Tralomethrin and Fenarimol Registration Review Final Decisions; Notice of Availability, 69839-69840 [2012-28213]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 21, 2012 / Notices in the proposed EUP include Cry1A.105, Cry2Ab2, Cry IF, Vip3Aa20, Cry3Bb1, Cry34Abl/Cry35Abl and eCry3.1Ab. The environmental and human health safety of these proteins has been demonstrated, and they are exempted from the requirement of a tolerance (40 CFR 174.501, 174.502, 174.506, 174.518, 174.519, 174.520, 174.528, 174.532). A permanent tolerance exemption has been established for nucleic acids including the dsRNA that is part of the PIPs (40 CFR 174.507). Other marker proteins PAT, CP4 EPSPS, and PMI are also exempt from the requirement of a tolerance (40 CFR 174.522, 174.523, 174.527). The tests will be conducted in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico and in the U.S. in twenty two (22) states as follows: Arkansas (AR), California (CA), Colorado (CO), Georgia (GA), Hawaii (HI), Idaho (ID), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Iowa (IA), Kansas (KS), Michigan (MI), Minnesota (MN), Mississippi (MS), Missouri (MO), Nebraska (NE), North Carolina (NC), Ohio (OH), Pennsylvania (PA), South Carolina (SC), South Dakota (SD), Tennessee (TN), Wisconsin (WI). The two protocols in the EUP include: (1) Seed development and increase for future testing including nursery observations of traits in various genetic backgrounds; and (2) product characterization work including phenotypic and agronomic observations, efficacy, yield benefit evaluations and regulatory data generation. A copy of the application and any information submitted is available for public review in the docket established for this EUP application. Following the review of the application and any comments and data received in response to this solicitation, EPA will decide whether to issue or deny the EUP request, and if issued, the conditions under which it is to be conducted. Any issuance of an EUP will be announced in the Federal Register. List of Subjects srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Dated: November 8, 2012, Keith Matthews, Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2012–28215 Filed 11–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P 16:56 Nov 20, 2012 [EPA–HQ–OPP–2012–0425; FRL–9368–9] Tralomethrin and Fenarimol Registration Review Final Decisions; Notice of Availability Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the availability of EPA’s final registration review decision for the pesticides tralomethrin and fenarimol. Registration review is EPA’s periodic review of pesticide registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the statutory standard for registration, that is, that the pesticide can perform its intended function without causing unreasonable adverse effects on human health or the environment. Through this program, EPA is ensuring that each pesticide’s registration is based on current scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health and the environment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For pesticide specific information, contact: Wilhelmena Livingston (tralomethrin), telephone number: (703) 308–8025; fax number: (703) 308–8005; email address: livingston.wilhelmena@epa.gov, or Garland Waleko (fenarimol), telephone number: (703) 308–8049; fax number: (703) 308–8005; email address: waleko.garland@epa.gov., Pesticide Reevaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001. For general information on the registration review program, contact: Kevin Costello, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 305–5026; fax number: (703) 308–8005; email address: costello.kevin@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. General Information Environmental protection, Experimental use permits. VerDate Mar<15>2010 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Jkt 229001 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, farm worker 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 PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69839 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 pesticide specific contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 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–2012–0425, 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. Background A. What action is the agency taking? Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.58(c), this notice announces the availability of EPA’s registration review final decisions for tralomethrin, Case Number 7400, and fenarimol, Case Number 7001. Tralomethrin was a broad-spectrum Type II systemic pyrethroid ester insecticide that was registered for use in a variety of residential and commercial settings, and on a small number of agricultural crops including broccoli, cauliflower, cotton, lettuce, peanuts, and sunflowers. Tralomethrin technical was cancelled in a product cancellation order issued in the Federal Register of February 25, 2011. The effective date of the cancellation is February 25, 2011 (76 FR 10587, February 25, 2011). Fenarimol is a member of the pyrimidine class of fungicides used for control of such pests as scab, powdery mildew, rusts, and leaf spot. Fenarimol inhibits fungal growth by adversely affecting the formation of the fungal sterol ergosterol, and is currently registered for use on fruit and nut crops such as apples, cherries, filberts (nonbearing), grapes, hops, pears, and pecans, as well as on ornamental plants, trees, and grasses and turf lawns. The fenarimol technical and end use products are voluntarily canceled as of July 31, 2013. Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.57, a registration review decision is the E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 69840 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 225 / Wednesday, November 21, 2012 / Notices Agency’s determination whether a pesticide meets, or does not meet, the standard for registration in FIFRA. EPA has considered tralomethrin and fenarimol in light of the FIFRA standard for registration. The tralomethrin and fenarimol final decision documents in the docket describe the Agency’s rationale for issuing a registration review final decision for these pesticides. In addition to the final registration review decision documents, the registration review docket for tralomethrin and fenarimol also includes other relevant documents related to the registration review of these cases. The proposed registration review decisions were posted to the docket and the public was invited to submit any comments or new information. During the 60-day comment period, no public comments were received. Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.58(c), the registration review case docket for tralomethrin and fenarimol will remain open until all actions required in the final decision have been completed. Background on the registration review program is provided at: http:// www.epa.gov/oppsrrd1/ registration_review. Links to earlier documents related to the registration review of these pesticides are provided at: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/ chemicalsearch/. B. What is the agency’s authority for taking this action? Section 3(g) of FIFRA and 40 CFR part 155, subpart C, provide authority for this action. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Registration review, Pesticides and pests, Tralomethrin and Fenarimol. Dated: November 9, 2012. Richard P. Keigwin, Jr., Director, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2012–28213 Filed 11–20–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Iodomethane; Notice of Receipt of Request to Voluntarily Cancel Iodomethane Pesticide Registrations and Amend a Registration Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Nov 20, 2012 Jkt 229001 Comments must be received on or before December 21, 2012. DATES: Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2005–0252, 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.htm. Additional instructions on commenting or visiting the docket, along with more information about dockets generally, is available at http:// www.epa.gov/dockets. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [EPA–HQ–OPP–2005–0252; FRL–9370–2] AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), EPA is issuing a notice of receipt of a request by the registrant to voluntarily cancel the registrations of products containing the pesticide iodomethane. In addition, the registrant has amended the terms and conditions of registration for their iodomethane technical product so that as of January 1, 2013, Arysta LifeScience North America, LLC (Arysta) will not sell or distribute this product unless it bears a label statement. The registrant’s request would terminate the last iodomethane products registered for use in the United States. EPA intends to grant this request at the close of the comment period for this announcement unless the Agency receives substantive comments within the comment period that would merit its further review of the request. If EPA issues a final order granting this request, the sale, distribution, or use of the products listed in this notice will be permitted only in accordance with the terms as described in the final order. SUMMARY: Andrea Mojica, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (703) 308–0122; fax number: (703) 308–8090; email address: mojica.andrea@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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. E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0425; FRL-9368-9]


