Receipt of Information Under the Toxic Substances Control Act, 69059 [2016-24112]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2016 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2013–0677; FRL–9953–29] Receipt of Information Under the Toxic Substances Control Act Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA is announcing its receipt of information submitted pursuant to an Enforceable Consent Agreement (ECA) issued by EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). As required by TSCA, this document identifies each chemical substance and/ or mixture for which information has been received; the uses or intended uses of such chemical substance and/or mixture and the information required by the applicable protocols and methodologies for the development of information; and describes the nature of the information received. Each chemical substance and/or mixture related to this announcement is identified in Unit I. under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Kathy Calvo, Chemical Control Division (7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: (202) 564–8089; email address: calvo.kathy@epa.gov. For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554– 1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@ epa.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Chemical Substances and/or Mixtures Information about the following chemical substance and/or mixture is provided in Unit IV.: Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556–67–2). asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Federal Register Publication Requirement Section 4(d) of TSCA (15 U.S.C. 2603(d)) requires EPA to publish a notice in the Federal Register reporting the receipt of information submitted pursuant to ECAs promulgated under TSCA section 4(a) (15 U.S.C. 2603). III. Docket Information A docket, identified by the docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ– OPPT–2013–0677, has been established for this Federal Register document that announces the receipt of information. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Oct 04, 2016 Jkt 241001 Upon EPA’s completion of its quality assurance review, the information received will be added to the docket for the ECA that required the information. Use the docket ID number provided in Unit IV. to access the information in the docket for the related ECA. The docket for this Federal Register document and the docket for each related ECA is available electronically at http://www.regulations.gov or in person at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. 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 OPPT Docket is (202) 566–0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets. IV. Information Received This unit contains the information required by TSCA section 4(d) for the information received by EPA. Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556–67–2) 1. Chemical Use(s): D4 is used as an intermediate for silicone copolymers and other chemicals. D4 is also used in industrial processing applications as a solvent (which becomes part of a product formulation or mixture), finishing agent, and an adhesive and sealant chemical. It is also used for both consumer and commercial purposes in paints and coatings, and plastic and rubber products and has consumer uses in polishes, sanitation, soaps, detergents, adhesives, and sealants. 2. Applicable ECA: Final Enforceable Consent Agreement for Environmental Testing for Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556–67–2). 3. Information Received: The following listing describes the nature of the test data received. The test data will be added to the docket for the applicable ECA and can be found by referencing the docket ID number provided. EPA reviews of information will be added to the same docket upon completion. a. Field Sampling of Benthic Organisms: Carrolton, KY; Gresham, OR; Iowa City, IA; and Steamboat Springs, CO. The docket ID number assigned to this data is EPA–HQ–OPPT– 2012–2009. PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69059 b. Interim Progress Report. The docket ID number assigned to this data is EPA– HQ–OPPT–2012–2009. Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq. Dated: September 29, 2016. Maria J. Doa, Director, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. 2016–24112 Filed 10–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2015–0163; FRL–9952–04] Amendments, Extensions, and/or Issuances of Experimental Use Permits Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: EPA has granted amendments, extensions, and/or issuances of experimental use permits (EUPs) to the pesticide applicants described in Unit II. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. An EUP allows use of a pesticide for experimental or research purposes only in accordance with the limitations in the permit. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert McNally, Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460–0001; main telephone number: (703) 305–7090; email address: BPPDFRNotices@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. General Information A. Does this action apply to me? This action is directed to the public in general. Although this action may be of particular interest to those persons who conduct or sponsor research on pesticides, EPA 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 dockets for these actions, identified by the docket identification (ID) numbers as shown in the body of this document, are 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), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0677; FRL-9953-29]


Receipt of Information Under the Toxic Substances Control Act

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA is announcing its receipt of information submitted 
pursuant to an Enforceable Consent Agreement (ECA) issued by EPA under 
the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). As required by TSCA, this 
document identifies each chemical substance and/or mixture for which 
information has been received; the uses or intended uses of such 
chemical substance and/or mixture and the information required by the 
applicable protocols and methodologies for the development of 
information; and describes the nature of the information received. Each 
chemical substance and/or mixture related to this announcement is 
identified in Unit I. under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
    For technical information contact: Kathy Calvo, Chemical Control 
Division (7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8089; email 
address: calvo.kathy@epa.gov.
    For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 
422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 
554-1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Chemical Substances and/or Mixtures

    Information about the following chemical substance and/or mixture 
is provided in Unit IV.: Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556-
67-2).

II. Federal Register Publication Requirement

    Section 4(d) of TSCA (15 U.S.C. 2603(d)) requires EPA to publish a 
notice in the Federal Register reporting the receipt of information 
submitted pursuant to ECAs promulgated under TSCA section 4(a) (15 
U.S.C. 2603).

III. Docket Information

    A docket, identified by the docket identification (ID) number EPA-
HQ-OPPT-2013-0677, has been established for this Federal Register 
document that announces the receipt of information. Upon EPA's 
completion of its quality assurance review, the information received 
will be added to the docket for the ECA that required the information. 
Use the docket ID number provided in Unit IV. to access the information 
in the docket for the related ECA.
    The docket for this Federal Register document and the docket for 
each related ECA is available electronically at http://www.regulations.gov or in person at the Office of Pollution Prevention 
and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket 
Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. 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 OPPT Docket is (202) 566-
0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information 
about the docket available at http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

IV. Information Received

    This unit contains the information required by TSCA section 4(d) 
for the information received by EPA.

Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556-67-2)

    1. Chemical Use(s): D4 is used as an intermediate for silicone 
copolymers and other chemicals. D4 is also used in industrial 
processing applications as a solvent (which becomes part of a product 
formulation or mixture), finishing agent, and an adhesive and sealant 
chemical. It is also used for both consumer and commercial purposes in 
paints and coatings, and plastic and rubber products and has consumer 
uses in polishes, sanitation, soaps, detergents, adhesives, and 
sealants.
    2. Applicable ECA: Final Enforceable Consent Agreement for 
Environmental Testing for Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) (CASRN 556-
67-2).
    3. Information Received: The following listing describes the nature 
of the test data received. The test data will be added to the docket 
for the applicable ECA and can be found by referencing the docket ID 
number provided. EPA reviews of information will be added to the same 
docket upon completion.
    a. Field Sampling of Benthic Organisms: Carrolton, KY; Gresham, OR; 
Iowa City, IA; and Steamboat Springs, CO. The docket ID number assigned 
to this data is EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-2009.
    b. Interim Progress Report. The docket ID number assigned to this 
data is EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-2009.

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.

    Dated: September 29, 2016.
Maria J. Doa,
Director, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and 
Toxics.
[FR Doc. 2016-24112 Filed 10-4-16; 8:45 am]
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