[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 28, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53139-53141]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-21017]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038; FRL-9398-2]


Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Application for New 
Uses

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

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ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the receipt of applications to add new 
food uses on previously registered pesticide products containing the 
insecticide flonicamid, pursuant to the provisions of the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

DATES: Comments must be received on or before September 27, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification 
(ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038, by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Do not submit 
electronically any information you consider to be Confidential Business 
Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted 
by statute.
     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.html.
    Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along 
with more information about dockets generally, is available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lois A. Rossi, Registration Division 
(7504P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone 
number: (703) 305-7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an 
agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. 
The following list of North American Industrial Classification System 
(NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a 
guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. 
Potentially affected entities may include:
     Crop production (NAICS code 111).
     Animal production (NAICS code 112).
     Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311).
     Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532).

B. What should I consider as I prepare my comments for EPA?

    1. Submitting CBI. Do not submit this information to EPA through 
regulations.gov or email. Clearly mark the part or all of the 
information that you claim to be CBI. For CBI information in a disk or 
CD-ROM that you mail to EPA, mark the outside of the disk or CD-ROM as 
CBI and then identify electronically within the disk or CD-ROM the 
specific information that is claimed as CBI. In addition to one 
complete version of the comment that includes information claimed as 
CBI, a copy of the comment that does not contain the information 
claimed as CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public docket. 
Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance with 
procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2.
    2. Tips for preparing your comments. When submitting comments, 
remember to:
    i. Identify the document by docket ID number and other identifying 
information (subject heading, Federal Register date and page number).
    ii. Follow directions. The Agency may ask you to respond to 
specific questions or organize comments by referencing a Code of 
Federal Regulations (CFR) part or section number.
    iii. Explain why you agree or disagree; suggest alternatives and 
substitute language for your requested changes.
    iv. Describe any assumptions and provide any technical information 
and/or data that you used.
    v. If you estimate potential costs or burdens, explain how you 
arrived at your estimate in sufficient detail to allow for it to be 
reproduced.
    vi. Provide specific examples to illustrate your concerns and 
suggest alternatives.
    vii. Explain your views as clearly as possible, avoiding the use of 
profanity or personal threats.
    viii. Make sure to submit your comments by the comment period 
deadline identified.

II. Registration Applications

    EPA has received four applications for the addition of new food 
uses on previously registered pesticide products containing the 
insecticide, flonicamid (N-(cyanomethyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)-3-
pyridinecarboxamide, (Decisions Nos. 473574, 473576, 473579, 473580, 
473581, 473582, 473583, and 473584), pursuant to the provisions of 
FIFRA section 3(c), and is publishing this notice of receipt of these 
applications pursuant to FIFRA section 3(c)(4). Notice of receipt of 
these applications does not imply a decision by the Agency on the 
following applications:
    1. Registration Number: 71512-7. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-
0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 Auburn 
Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. Product 
Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): Alfalfa, 
forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, hay; 
fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); fruit, stone (crop group 12-12); 
peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 9); 
and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).
    2. Registration Number: 71512-9. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-
0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 Auburn 
Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. Product 
Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): Alfalfa, 
forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, hay; 
fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); fruit, stone (crop group 12-12); 
peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 9); 
and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).
    3. Registration Number: 71512-10. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-
2013-0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 
Auburn Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. 
Product Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): 
Alfalfa, forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, 
hay; fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); and fruit, stone (crop group 12-
12); peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 
9); and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).
    4. Registration Number: 71512-14. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-
2013-0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 
Auburn Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. 
Product Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): 
Alfalfa, forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, 
hay; fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); fruit, stone (crop group 12-12); 
peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 9); 
and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pest.


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    Dated: August 22, 2013.
G. Jeffrey Herndon,
Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-21017 Filed 8-27-13; 8:45 am]
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