[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 166 (Wednesday, August 27, 1997)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45412-45413]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-22805]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[OPP-00494; FRL-5736-4]


Cadmus Group, Inc.; Transfer of Data

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is a notice to certain persons who have submitted 
information to EPA in connection with pesticide information 
requirements imposed under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and 
Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act 
(FFDCA). Cadmus Group, Inc. has been awarded a contract to perform work 
for the EPA Office of Water, and will be provided access to certain 
information submitted to EPA under FIFRA and FFDCA. Some of this 
information may have been claimed to be confidential business 
information (CBI) by submitters. This information will be transferred 
to Cadmus Group, Inc. consistent with the requirements of 40 CFR 
2.307(h)(3) and 40 CFR 2.308(i)(2), and will enable Cadmus

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Group, Inc. to fulfill the obligations of the contract.

DATES: Cadmus Group, Inc. will be given access to this information no 
sooner than September 2, 1997.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: BeWanda Alexander, 
Information Resources and Services Division (7502C), Office of 
Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., 
Washington, DC 20460. Office location, telephone number, and e-mail 
address: Rm. 700N, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway, 
Arlington, VA, (703) 305-5259, e-mail: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under Contract No. 68-C7-0002, Cadmus Group, 
Inc. will provide technical support to the EPA Office of Water to 
conduct laboratory and field studies and derive from published 
literature detailed and comprehensive data bases for chemical and 
microbiological pollutants encountered in drinking water, ambient 
water, wastewater/sewages sludge, sediment/dredge spoils, fish, and 
wildlife. Cadmus Group, Inc. will also provide technical guidance based 
on studies and data base analyses concerning the following areas: (1) 
The toxicokinetics, human and ecological exposure, occurrence, 
environmental fate and effects of chemicals; and (2) infectivity, 
occurrence and environmental fate of microbial contaminants. No 
subcontractors will be given access to CBI under this contract.
    The Office of Water and the Office of Pesticide Programs have 
jointly determined that the contract herein described involves work 
that is being conducted in connection with FIFRA, in that pesticide 
chemicals will be the subject of certain evaluations to be made under 
this contract. These evaluations may be used in subsequent regulatory 
decisions under FIFRA. Some of this information may be entitled to 
confidential treatment. The information has been submitted to EPA under 
sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 of FIFRA and under sections 408 and 409 of 
FFDCA.
    In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(2), the 
contract with Cadmus Group, Inc., prohibits use of the information for 
any purpose other than specified in the contract; prohibits disclosure 
of the information to a third party without prior written approval from 
the Agency; and requires that each official and employee of the 
contractor sign an agreement to protect the information from 
unauthorized release and to handle it in accordance with the FIFRA 
Information Security Manual. In addition, Cadmus Group, Inc. is 
required to submit for EPA approval a security plan under which any CBI 
will be secured and protected against unauthorized release or 
compromise. No information will be provided to this contractor until 
the above requirements have been fully satisfied. Records of 
information provided to this contractor will be maintained by the 
Project Officer for this contract in the EPA Office of Water. All 
information supplied by EPA for use in connection with this contract 
will be returned to EPA when Cadmus Group, Inc. has completed its work.

    Dated: August 7, 1997.
Daniel M. Barolo,
Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 97-22805 Filed 8-26-97; 8:45 am]
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