Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations, 59598-59599 [2017-27093]

Download as PDF 59598 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 240 / Friday, December 15, 2017 / Notices Pursuant to 40 CFR 1506.9 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Notice Section 309(a) of the Clean Air Act requires that EPA make public its comments on EISs issued by other Federal agencies. EPA’s comment letters on EISs are available at: https:// cdxnodengn.epa.gov/cdx-nepa-public/ action/eia/search. EIS No. 20170238, Draft, FERC, CA, Lassen Lodge Hydroelectric Project, Comment Period Ends: 02/02/2018, Contact: Kenneth Hogan 202–502– 8434. EIS No. 20170239, Final Supplement, BOEM, LA, Gulf of Mexico OCS Lease Sale Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement 2018, Review Period Ends: 01/15/2018, Contact: Mr. Greg Koslowski 504–736–2512. EIS No. 20170240, Final, ARS, USFS, WY, Final Environmental Impact Statement—Use of Domestic Sheep, Goats, and Pack Goats, Review Period Ends: 02/13/2018, Contact: Casey McQuiston 307–578–5134. Amended Notices EIS No. 20170218, Draft, NMFS, WA, 10 Salmon and Steelhead Hatchery Programs in the Duwamish-Green River Basin, Contact: Steve Leider 360–753–4650, Revision to FR Notice Published 11/03/2017; Extending Comment Period from 12/20/2017 to 01/19/2018. Dated: December 12, 2017. Kelly Knight Director, NEPA Compliance Division, Office of Federal Activities. [FR Doc. 2017–27090 Filed 12–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P [EPA–HQ–OPP–2017–0069; FRL–9969–98] Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 of Unit II, pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA). This cancellation order follows an April 10, 2017 Federal Register Notice of Receipt of Requests from the registrants listed in Table 2 of Unit II to voluntarily cancel these product registrations. In the April 10, 2017 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. 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 December 15, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Green, Information Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone SUMMARY: number: (703) 347–0367; email address: green.christopher@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, 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. 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–2017–0069, 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), West William Jefferson Clinton 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. What action is the Agency taking? This notice announces the cancellations, as requested by registrants, of products registered under FIFRA section 3 (7 U.S.C. 136a). These registrations are listed in sequence by registration number in Table 1 of this unit. TABLE 1—PRODUCT CANCELLATIONS Company No. 42750–78 .......... 42750–183 ........ 66171–1 ............ Product name Active ingredient 42750 42750 66171 Picloram Acid Technical .............. Picloram Acid Technical .............. Advantage 256 ............................ 66171–2 ............ sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Registration No. 66171 Advantage 128 ............................ OR–990007 ...... WA–060002 ...... WA–960004 ...... 62719 62719 279 Kerb 50W Herbicide in WSP ...... Kerb 50–W .................................. Fyfanon ULV AG ......................... Picloram. Picloram. 2-Benzyl-4-chlorophenol; 4-tert-Amylphenol; & o-Phenylphenol (NO INERT USE). 2-Benzyl-4-chlorophenol; 4-tert-Amylphenol; & o-Phenylphenol (NO INERT USE). Propyzamide. Propyzamide. Malathion (NO INERT USE). Table 2 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for all VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:42 Dec 14, 2017 Jkt 244001 registrants of the products in Table 1 of this unit, in sequence by EPA company PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 number. This number corresponds to the first part of the EPA registration E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 240 / Friday, December 15, 2017 / Notices 59599 numbers of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit. TABLE 2—REGISTRANTS OF CANCELLED PRODUCTS EPA company No. Company name and address 279 ..................................................................................... 42750 ................................................................................. 62719 ................................................................................. 66171 ................................................................................. III. Summary of Public Comments Received and Agency Response to Comments During the public comment period provided, EPA received no comments in response to the Federal Register notice of April 10, 2017 (82 FR 17258) (FRL– 9959–67) announcing the Agency’s receipt of the requests for voluntary cancellations of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES IV. Cancellation Order Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f) (7 U.S.C. 136d(f)), EPA hereby approves the requested cancellations of the registrations identified in Table 1 of Unit II. Accordingly, the Agency hereby orders that the product registrations identified in Table 1 of Unit II are canceled. The effective date of the cancellations that are the subject of this notice is December 15, 2017. Any distribution, sale, or use of existing stocks of the products identified in Table 1 of Unit II 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 (7 U.S.C. 136d(f)(1)) 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 of April 10, 2017. The comment period closed on October 10, 2017. VI. Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks Existing stocks are those stocks of registered pesticide products which are currently in the United States and VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:42 Dec 14, 2017 Jkt 244001 FMC Corporation, 2929 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Albaugh, LLC, P.O. Box 2127, Valdosta, GA 31604–2127. Dow AgroSciences, LLC, 9330 Zionsville Rd., 308/2E, Indianapolis, IN 46268–1054. Preserve International, 944 Nandino Blvd., Lexington, KY 40511. 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 of Unit II until December 17, 2018, 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 (7 U.S.C. 1360), or proper disposal. Persons other than the registrants may sell, distribute, or use existing stocks of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II until existing stocks are exhausted, provided that such sale, distribution, or use is consistent with the terms of the previously approved labeling on, or that accompanied, the canceled products. Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq. Dated: November 14, 2017. Hamaad A. Syed, Acting Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. 2017–27093 Filed 12–14–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [EPA–HQ–OPP–2016–0729; FRL–9970–52] Registration Review Proposed Interim Decisions for Several Pesticides; Notice of Availability Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the availability of EPA’s proposed interim registration review decisions and opens a 60-day public comment period on the proposed interim decisions for the following pesticides: Cloransulammethyl, cymoxanil, cyprodinil, diethylene glycol monomethyl ether SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (DGME), dimethomorph, fomesafen, kresoxim-methyl, metalaxyl & mefenoxam, and the mineral acids. 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 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. DATES: Comments must be received on or before February 13, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by the docket identification (ID) number for the specific pesticide of interest provided in the table in Unit II, 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: For pesticide specific information, contact: The Chemical Review Manager for the pesticide of interest identified in the table in Unit II. For general information on the registration review program, contact: Dana Friedman, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division (7508P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0069; FRL-9969-98]


