[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 1 (Wednesday, January 2, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 95-97]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31545]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0548; FRL-9372-3]


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 the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of request 
for amendments by registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide 
registrations. 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 1 are effective February 1, 2013, because 
the registrants in Table 1 requested a waiver of the 180-day comment 
period. Unless the Agency receives a written withdrawal request on or 
before February 1, 2013. The Agency will consider a withdrawal request 
postmarked no later than February 1, 2013. The deletion in Table 2 is 
effective July 1, 2013, unless the Agency receives a written withdrawal 
request on or before July 1, 2013.
    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant in Table 1 on or 
before February 1, 2013, for the registrants that requested a waiver of 
the 180-day comment period or in Table 2 July 1, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0548, by one of the 
following methods:
     Mail: OPP Docket, Environmental Protection Agency Docket 
Center (EPA/DC), (28221T), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 
20460-0001.
     Hand Delivery: To make special arrangements for hand 
delivery or delivery of boxed information, please follow the 
instructions at http://www.epa.gov/dockets/contacts.htm.
    Additional instructions on visiting the docket, along with more 
information about dockets generally, is available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

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; 
email 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.

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-2012-0548, is available either electronically 
through http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the OPP Docket in 
the Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), located in 
EPA West, 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 receipt by the Agency of applications from 
registrants to delete uses in certain pesticide registrations. These 
registrations are listed in Table 1 and Table 2 of this unit by 
registration number, product name, active ingredient, and specific uses 
deleted:

  Table 1--Requests for Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide
                              Registrations
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 EPA  Registration                          Active         Delete from
        No.            Product name       ingredient          label
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2724-820...........  Propoxur          Propoxur........  Outdoor Loose
                      Technical                           Granular
                      Insecticide.                        Formulations.
3876-145...........  Slimicide C-74..  Dodecylguanidine  Once Through
                                        hydrochloride     Cooling Tower
                                        and N-Alkyl       Use.
                                        dimethylbenzyl
                                        ammonium
                                        chloride.

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11603-30...........  Prometon          Prometon........  All Residential
                      Technical.                          Uses.
59106-5............  DBNPA Technical.  2,2-dibromo-3-    Once-Through
                                        nitrilopropiona   Applications
                                        mide.             for Colling
                                                          Water, Metal
                                                          working
                                                          Fluids, Paints
                                                          and Coatings
                                                          and Household/
                                                          Institutional
                                                          Cleaners/
                                                          Detergents,
                                                          etc.
59639-143..........  V-10162 VPP       Propamocarb       Ornamental Use
                      Fungicide.        Hydrochloride     Pattern.
                                        and
                                        Fluopicolide.
66330-64...........  Fluoxastrobin     Fluoxastrobin...  Approved Seed
                      480 SC                              Treatment Use.
                      Fungicide.
66330-65...........  Fluoxastrobin     Fluoxastrobin...  Approved Seed
                      Technical.                          Treatment Use.
70506-198..........  TPTH Technical..  Fentin hydroxide  Use on Peanuts
                                                          and Carrots.
70506-288..........  Phoenix Cardinal  Ethephon........  Apples,
                                                          Blackberries,
                                                          Blueberries,
                                                          Cantaloupes,
                                                          Cherries,
                                                          Cotton,
                                                          Grapes,
                                                          Peppers,
                                                          Pineapple,
                                                          Sugarcane,
                                                          Tobacco,
                                                          Tomatoes,
                                                          Walnuts,
                                                          Lodging in
                                                          Barley and
                                                          Wheat.
70905-4............  Buzz Ultra DF...  Tebuconazole....  Fruiting
                                                          Vegetables and
                                                          Mangos.
82326-1............  D-Limonene        Limonene........  Outdoor Uses.
                      Technical.
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    Users of these products in Table 1, who desire continued use on 
crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant 
before February 1, 2013, because the registrants waived the 180-day 
comment period, to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. 
This 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--Requests for Amendments To Delete Uses in Certain Pesticide
                              Registrations
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 EPA  Registration                          Active         Delete from
        No.            Product name       ingredient          label
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85904-1............  Amitraz           Amitraz.........  Use on Cattle
                      Insecticide.                        and Swine.
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    Users of this product in Table 2, who desire continued use on crops 
or sites being deleted should contact the applicable registrant before 
July 1, 2013 to discuss withdrawal of the application for amendment. 
This 180-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 Table 1 and Table 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 No.                 Company name and address
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2724......................................  Wellmark International, 1501
                                             E. Woodfield Rd., Suite
                                             200, West Schaumburg, IL
                                             60173.
3876......................................  GE Betz, Inc., 4636 Somerton
                                             Rd., Trevose, PA 19053.
11603.....................................  Agan Chem Mfg., Ltd., 3120
                                             Highwoods Blvd., Suite 100,
                                             Raleigh, NC 27604.
59106.....................................  Clearwater International
                                             LLC, dba Weatherford
                                             Engineered Chemistry, 200
                                             St. James Place, Houston,
                                             TX 77056.
59639.....................................  Valent U.S.A. Corporation,
                                             1600 Riviera Ave., Suite
                                             200, Walnut Creek, CA
                                             94596.
66330.....................................  Arysta LifeScience North
                                             America, LLC, 15401 Weston
                                             Parkway, Suite 150, Cary,
                                             NC 27513.
70506.....................................  United Phosphorus, Inc., 630
                                             Freedom Business Center,
                                             Suite 402, King of Prussia,
                                             PA 19406.
70905.....................................  Sulphur Mills, Ltd., c/o Ag
                                             Chem Consulting, Clifton,
                                             VA 20124.
82326.....................................  Florida Chemical Company,
                                             Inc., 351 Winter Haven
                                             Blvd. NE., Winter Haven, FL
                                             33881-9432.
85904.....................................  Arysta LifeScience America,
                                             Inc., 1450 Broadway, 7th
                                             Floor, New York, NY 10018.
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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 EPA 
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 July 1, 2013, or February 1, 2013, for the 
registrants that requested to waive 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.


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    Dated: December 12, 2012.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2012-31545 Filed 12-31-12; 8:45 am]
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