Revocation of Significant New Uses of Fatty Acid Amide, 54033-54035 [2019-21717]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 9, 2019 / Rules and Regulations Commander (PATCOM) or other federal, state, or local law enforcement agencies on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area. DATES: The regulation in 33 CFR 165.1191, Table 1, Item number 21, will be enforced from 11 a.m. on October 12, 2019 through 9:40 p.m. on October 12, 2019, or as announced via Broadcast Notice to Mariners. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, call or email Lieutenant Jennae Cotton, Waterways Management, U.S. Coast Guard Sector San Francisco; telephone (415) 399–3585, email SFWaterways@ uscg.mil. The Coast Guard will enforce the safety zone established in 33 CFR 165.1191 Table 1, Item number 21 for the 2019 Fleet Week Fireworks Display from 11 a.m. on October 12, 2019 until 9:40 p.m. on October 12, 2019, or as announced via Broadcast Notice to Mariners. The 2019 Fleet Week Fireworks Display will commence at approximately 9 p.m. on October 12, 2019. This notice is issued under authority of 46 U.S.C. 70034, 70051; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6, and 160.5; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. The safety zone will extend to all navigable waters of the San Francisco Bay, from surface to bottom, within a circle formed by connecting all points 100 feet out from the fireworks barge during the loading, transit, and arrival of the fireworks barge from the loading location to the display location and until the start of the fireworks display. From 11 a.m. on October 12, 2019 until 5 p.m. on October 12, 2019, the fireworks barge will be loading pyrotechnics from Pier 50 in San Francisco, CA. The fireworks barge will remain at the loading location until its transit to the display location. From 7:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 12, 2019 the loaded fireworks barge will transit from Pier 50 to the launch site near Pier 3 in approximate position 37°48′01″ N, 122°23′27″ W (NAD 83) where it will remain until the conclusion of the fireworks display. Upon the commencement of the 10-minute fireworks display, scheduled to begin at approximately 9 p.m. on October 12, 2019, the safety zone will increase in size and encompass all navigable waters of San Francisco Bay, from surface to bottom, within a circle formed by connecting all points 1,000 feet out from the fireworks barge near Pier 3 in approximate position 37°48′01″ N, 122°23′27″ W (NAD 83). This safety zone will terminate at 9:40 p.m. on khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:56 Oct 08, 2019 Jkt 250001 October 12, 2019, or as announced via Broadcast Notice to Mariners. In addition to this notice in the Federal Register, the Coast Guard plans to provide notification of the safety zone and its enforcement period via the Local Notice to Mariners. Under the provisions of 33 CFR 165.1191, unauthorized persons or vessels are prohibited from entering into, transiting through, or anchoring in the safety zone during all applicable effective dates and times, unless authorized to do so by the PATCOM or other Official Patrol, which is defined as a federal, state, or local law enforcement agency on scene to assist the Coast Guard in enforcing the regulated area. Additionally, each person who receives notice of a lawful order or direction issued by the PATCOM or Official Patrol shall obey the order or direction. The PATCOM or Official Patrol may, upon request, allow the transit of commercial vessels through regulated areas when it is safe to do so. If the Captain of the Port determines that the regulated area need not be enforced for the full duration stated in this notice, a Broadcast Notice to Mariners may be used to grant general permission to enter the regulated area. Dated: September 30, 2019. Howard H. Wright, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Alternate Captain of the Port, San Francisco. [FR Doc. 2019–21764 Filed 10–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P 54033 20420, (202) 530–9033 (this is not a tollfree number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to a technical error, VA is correcting its final rule, VA Claims and Appeals Modernization, that was initially published January 18, 2019 in the Federal Register at 84 FR 138 and later amended on February 15, 2019 in the Federal Register at 84 FR 4336. List of Subjects in 38 CFR Part 3 Administrative practice and procedure, Claims, Disability benefits, Health care, Pensions, Radioactive materials, Veterans. Therefore, 38 CFR part 3 is corrected by making the following correcting amendment: PART 3—ADJUDICATION Subpart D—Universal Adjudication Rules That Apply to Benefit Claims Governed by Part 3 of This Title 1. The authority citation for subpart D of part 3 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501(a), unless otherwise noted. § 3.2500 [Amended] 2. Amend § 3.2500(c) introductory text by removing ‘‘entry of judgment’’. ■ Dated: October 1, 2019. Jeffrey M. Martin, Assistant Director, Office of Regulation Policy & Management, Office of the Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2019–21752 Filed 10–8–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS BILLING CODE 8320–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 38 CFR Part 3 RIN 2900–AQ26 40 CFR Parts 9 and 721 VA Claims and Appeals Modernization; Correction Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Correcting amendment. [EPA–HQ–OPPT–2013–0399; FRL–9999–88] RIN 2070–AB27 AGENCY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is correcting a final rule regarding its claims adjudication, appeals and Rules of Practice of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (Board) regulation. This correction addresses a minor technical error in the published final rule. DATES: Effective on October 9, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Veterans Benefits Administration information, Cleveland Karren, Chief, Appeals Management Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Revocation of Significant New Uses of Fatty Acid Amide Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: EPA is revoking the significant new use rule (SNUR) promulgated under section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for a chemical substance which was identified generically as fatty acid amide and was the subject of premanufacture notice (PMN) P–13– 267. EPA