[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 188 (Wednesday, September 28, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60028-60029]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-24642]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0553; FRL-8887-3]


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 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 in Table 2 are effective March 26, 2012, and the 
deletion in Table 1 is effective October 28, 2011. If the Agency 
receives a written withdrawal request on or before March 26, 2012 for 
the pesticides in Table 2 or October 28, 2011 for the pesticide in 
Table 1, the deletions will not become effective. The Agency will 
consider a withdrawal request postmarked no later than March 26, 2012 
for the deletions in Table 2, and no later than October 28, 2011 for 
the deletion in Table 1.
    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant on or before 
March 26, 2012 for the products in Table 2, or October 28, 2011 for the 
product in Table 1.

ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0553, 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 (7502P), 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-2011-0553. 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.
    The request listed in the following Table 1 has a 30-day comment 
period because the registrant requested a waiver of the 180-day comment 
period.

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               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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1021-0088........................  MGK 264 Insecticide   MGK 264............  Terrestrial food and non-food
                                    Synergist.                                 crops; Aquatic uses; Greenhouse
                                                                               food crops; Forestry uses; Post-
                                                                               harvest use on food crops; Food
                                                                               producing animals or fowl (direct
                                                                               application to meat and dairy
                                                                               animals or their premises while
                                                                               occupied); & All outdoor uses
                                                                               except building perimeters (spot
                                                                               treatments).
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    The requests listed in the following Table 2 have a 180-day comment 
period.

               Table 2--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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1021-1765...........................  Multicide Multi-Purpose  MGK-264, Prallethrin, &  Outdoor Use.
                                       Spry 27373.              Cyphenothrin.
5481-96.............................  DDVP Technical Grade     Dichlorvos.............  Swine Use.
                                       Organophosphorus
                                       Insecticide.
5481-462............................  Amvos Liquitech........  Dichlorvos.............  Swine Use.
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    Users of the products in Table 2 who desire continued use on crops 
or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before 
March 26, 2012 and users of the product in Table 1 who desire continued 
use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the registrant 
before October 28, 2011, to discuss withdrawal of the application for 
amendment. 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 3 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for 
all registrants of the products listed in Tables 1 and 2 of this unit, 
in sequence by EPA company number.

  Table 3--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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1021...................................  McLaughlin Gormley King
                                          Company, 8810 Tenth Avenue
                                          North, Minneapolis, MN 55427-
                                          4319.
5481...................................  AMVAC Chemical Corporation,
                                          4695 MacArthur Court, Suite
                                          1250, Newport Beach, CA 92660.
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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 26, 2012 for the registrations in Table 
2 or October 28, 2011, for registrations in Table 1, 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 
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 1, 2011.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-24642 Filed 9-27-11; 8:45 am]
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