[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 6 (Wednesday, January 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1855-1856]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-00265]



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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0243; FRL-9374-1]


1-Methyl-3,5,7-Triaza-1-Azoniatricyclodecane Chloride 
(Busan1024); Amendment To Terminate Uses

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces EPA's order for the amendment to 
terminate uses, voluntarily requested by the registrant and accepted by 
the Agency, of products containing the pesticide, Busan 1024, pursuant 
to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). 
This cancellation order follows an August 13, 2008 Federal Register 
Notice of Receipt of Request for Amendments to Delete Uses from the 
registrant listed in Table 2, to voluntarily amend to terminate uses of 
this product registration. This is the last product containing this 
pesticide registered for use in the United States. In the August 13, 
2008 notice, EPA indicated that it would issue an order implementing 
the amendment to terminate uses, unless the Agency received substantive 
comments within the 30-day comment period that would merit its further 
review of this request, or unless the registrant withdrew the request 
within this period. The Agency did not receive any comments on the 
notice. Further, the registrant did not withdraw the request. 
Accordingly, EPA hereby issues in this notice a cancellation order 
granting the requested amendment to terminate uses. 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 January 9, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Hernandez, Antimicrobials 
Division (7510P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (703) 347-0241; fax number: (703) 308-6467; 
email address: hernandez.elizabeth@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 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-2006-0243, 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 amendment to terminate uses, as requested 
by the registrant, of a product registered under FIFRA section 3. This 
registration is listed in Table 1 of this unit.

         Table 1--1-Methyl-3,5,7-Triaza-1-Azoniatricyclodecane Chloride (Busan1024) Product Cancellation
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    EPA  Registration No.            Product name                 Company              Uses to be terminated
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1448-92......................  Busan 1024..............  Buckman Laboratories,     Laundry starch, petroleum
                                                          Inc.                      production and recovery,
                                                                                    textiles, papermaking
                                                                                    chemicals and coatings,
                                                                                    metalworking fluids.
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    Table 2 of this unit includes the name and address of record for 
the registrant of the product in Table 1 of this unit.

         Table 2--Registrant of Cancelled and/or Amended Product
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         EPA Company No.                  Company name and address
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1448.............................  Buckman Laboratories, Inc.
                                   1256 North McLean Blvd.
                                   Memphis, TN 38134.
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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 August 13, 2008 Federal Register notice announcing 
the Agency's receipt of the request for voluntary amendment to 
terminate uses of Busan 1024.

IV. Cancellation Order

    Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f), EPA hereby approves the requested 
amendment to terminate uses of 1-Methyl-3,5,7-Triaza-1-
Azoniatricyclodecane Chloride (Busan 1024) registration identified in 
Table 1 of Unit II. Accordingly, the Agency orders that the product 
registration identified in Table 1 of Unit II. is hereby amended to 
terminate the affected uses. Any distribution, sale, or use of existing 
stocks of the product identified in Table 1 of Unit II. in a manner 
inconsistent with any of the Provisions for Disposition of Existing 
Stocks set forth in Unit VI. will be considered 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 Administrator may approve such 
a request.

VI. 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 12 
months after approval of the revision, unless other restrictions

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have been imposed, as in special review actions.
    EPA's existing stocks policy (56 FR 29362) provides that: ``If a 
registrant requests to voluntarily cancel a registration where the 
Agency has identified no particular risk concerns, the registrant has 
complied with all applicable conditions of reregistration, conditional 
registration, and data call ins, and the registration is not subject to 
a Registration Standard, Label Improvement Program, or reregistration 
decision, the Agency will generally permit a registrant to sell or 
distribute existing stocks for 1 year after the cancellation request 
was received. Persons other than registrants will generally be allowed 
to sell, distribute, or use existing stocks until such stocks are 
exhausted.''
    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 effective date of this cancellation is January 
9, 2013. The cancellation order that is the subject of this notice 
includes the following existing stock provisions:
    The registrant may sell and distribute existing stocks of the 
product listed in Table 1 until January 9, 2014. Persons other than the 
registrant may sell and distribute existing stocks of the product 
listed in Table 1 until exhausted. Use of the product listed in Table 1 
may continue until existing stocks are exhausted, provided that such 
use is consistent with the terms of the previously approved labeling 
on, or that accompanied, the canceled product.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests, Busan 1024, 1-
Methyl-3,5,7-Triaza-1-Azoniatricyclodecane Chloride.

    Dated: December 18, 2012.
Jennifer McLain,
Acting Director, Antimicrobials Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-00265 Filed 1-8-13; 8:45 am]
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