[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 144 (Wednesday, July 28, 2010)]
[Pages 44247-44249]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-18375]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0901; FRL-8836-9]

Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice announces EPA's order for the cancellations, 
voluntarily requested by the registrants and accepted by the Agency, of 
the products listed in Table 1, pursuant to section 6(f)(1) of the 
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as 
amended. This cancellation order follows a December 30, 2009 Federal 
Register Notice of Receipt of Requests from the registrants listed in 
Table 2 to voluntarily cancel these product registrations. In the 
December 30, 2009 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 registrants withdrew their 
requests. The Agency did not receive any comments on the notice. The 
registrants did not withdraw their requests. 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 28, 2010.

evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 308-8177; fax 
number: (703) 308-8090; e-mail address: briscoe.barbara@epa.gov.


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. If you have any questions regarding the 
applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person 

B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information?

    EPA has established a docket for this action under docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0901. Publicly available 
docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at 
http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the 
Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-
4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, 
VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. 
to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket 
Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

II. What Action is the Agency Taking?

    This notice announces the cancellation, as requested by 
registrants, of 17 products registered under FIFRA section 3. These 
registrations are listed in sequence by registration number in Table 1.

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                    Table 1. --Product Cancellations
     EPA Registration Number         Product Name        Chemical Name
002382-00054                      Otomite-Pesticidal  Piperonyl
002382-00092                      Pet-Guard Gel       Piperonyl
                                   Forte               butoxide,
                                                       ne glycol
002382-00126                      Duocide L.A.        Permethrin, MGK
                                                       264, Pyrethrins
002382-00158                      Knockout Flea and   Permethrin,
                                   Tick Carpet Spray   Piperonyl
                                   1          butoxide,
042697-00034                      Safer Brand Entire  Pyrethrins,
                                   Insect Killer       Potassium laurate
067517-00004                      Insecticide Mist    Pyrethrins,
067517-00012                      Dairy Spray         Pyrethrins,
067517-00041                      Rose and Flower     Pyrethrins,
                                   Spray               Piperonyl
067517-00042                      Tomato and          Pyrethrins,
                                   Vegetable Spray     Piperonyl
067517-00043                      Fly-A-Rest AQ       Pyrethrins,
067517-00045                      Hard Hitter         Permethrin
067517-00049                      Dog and Cat Spray   Pyrethrins,
                                   Or Dip              Piperonyl
067517-00051                      Flea And Tick       Pyrethrins,
                                   Spray               Permethrin
067517-00056                      Flea And Insect     Pyrethrins,
                                   Carpet Dust         Piperonyl
067517-00057                      Cat And Dog         Pyrethrins,
                                   Pyrethrin Powder    Piperonyl
067517-00061                      Permethrin 10%      Permethrin
                                   W.B. Multi-
067517-00080                      Permethrin 10% Oil  Permethrin
                                   Base Concentrate

    Table 2 includes the names and addresses of record for all 
registrants of the products in Table 1, in sequence by EPA company 
number. This number corresponds to the first part of the EPA 
registration numbers of the products listed in Table 1.

              Table 2. --Registrants of Cancelled Products
            EPA Company Number                Company Name and Address
002382                                      Virbac AH, Inc.
                                            1445 Ross Avenue,
                                            Suite 3800
                                            Dallas, TX 75202
042697                                      Safer, Inc.
                                            69 North Locust St.,
                                            P.O. Box 327
                                            Lititz, PA 17543
067517                                      PM Resources, Inc.
                                            P.O. Box 162059
                                            Fort Worth, TX 76161

III. Summary of Public Comments Received and Agency Response to 

     During the public comment period provided, EPA received no 
comments in response to the December 30, 2009 Federal Register notice 
announcing the Agency's receipt of the requests for voluntary 
cancellations of products listed in Table 1.

IV. Cancellation Order

    Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f), EPA hereby approves the requested 
cancellations of the registrations identified in Table 1. Accordingly, 
the Agency hereby orders that the product registrations identified in 
Table 1 are canceled. The effective date of the cancellations that are 
subject of this notice is July 28, 2010. Any distribution, sale, or use 
of existing stocks of the products identified in Table 1 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 in the Federal Register issue of December 30, 2009 (74 FR 
69090) (FRL-8804-6). The comment period closed on June 28, 2010.

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 existing stocks provisions for the products 
subject to this order are as follows.
     The registrants may continue to sell and distribute existing 
stocks of products listed in Table 1 until July 28, 2011, which is 1 
year after the publication of the Cancellation Order in the Federal 
Register. Thereafter, the registrants are prohibited from selling or 
distributing products listed in Table 1, except for export in 
accordance with FIFRA section 17, or proper disposal. Persons other 
than the registrants may sell, distribute, or use existing stocks of 
products listed in Table 1 until existing stocks are exhausted, 
provided that such

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sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms of the 
previously approved labeling on, or that accompanied, the canceled 

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: July 21, 2010.
 Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,
Director, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 

[FR Doc. 2010-18375 Filed 7-27-10; 8:45 am]