[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 244 (Wednesday, December 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75155-75157]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30433]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-1017; FRL-9369-4]


Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces EPA's order for the cancellations, 
voluntarily requested by the registrants and accepted by the Agency, of 
the products listed in Table 1a and 1b of Unit II., pursuant to the 
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). This 
cancellation order follows a September 19, 2012 Federal Register Notice 
of Receipt of Requests from the registrants listed in Table 2a of Unit 
II. and an October 7, 2010 Federal Register Notice of Receipt of 
Requests from the registrant listed in Table 2b of Unit II. to 
voluntarily cancel these product registrations. In the September 19, 
2012 and the October 7, 2010 notices, EPA indicated that it would issue 
an order implementing the cancellations, unless the Agency received 
substantive comments within the 30 day comment period that would merit 
its further review of these requests, or unless the registrants 
withdrew their requests. The Agency did not receive any comments on the 
September 19, 2012 notice. The Agency received comments on the October 
7, 2010 notice, but none merited its further review of the requests. 
Further, the registrants did not withdraw their requests. Accordingly, 
EPA hereby issues in this notice a cancellation order granting the 
requested cancellations. Any distribution, sale, or use of the products 
subject to this cancellation order is permitted only in accordance with 
the terms of this order, including any existing stocks provisions.

DATES: The cancellations are effective December 19, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John W. Pates, Jr., Pesticide Re-
evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8195; email 
address: pates.john@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of 
interest to a wide range of stakeholders including environmental, human 
health, and

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agricultural advocates; the chemical industry; pesticide users; and 
members of the public interested in the sale, distribution, or use of 
pesticides. Since others also may be interested, the Agency has not 
attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by 
this action.

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    The docket for this action, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-1017, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or at the Office of Pesticide Programs Regulatory 
Public 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.

II. What action is the Agency taking?

    This notice announces the cancellation, as requested by 
registrants, of 19 products registered under FIFRA section 3. These 
registrations are listed in sequence by registration number in Tables 
1a and 1b of this unit.

                     Table 1a--Product Cancellations
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     EPA Registration No.           Product name        Chemical name
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002724-00622..................  Speer Py-Perm        Piperonyl butoxide;
                                 Aqueous Insect       Pyrethrins (No
                                 Killer 5.   Inert Use);
                                                      Permethrin.
002724-00633..................  Speer Py-Perm        Piperonyl butoxide;
                                 Aqueous Insect       Pyrethrins (No
                                 Killer 9.   Inert Use);
                                                      Permethrin.
007405-00073..................  Chemi-cap Flying &   Pyrethrins,
                                 Crawling             Piperonyl
                                 Insecticide II.      butoxide,
                                                      Permethrin.
011678-00072..................  MCW Technical        Diflubenzuron.
                                 Diflubenzuron.
015300-00011..................  Chemical Treatment   Poly(oxy-1,2-
                                 CT-202.              ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl
                                                      dichloride).
015300-00022..................  Chemical Treatment   Poly(oxy-1,2-
                                 CL-2158.             ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl
                                                      dichloride).
015300-00023..................  Chemical Treatment   Poly(oxy-1,2-
                                 CL-2159.             ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl
                                                      dichloride).
047000-00169..................  R & M Flea & Tick    Piperonyl butoxide,
                                 Shampoo 3.  Pyrethrins.
052867-00001..................  Microbiotrol 99W...  Poly(oxy-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl(dimethy
                                                      limino)-1,2-
                                                      ethanediyl
                                                      dichloride).
066222-00059..................  Propiconazole        Propiconazole.
                                 Technical.
066330-00371..................  Tribenuron-methyl    Tribenuron-methyl.
                                 Technical.
070908-00003..................  NAC 20.............  Boric Acid.
073049-00441..................  Dinotefuran 0.5%     Dinotefuran.
                                 Cockroach Gel Bait
                                 Professional.
073049-00442..................  Dinotefuran 0.5%     Dinotefuran.
                                 Roach Bait
                                 Stations.
073049-00443..................  Dinotefuran 0.2%     Dinotefuran.
                                 Roach Bait Station.
073049-00446..................  Shuriken Cockroach   Dinotefuran.
                                 Gel.
081343-00001..................  Mykrostat A-100....  10,10'-
                                                      Oxybisphenoxarsine
                                                      .
CA010023......................  Goal 2XL Herbicide.  Oxyfluorfen.
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                 Table 1b--Aldicarb Product Cancellation
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     EPA Registration No.           Product name        Chemical name
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264-330.......................  TEMIK[supreg] brand  Aldicarb.
                                 15G.
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    Tables 2a and 2b of this unit include the names and addresses of 
record for all registrants of the products in the Tables of this unit, 
in sequence by EPA company number. This number corresponds to the first 
part of the EPA registration numbers of the products listed in the 
Tables of this unit.

