[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 153 (Wednesday, August 8, 2012)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 47351-47352]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19408]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 168

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0607; FRL-9357-8]
RIN 2070-AJ53


Notification of Submission to the Secretary of Agriculture; 
Pesticides; Regulation To Clarify Labeling of Pesticides for Export

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notification of submission to the Secretary of Agriculture.

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SUMMARY: This document notifies the public as required by the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) that the EPA 
Administrator has forwarded to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA) a draft final rule concerning the revision of 
regulations on the labeling of pesticide products and devices intended 
solely for export. The draft final rule is not available to the public 
until after it has been signed and is made available by EPA.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this action, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0607, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory 
Docket (OPP Docket) in the Environmental Protection Agency Docket 
Center (EPA/DC), EPA West Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The 
telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the 
telephone number for the OPP Docket is (703) 305-5805. Please review 
the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket 
available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vera Au, Field and External Affairs 
Division (MC 7506P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (703) 308-9069; email address: au.vera@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. What action is EPA taking?

    Section 25(a)(2)(B) of FIFRA requires the EPA Administrator to 
provide the Secretary of Agriculture with a copy of any draft final 
rule at least 30 days before signing it in final form for publication 
in the Federal Register. This notice announces the submission of a 
draft final rule to the Secretary of Agriculture concerning the 
revision of regulations clarifying the labeling of pesticide products 
and devices intended for export. The draft final rule is not available 
to the public until after it has been signed by EPA. If the Secretary 
comments in writing regarding the draft final rule within 15 days after 
receiving it, the EPA Administrator shall include the comments of the 
Secretary, if requested by the Secretary, along with the EPA 
Administrator's response to those comments with the final rule that

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publishes in the Federal Register. If the Secretary does not comment in 
writing within 15 days after receiving the draft final rule, the EPA 
Administrator may sign the final rule for publication in the Federal 
Register any time after the 15-day period.

II. Do any statutory and executive order reviews apply to this 
notification?

    No. This document is merely a notification of submission to the 
Secretary of USDA. As such, none of the regulatory assessment 
requirements apply to this document.

List of Subjects in Part 168

    Environmental protection, Administrative practice and procedure, 
Advertising, Exports, Labeling, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements.

    Dated: August 2, 2012.
Marty Monell,
Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2012-19408 Filed 8-7-12; 8:45 am]
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