[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 51 (Wednesday, March 16, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14393-14394]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5619]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0248; FRL-8866-4]


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 requests 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 September 12, 2011, unless the 
Agency receives a written withdrawal request on or before September 12, 
2011. The Agency will consider a withdrawal request postmarked no later 
than September 12, 2011. Comments must be received on or before April 
15, 2011 for registrations for which the registrant requested a waiver 
of the 180-day comment period.
    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before 
September 12, 2011. Comments must be received on or before April 15, 
2011 for registrations for which the registrant requested a waiver of 
the 180-day comment period.

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's telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Green, 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 
registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. These 
registrations are listed in Table 1 of this unit by registration 
number, product name,

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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 from label
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264-330............................  TEMIK brand 15G Aldicarb  Aldicarb................  Use on Coffee.
                                      Pesticide.
352-604............................  DuPont Tanos............  Famoxadone & Cymoxanil..  Leaf Petioles subgroup
                                                                                          4B.
8536-12............................  Methyl Bromide 99.5%....  Methyl Bromide..........  Soil fumigation uses.
81964-1............................  Acephate Technical......  Acephate................  Residential Turf, home
                                                                                          gardens, ornamentals,
                                                                                          flowers, shrubs &
                                                                                          trees.
81964-2............................  Acephate 75% SP.........  Acephate................  Residential Turf, home
                                                                                          gardens, ornamentals,
                                                                                          flowers, shrubs &
                                                                                          trees.
81964-3............................  Acephate 90% SP.........  Acephate................  Residential Turf, home
                                                                                          gardens, ornamentals,
                                                                                          flowers, shrubs &
                                                                                          trees.
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    The following request has a 180-day comment period.

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        EPA Registration No.               Product name            Active ingredient        Delete from label
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63838-4............................  BCDMH Tabs..............  2,4-Imidazolidnedione, 1- Once through cooling
                                                                bromo-3 chloro-5,5-       water, pool & spa, and
                                                                dimethyl.                 food contact pulp &
                                                                                          paper uses.
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    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before September 
12, 2011 to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. 
Comments must be received on or before April 15, 2011 for registrations 
for which the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment 
period. This 180-day or 30-day period 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  No.                Company name and address
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264...............................  Bayer CropScience, 2 T.W. Alexander
                                     Drive, P.O. Box 12014, Research
                                     Triangle Park, NC 27709.
352...............................  E.I. DuPont De Nemours and Co.,
                                     Inc., Attn: Manager, U.S.--
                                     Registration, DuPont Crop
                                     Protection, 1007 Market Street,
                                     Wilmington, DE 19898-0001.
8536..............................  Soil Chemicals Corporation, dba/
                                     Cardinal Professional Products,
                                     P.O. Box 782, 8770 Hwy. 25,
                                     Hollister, CA 95024-0782.
63838.............................  EnviroTech Chemical Services, Inc.,
                                     500 Winmoore Way, Modesto, CA
                                     95358.
81964.............................  ChemStarr LLC, 21 Hubble, Irvine, CA
                                     92618.
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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 September 12, 2011. Comments must be received 
on or before April 15, 2011 for registrations for which the registrant 
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: March 2, 2011.
Michael Hardy,
Acting, Director, Information Technology and Resources Management 
Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-5619 Filed 3-15-11; 8:45 am]
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