               Table 2a--Registrants of Cancelled Products
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     EPA Company No.                  Company name and address
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2724.....................  Wellmark International, 1501 E. Woodfield
                            Road, Suite 200, West Schaumburg, IL 60173.
7405.....................  CPC Aeroscience, Inc., P.O. Box 667770,
                            Pompano Beach, FL 33066-7770.
11678....................  Makhteshim Chemical Works Ltd., 3120
                            Highwoods Blvd., Suite 100, Raleigh, NC
                            27604.
15300....................  Chemtreat, Inc., 5640 Cox Road, Glen Allen,
                            VA 23060.
47000....................  Chem-Tech, LTD., 4515 Fleur Dr., 303, Des Moines, IA 50321.
52867....................  Chemical Equipment Labs, P.O. Box A,
                            Havertown, PA 19083.
66222....................  Makhteshim Agan of North America, Inc., 3120
                            Highwoods Blvd., Suite 100,
                           Raleigh, NC 27604.
66330....................  Arysta Life Science North America, LLC.,
                            15401 Weston Parkway, Suite 150, Cary, NC
                            27513.
70908....................  Grow More, Inc., Agent: RegWest Company,
                            LLC., 8203 West 20th Street, Suite A,
                            Greeley, CO 80634-4696.
73049....................  Valent BioSciences Corporation, Environmental
                            Science Division, 870 Technology Way,
                            Libertyville, IL 60048-6316.
81343....................  MyTech, Inc., 751 Queen Ann Street,
                            Burlington, NC 27217.
CA010023.................  Dow AgroSciences, LLC., 9330 Zionsville Rd.,
                            308/2E, Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054.
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           Table 2b--Registrant of Cancelled Aldicarb Product
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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.
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III. Summary of Public Comments Received and Agency Response to 
Comments

    During the public comment period provided, EPA received no comments 
in response to the September 19, 2012 Federal Register notice 
announcing the Agency's receipt of the requests for voluntary 
cancellations of products listed in Table 1a of Unit II. The Agency 
received comments relating to alternatives and benefits of aldicarb use 
in response to the October 7, 2010 Federal Register notice announcing 
the Agency's receipt of the request for voluntary cancellation of the 
product listed in Table 1b of Unit II. The Agency does not believe that 
the comments submitted during the comment period merit further review 
or a denial of the request for voluntary cancellation.

IV. Cancellation Order

    Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f), EPA hereby approves the requested 
cancellations of the registrations identified in Tables 1a and 1b of 
Unit II. Accordingly, the Agency hereby orders that the product 
registrations identified in Tables 1a and 1b of Unit II. are canceled. 
The effective date of the cancellations that are the subject of this 
notice is December 19, 2012. Any distribution, sale, or use of existing 
stocks of the products identified in Tables 1a and 1b of Unit II. in a 
manner inconsistent with any of the provisions for disposition of 
existing stocks set forth in Unit VI. will be a violation of FIFRA.

V. 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 canceled or amended to terminate one or more uses. 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, 
following the public comment period, the EPA Administrator may approve 
such a request. The notice of receipt for this action was published for 
comment in the Federal Register on September 19, 2012 (77 FR 58134) 
(FRL-9361-1), and October 7, 2010 (75 FR 62129) (FRL-8848-1). The 
comment periods closed on October 19, 2012, and November 8, 2010, 
respectively.

VI. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks

    Existing stocks are those stocks of registered pesticide products 
which are currently in the United States and which were packaged, 
labeled, and released for shipment prior to the effective date of the 
cancellation action. The existing stocks provisions for the products 
subject to this order are as follows.

A. For All Products Listed in Table 1a in Unit II

    The registrants may continue to sell and distribute existing stocks 
of products listed in Table 1a of Unit II. until December 19, 2013, 
which is 1 year after the publication of the Cancellation Order in the 
Federal Register. Thereafter, the registrants are prohibited from 
selling or distributing products listed in Table 1a, except for export 
in accordance with FIFRA section 17, or proper disposal. Persons other 
than the registrants may sell, distribute, or use existing stocks of 
products listed in Table 1a of Unit II. until existing stocks are 
exhausted, provided that such sale, distribution, or use is consistent 
with the terms of the previously approved labeling on, or that 
accompanied, the canceled products.

B. For the Product Listed in Table 1b in Unit II

    Per a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Environmental 
Protection Agency and Bayer CropScience (Bayer) dated August 16, 2010, 
Bayer may only sell existing stocks of the product listed in Table 1b 
of Unit II. labeled for use on citrus and potatoes for export 
consistent with the requirements of FIFRA section 17 or for purposes of 
proper disposal.
    Bayer may only sell or distribute Temik 15G end-use products 
permitting use on cotton, dry beans, peanut, soybean, sugar beets, and 
sweet potatoes until December 31, 2014. After that date, Bayer may only 
distribute such products intended for export consistent with the 
requirements of FIFRA section 17 or for purposes of proper disposal.
    Sale and distribution of Temik 15G labeled for use on cotton, dry 
beans, peanut, soybean, sugar beets, and sweet potatoes by any other 
party is permitted until December 31, 2016, and thereafter only for 
purposes of proper disposal or export consistent with the requirements 
of FIFRA section 17.
    Existing stocks of the Temik 15G labeled for use on cotton, dry 
beans, peanut, soybean, sugar beets, and sweet potatoes may be used 
until August 31, 2018, provided that such use is in all respects 
consistent with the previously approved label, and labeling 
accompanying the product.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: November 15, 2012.
Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,
Director, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
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