[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 128 (Wednesday, July 3, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40138-40140]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-15865]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2005-0057; FRL-9389-6]


Chlorpyrifos; 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 registrant and accepted by the Agency, of 
products containing chlorpyrifos, pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, 
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). This cancellation order follows 
a March 9, 2005 Federal Register Notice of Receipt of Request from the 
registrant listed in Table 2 of Unit II. to voluntarily cancel these 
product registrations. These are not the last products containing this 
pesticide registered for use in the United States. In the March 9, 2005 
notice, EPA indicated that it would issue an order implementing the 
cancellations, unless the Agency received substantive comments within 
the 180-day comment period that would merit its further review of these 
requests, or unless the registrant withdrew their request. The Agency 
did not receive any comments on the notice. Further, the registrant did 
not withdraw their request. 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 July 3, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Myers, Pesticide Re-Evaluation 
Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-
0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8589; fax number: (703) 308-7070; 
email address: myers.tom@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-2005-0057, 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 cancellations, as requested by the 
registrant, of the products registered under FIFRA section 3. These 
registrations are listed in sequence by

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registration number in Table 1 of this unit.

                                   Table 1--Chlorpyrifos Product Cancellations
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      EPA Registration number                                       Product name
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062719-00014......................  Dursban \1/2\ G Granular.
062719-00035......................  Dursban Turf Insecticide.
062719-00038......................  Lorsban 50-SI Wettable Powder.
062719-00039......................  Lorsban 50-W Wettable Powder.
062719-00054......................  Dursban 1-D.
062719-00068......................  Dursban 50w.
062719-00167......................  Equity.
062719-00255......................  Dursban 50W-N in Water Soluble Packets.
062719-00293......................  Dursban 75WG.
062719-00295......................  Lorsban 30G.
062719-00316......................  Dursban Plus Fertilizer 2.
062719-00349......................  Lentrek 6.
062719-00350......................  XRM-5222.
062719-00354......................  Dursban 30 SEC.
062719-00380......................  Lorsban 12.6%.
062719-00382......................  Chlorfos 4E Insecticide.
062719-00383......................  Chlorfos 15G.
CA940017..........................  Lorsban 4E-HF.
FL920007..........................  Lorsban 50W.
ID860017..........................  Dow Dursban 4E Insecticide.
LA960005..........................  Dursban TC Concentrate.
LA960007..........................  Equity Termiticide Concentrate.
MN960003..........................  Lorsban 4E-SG.
MS910008..........................  Equity Termiticide Concentrate.
MS930012..........................  Dursban 4E Insecticide.
MS960008..........................  Dursban TC Concentrate.
MS960009..........................  Equity Termiticide Concentrate.
MS960010..........................  Dursban TC Concentrate.
MS960014..........................  Dursban TC Concentrate.
ND950006..........................  Lorsban 4E-SG.
SC960003..........................  Dursban TC Concentrate.
SC960004..........................  Dursban TC Concentrate.
SC960005..........................  Equity Termiticide Concentrate.
TN900007..........................  Dursban Turf Insecticide
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    Table 2 of this unit includes the name and address of record for 
the registrant of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit, by EPA 
company number. This number corresponds to the first part of the EPA 
registration numbers of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit.

                Table 2--Registrant of Cancelled Products
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            EPA Company number                Company name and  address
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62719.....................................  Dow AgroSciences, LLC,
                                            9330 Zionsville Rd.,
                                            Indianapolis, IN 46268.
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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 March 9, 2005 Federal Register notice announcing the 
Agency's receipt of the request for voluntary cancellations of products 
listed in Table 1 of Unit II.

 IV. Cancellation Order

    Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f), EPA hereby approves the requested 
cancellations of chlorpyrifos registrations identified in Table 1 of 
Unit II. Accordingly, the Agency hereby orders that the product 
registrations identified in Table 1 of Unit II. are canceled. The 
effective date of the cancellations that are subject of this notice is 
July 3, 2013. Any distribution, sale, or use of existing stocks of the 
products 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 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 on March 9, 2005 (70 FR 11634) (FRL-7701-3). The comment period 
closed on September 6, 2005.

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 Federal Register Notice of March 9, 2005, 
proposed to allow without limitation the distribution or sale of 
existing stocks by non-registrants, as well as the use of existing 
stocks. However, over 8 years have now passed since that notice was 
published and it is EPA's understanding that the registrant has not 
produced the products since that time. As a result, EPA believes there 
is likely little if any product remaining in the channels of

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trade and believes what little there may be of these old products 
should no longer be put to use. Accordingly, the cancellation order 
issued in this notice includes the following existing stocks 
provisions: The cancellation order issued in this notice includes the 
following existing stocks provisions.
    The distribution, sale or use of existing stocks will not be lawful 
under FIFRA with the date of this cancellation order except for the 
purpose of returns and relabeling, shipping such stocks for export 
consistent with the requirements of section 17 of FIFRA, or for proper 
disposal.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: June 10, 2013.
Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,
Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-15865 Filed 7-2-13; 8:45 am]
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