[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 64 (Wednesday, April 3, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20104-20106]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07644]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0142; FRL-9382-1]


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 of Unit II., are effective May 3, 2013, 
because the registrants requested a waiver of the 180-day comment 
period, unless the Agency receives a written withdrawal request on or 
before May 3, 2013. The Agency will consider a withdrawal request 
postmarked no later than May 3, 2013. The deletion in Table 2 of Unit 
II., is effective September 30, 2013, unless the Agency receives a 
written withdrawal request on or before September 30, 2013. The Agency 
will consider a withdrawal request postmarked no later than September 
30, 2013.
    Users of these products who desire continued use on crops or sites 
being deleted should contact the applicable registrant in Table 1 of 
Unit II., before May 3, 2013, for the registrants that requested a 
waiver of the 180-day comment period. Users of these products who 
desire continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the 
applicable registrant in Table 2 of Unit II., before September 30, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your withdrawal request, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0142, 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-2013-0142, 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

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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 No.              Product name           Active ingredient          Delete from label
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100-769...........................  Medallion Fungicide..  Fludioxonil...............  Post-harvest uses on
                                                                                        Citrus, Kiwi, Pome
                                                                                        fruit, Pomegranates,
                                                                                        Stone fruit & Yams.
9198-227..........................  The Andersons 3-Way    Chlorothalonil,             Golf course roughs, Sod
                                     Snow Mold Fungicide.   Pentachloronitrobenzene &   farms, & other Turf
                                                            Propiconazole.              grown areas (athletic
                                                                                        fields, cemeteries,
                                                                                        parks & commercial
                                                                                        turf).
11603-52..........................  Agan Imazethapyr       Imazethapyr...............  Field corn (Clearfield
                                     Technical.                                         corn hybrids only) &
                                                                                        Clearfield rice.
11678-71..........................  Pyriproxyfen           Pyriproxyfen..............  Greenhouse non-food,
                                     Technical.                                         Terrestrial non-food
                                                                                        crop, Terrestrial food
                                                                                        uses.
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    Users of these products in Table 1 of this unit, who desire 
continued use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the 
applicable registrant before May 3, 2013, because the registrants 
requested a waiver of 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 No.              Product name           Active ingredient          Delete from label
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87284-3...........................  Willowood              Propiconazole.............  Wood preservative uses
                                     Propiconazole
                                     Technical II.
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    Users of this product in Table 2 of this unit who desire continued 
use on crops or sites being deleted should contact the applicable 
registrant before September 30, 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 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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100...............................  Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC, P.O.
                                     Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419-
                                     8300.
9198..............................  The Andersons Lawn Fertilizer
                                     Division, Inc., P.O. Box 119,
                                     Maumee, OH 43537.
11603.............................  Agan Chemical Manufacturing, Ltd.,
                                     3120 Highwoods Blvd., Suite 100,
                                     Raleigh, NC 27604.
11678.............................  Makhteshim Agan of North America,
                                     Inc., 3120 Highwoods Blvd., Suite
                                     100, Raleigh, NC 27604.
87284.............................  Willowood Propiconazole, LLC, 1600
                                     NW., Garden Valley Blvd., Suite
                                     120, Roseburg, OR 97471.
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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 May 3, 2013, for the requests that the 
registrants requested to waive the 180-day comment period and no later 
than September 30, 2013, for the requests with a 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: March 18, 2013.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-07644 Filed 4-2-13; 8:45 am]
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