the agency taking?

    This notice announces receipt by the Agency of applications from a 
registrant to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. The 
registrations are listed in Table 1 of this unit by registration 
number, product name, active ingredient, and specific uses deleted. The 
following requests have a 30-day comment period.

               Table 1--Requests for Amendments to Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide Registrations
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         EPA registration no.                Product name          Active ingredient      Delete use from label
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59639-37.............................  Sumagic Plant Growth     Uniconazole............  Outdoor uses (Lathhouse
                                        Regulator.                                        and Shadehouse).
59639-38.............................  Valent Uniconazole-P     Uniconazole............  Outdoor uses (Lathhouse
                                        Technical.                                        and Shadehouse).
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    Table 2 of this unit includes the name and address of record for 
the registrant of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit by EPA 
company number.

   Table 2--Registrant Requesting Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain
                         Pesticide Registrations
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          EPA company No.                 Company name and address
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59639.............................  Valent USA Corporation, 1600 Riviera
                                     Avenue, Suite 200, Walnut Creek, CA
                                     94596-8025.
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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

    The registrant may choose to withdraw a request for use deletion by 
submitting the withdrawal in writing to Christopher Green using the 
methods in ADDRESSES. The Agency will consider the written withdrawal 
request no later than February 11, 2011, for registrations for which 
the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment period. The 
registrant, Valent USA Corporation, requested a waiver of the 180-day 
comment period.

V. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

    The Agency has authorized the registrants to sell or distribute a 
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 3, 2011.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-491 Filed 1-11-11; 8:45 am]
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