Product Cancellation Order for Certain Pesticide Registrations

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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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 of Unit II, pursuant to the Federal 
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).
    This cancellation order follows an April 10, 2017 Federal Register 
Notice of Receipt of Requests from the registrants listed in Table 2 of 
Unit II to voluntarily cancel these product registrations. In the April 
10, 2017 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. 
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 December 15, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Green, Information 
Technology and Resources Management Division (7502P), Office of 
Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 347-0367; 
email address: [email protected].

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, 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. 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-2017-0069, 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), West William Jefferson Clinton 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. What action is the Agency taking?

    This notice announces the cancellations, as requested by 
registrants, of products registered under FIFRA section 3 (7 U.S.C. 
136a). These registrations are listed in sequence by registration 
number in Table 1 of this unit.

                                         Table 1--Product Cancellations
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     Registration No.         Company No.                    Product name                     Active ingredient
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42750-78..................           42750  Picloram Acid Technical.......................  Picloram.
42750-183.................           42750  Picloram Acid Technical.......................  Picloram.
66171-1...................           66171  Advantage 256.................................  2-Benzyl-4-
                                                                                             chlorophenol; 4-
                                                                                             tert-Amylphenol; &
                                                                                             o-Phenylphenol (NO
                                                                                             INERT USE).
66171-2...................           66171  Advantage 128.................................  2-Benzyl-4-
                                                                                             chlorophenol; 4-
                                                                                             tert-Amylphenol; &
                                                                                             o-Phenylphenol (NO
                                                                                             INERT USE).
OR-990007.................           62719  Kerb 50W Herbicide in WSP.....................  Propyzamide.
WA-060002.................           62719  Kerb 50-W.....................................  Propyzamide.
WA-960004.................             279  Fyfanon ULV AG................................  Malathion (NO INERT
                                                                                             USE).
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    Table 2 of this unit includes the names and addresses of record for 
all registrants of the products in Table 1 of this unit, in sequence by 
EPA company number. This number corresponds to the first part of the 
EPA registration

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numbers of the products listed in Table 1 of this unit.

               Table 2--Registrants of Cancelled Products
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          EPA company No.                 Company name and address
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279...............................  FMC Corporation, 2929 Walnut Street,
                                     Philadelphia, PA 19104.
42750.............................  Albaugh, LLC, P.O. Box 2127,
                                     Valdosta, GA 31604-2127.
62719.............................  Dow AgroSciences, LLC, 9330
                                     Zionsville Rd., 308/2E,
                                     Indianapolis, IN 46268-1054.
66171.............................  Preserve International, 944 Nandino
                                     Blvd., Lexington, KY 40511.
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III. Summary of Public Comments Received and Agency Response to 
Comments

    During the public comment period provided, EPA received no comments 
in response to the Federal Register notice of April 10, 2017 (82 FR 
17258) (FRL-9959-67) announcing the Agency's receipt of the requests 
for voluntary cancellations of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II.

IV. Cancellation Order

    Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f) (7 U.S.C. 136d(f)), EPA hereby 
approves the requested cancellations of the registrations identified in 
Table 1 of Unit II. Accordingly, the Agency hereby orders that the 
product registrations identified in Table 1 of Unit II are canceled. 
The effective date of the cancellations that are the subject of this 
notice is December 15, 2017. Any distribution, sale, or use of existing 
stocks of the products identified in Table 1 of Unit II 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 (7 U.S.C. 136d(f)(1)) 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 of April 
10, 2017. The comment period closed on October 10, 2017.

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 of Unit II until December 17, 2018, 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 (7 U.S.C. 1360), or proper 
disposal. Persons other than the registrants may sell, distribute, or 
use existing stocks of products listed in Table 1 of Unit II until 
existing stocks are exhausted, provided that such sale, distribution, 
or use is consistent with the terms of the previously approved labeling 
on, or that accompanied, the canceled products.

    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.

    Dated: November 14, 2017.
Hamaad A. Syed,
Acting Director, Information Technology and Resources Management 
Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2017-27093 Filed 12-14-17; 8:45 am]
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