Tralomethrin and Fenarimol Registration Review Final Decisions; 
Notice of Availability

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the availability of EPA's final 
registration review decision for the pesticides tralomethrin and 
fenarimol. Registration review is EPA's periodic review of pesticide 
registrations to ensure that each pesticide continues to satisfy the 
statutory standard for registration, that is, that the pesticide can 
perform its intended function without causing unreasonable adverse 
effects on human health or the environment. Through this program, EPA 
is ensuring that each pesticide's registration is based on current 
scientific and other knowledge, including its effects on human health 
and the environment.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For pesticide specific information, 
contact: Wilhelmena Livingston (tralomethrin), telephone number: (703) 
308-8025; fax number: (703) 308-8005; email address: 
livingston.wilhelmena@epa.gov, or Garland Waleko (fenarimol), telephone 
number: (703) 308-8049; fax number: (703) 308-8005; email address: 
waleko.garland@epa.gov., Pesticide Re-evaluation Division (7508P), 
Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001.
    For general information on the registration review program, 
contact: Kevin Costello, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division (7508P), 
Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: 
(703) 305-5026; fax number: (703) 308-8005; email address: 
costello.kevin@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, farm worker 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 pesticide specific contact person listed under FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT.

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-2012-0425, 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. Background

A. What action is the agency taking?

    Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.58(c), this notice announces the 
availability of EPA's registration review final decisions for 
tralomethrin, Case Number 7400, and fenarimol, Case Number 7001. 
Tralomethrin was a broad-spectrum Type II systemic pyrethroid ester 
insecticide that was registered for use in a variety of residential and 
commercial settings, and on a small number of agricultural crops 
including broccoli, cauliflower, cotton, lettuce, peanuts, and 
sunflowers. Tralomethrin technical was cancelled in a product 
cancellation order issued in the Federal Register of February 25, 2011. 
The effective date of the cancellation is February 25, 2011 (76 FR 
10587, February 25, 2011). Fenarimol is a member of the pyrimidine 
class of fungicides used for control of such pests as scab, powdery 
mildew, rusts, and leaf spot. Fenarimol inhibits fungal growth by 
adversely affecting the formation of the fungal sterol ergosterol, and 
is currently registered for use on fruit and nut crops such as apples, 
cherries, filberts (nonbearing), grapes, hops, pears, and pecans, as 
well as on ornamental plants, trees, and grasses and turf lawns. The 
fenarimol technical and end use products are voluntarily canceled as of 
July 31, 2013.
    Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.57, a registration review decision is the

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Agency's determination whether a pesticide meets, or does not meet, the 
standard for registration in FIFRA. EPA has considered tralomethrin and 
fenarimol in light of the FIFRA standard for registration. The 
tralomethrin and fenarimol final decision documents in the docket 
describe the Agency's rationale for issuing a registration review final 
decision for these pesticides.
    In addition to the final registration review decision documents, 
the registration review docket for tralomethrin and fenarimol also 
includes other relevant documents related to the registration review of 
these cases. The proposed registration review decisions were posted to 
the docket and the public was invited to submit any comments or new 
information. During the 60-day comment period, no public comments were 
received. Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.58(c), the registration review case 
docket for tralomethrin and fenarimol will remain open until all 
actions required in the final decision have been completed.
    Background on the registration review program is provided at: 
http://www.epa.gov/oppsrrd1/registration_review. Links to earlier 
documents related to the registration review of these pesticides are 
provided at: http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/chemicalsearch/.

B. What is the agency's authority for taking this action?

    Section 3(g) of FIFRA and 40 CFR part 155, subpart C, provide 
authority for this action.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Registration review, Pesticides and 
pests, Tralomethrin and Fenarimol.

    Dated: November 9, 2012.
Richard P. Keigwin, Jr.,
Director, Pesticide Re-evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 
Programs.
[FR Doc. 2012-28213 Filed 11-20-12; 8:45 am]
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