issued a SNUR based on the PMN designating certain activities as significant new uses. EPA has received SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09OCR1.SGM 09OCR1 54034 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 9, 2019 / Rules and Regulations a significant new use notice (SNUN) and test data for the chemical substance and is revoking the SNUR based on the information in the SNUN submission. DATES: This final rule is effective December 9, 2019. ADDRESSES: The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPPT–2013–0399, is available at http://www.regulations.gov or 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Jim Alwood, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460–0001; telephone number: 202–564–8974; email address: alwood.jim@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. General Information khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES A. Does this action apply to me? You may be potentially affected by this action if you manufacture, process, or use the chemical substances contained in this rule. The following list of North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. Potentially affected entities may include: • Manufacturers or processors of one or more subject chemical substances (NAICS codes 325 and 324110), e.g., chemical manufacturing and petroleum refineries. This action may also affect certain entities through pre-existing import certification and export notification rules under TSCA. Chemical importers are subject to the TSCA section 13 (15 U.S.C. 2612) import certification VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:56 Oct 08, 2019 Jkt 250001 requirements promulgated at 19 CFR 12.118 through 12.127 and 19 CFR 127.28. Chemical importers must certify that the shipment of the chemical substance complies with all applicable rules and orders under TSCA. Importers of chemicals subject to a SNUR must certify their compliance with the SNUR requirements. The EPA policy in support of import certification appears at 40 CFR part 707, subpart B. Importers of the chemical that is the subject of this action would no longer be required to certify compliance with the SNUR requirements if the revocation becomes effective. In addition, persons who export or intend to export the chemical that is the subject of this action would no longer be subject to the TSCA section 12(b) (15 U.S.C. 2611(b) export notification requirements at 40 CFR part 707, that are currently triggered by the SNUR. B. What action is the Agency taking? In the Federal Register of July 24, 2019 (84 FR 35585) (FRL–9991–17), EPA proposed a revocation of the SNUR at 40 CFR 721.10691 for the chemical substance identified generically as fatty acid amide (PMN P–13–267). The SNUR designated certain activities as significant new uses. Subsequently, EPA received a SNUN that included human health and environmental toxicity testing for the chemical substance and, based on its review of these data, which demonstrated inherently low toxicity of the chemical substance, EPA proposed to revoke the SNUR pursuant to 40 CFR 721.185. EPA received one comment on the proposed revocation that recommended that EPA not revoke the rule for safety reasons, but the commenter did not submit any additional data to support this recommendation. Because the available data continues to demonstrate low toxicity of the chemical substance, EPA is now revoking the SNUR pursuant to 40 CFR 721.185. C. What is the Agency’s authority for taking this action? EPA is revoking this SNUR under TSCA section 5(a)(2) (15 U.S.C. 2604(a)(2)) and the related implementing regulations in 40 CFR part 721. Upon conclusion of the review for P–13–267, EPA designated certain activities as significant new uses, based on a finding that the chemical substance may cause significant adverse environmental effects and that it met the concern criteria at 40 CFR 721.170(b)(4)(ii). Under 40 CFR 721.185, EPA may at any time revoke a SNUR for a chemical substance which has been added to 40 CFR part 721, subpart E, if PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 EPA makes one of the determinations set forth in 40 CFR 721.185(a)(1) through (6). Revocation may occur on EPA’s initiative or in response to a written request. Under 40 CFR 721.185(b)(3), if EPA concludes that a SNUR should be revoked, the Agency will propose the changes in the Federal Register, briefly describe the grounds for the action, and provide interested parties with an opportunity to comment. EPA has determined that the criteria set forth in 40 CFR 721.185(a)(4) have been satisfied for the chemical substance, i.e., the Agency has examined new information and concluded it no longer warrants the SNUR that was previously established. Therefore, EPA is revoking the SNUR for this chemical substance. The significant new use notification and the recordkeeping requirements at 40 CFR 721.10691 will terminate when this revocation becomes effective. In addition, export notification under TSCA section 12(b) and 40 CFR part 707, subpart D, that were triggered by the SNUR will no longer be required. II. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews Additional information about these statutes and Executive Orders can be found at https://www.epa.gov/lawsregulations-and-executive-orders. A. Executive Order 12866: Regulatory Planning and Review and Executive Order 13563: Improving Regulations and Regulatory Review The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has exempted these types of regulatory actions from review under Executive Order 12866, entitled Regulatory Planning and Review (58 FR 51735, October 4, 1993) and 13563 (76 FR 3821, January 21, 2011). B. Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) This rule does not contain any information collections subject to approval under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). The OMB control numbers for EPA’s regulations in title 40 of the CFR, after appearing in the Federal Register, are listed in 40 CFR part 9, and included on the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. EPA is amending the table in 40 CFR part 9 to remove the entry for 40 CFR 721.10691. Given the revocation of the codified information collection requirements and the technical nature of the table, EPA finds that further notice and comment to amend the table to remove the applicable listing is unnecessary. As a result, EPA finds that there is ‘‘good cause’’ under section 553(b)(3)(B) of the Administrative Procedure Act (5 U.S.C. E:\FR\FM\09OCR1.SGM 09OCR1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 196 / Wednesday, October 9, 2019 / Rules and Regulations 553(b)(3)(B)) to amend this table without further notice and comment. I. National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA) C. Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA) NTTAA section 12(d) (15 U.S.C. 272 note) does not apply to this action because it does not involve any technical standards. Since this rule eliminates a reporting requirement, the Agency certifies pursuant to RFA section 605(b) (5 U.S.C.601 et seq.), that this SNUR revocation will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. D. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (UMRA) For the same reasons, this action does not require any action under UMRA sections 202, 203, 204, or 205 (2 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.). E. Executive Order 13132: Federalism This action does not have a substantial direct effect on States, on the relationship between the national government and the States, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government, as specified in Executive Order 13132 (64 FR 43255, August 10, 1999). This action does not entail special considerations of environmental justice related issues as delineated by Executive Order 12898 (59 FR 7629, February 16, 1994). K. Congressional Review Act (CRA) Pursuant to the CRA (5 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), EPA will submit a report containing this rule and other required information to the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Comptroller General of the United States prior to publication of the rule in the Federal Register. This action is not a ‘‘major rule’’ as defined by 5 U.S.C. 804(2). List of Subjects F. Executive Order 13175: Consultation and Coordination With Indian Tribal Governments 40 CFR Part 9 This action does not have Tribal implications because it is not expected to have substantial direct effects on Indian Tribes. This action does not significantly nor uniquely affect the Indian Tribal governments, nor does it involve or impose any requirements that affect Indian Tribes. Accordingly, the requirements of Executive Order 13175 (65 FR 67249, November 9, 2000), do not apply to this action. 40 CFR Part 721 G. Executive Order 13045: Protection of Children From Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks This action is not subject to Executive Order 13045 (62 FR 19885, April 23, 1997), because this is not an economically significant regulatory action as defined under Executive Order 12866, and it does not address environmental health or safety risks disproportionately affecting children. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES J. Executive Order 12898: Federal Actions To Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations H. Executive Order 13211: Actions Concerning Regulations That Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use 15:56 Oct 08, 2019 Jkt 250001 Environmental protection, Chemicals, Hazardous substances, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Dated: September 26, 2019. Tala Henry, Deputy Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. Therefore, 40 CFR parts 9 and 721 are amended as follows: PART 9—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for part 9 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 7 U.S.C. 135 et seq., 136–136y; 15 U.S.C. 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2601–2671; 21 U.S.C. 331j, 346a, 348; 31 U.S.C. 9701; 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq., 1311, 1313d, 1314, 1318, 1321, 1326, 1330, 1342, 1344, 1345 (d) and (e), 1361; E.O. 11735, 38 FR 21243, 3 CFR, 1971–1975 Comp. p. 973; 42 U.S.C. 241, 242b, 243, 246, 300f, 300g, 300g–1, 300g–2, 300g–3, 300g–4, 300g–5, 300g–6, 300j–1, 300j–2, 300j–3, 300j–4, 300j–9, 1857 et seq., 6901–6992k, 7401–7671q, 7542, 9601–9657, 11023, 11048. § 9.1 This action is not subject to Executive Order 13211 (66 FR 28355, May 22, 2001), because this action is not expected to affect energy supply, distribution, or use. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Environmental protection, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements. [Amended] 2. In § 9.1, remove the listing for § 721.10691 that appears in numerical order under the undesignated center heading ‘‘Significant New Uses of Chemical Substances.’’ ■ PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 54035 PART 721—[AMENDED] 3. The authority citation for part 721 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2604, 2607, and 2625(c). § 721.10691 ■ [Removed] 4. Remove § 721.10691. [FR Doc. 2019–21717 Filed 10–8–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R07–OAR–2019–0339; FRL–10000– 76–Region 7] Air Plan Approval; Missouri; Revocation of Kansas City Area Transportation Conformity Requirements Plans Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking final action to approve a revision to the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the State of Missouri. This final action will amend the SIP to remove the transportation conformity rule for the Kansas City Area—Clay, Platte and Jackson Counties. DATES: This final rule is effective on November 8, 2019. ADDRESSES: The EPA has established a docket for this action under Docket ID No. EPA–R07–OAR–2019–0339. All documents in the docket are listed on the https://www.regulations.gov website. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, i.e., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. Certain other material, such as copyrighted material, is not placed on the internet and will be publicly available only in hard copy form. Publicly available docket materials are available through https:// www.regulations.gov or please contact the person identified in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for additional information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jed D. Wolkins, Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 Office, Air Quality Planning Branch, 11201 Renner Boulevard, Lenexa, Kansas 66219 at (913) 551–7588, or by email at wolkins.jed@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Throughout this document ‘‘we,’’ ‘‘us,’’ and ‘‘our’’ refer to EPA. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09OCR1.SGM 09OCR1

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Parts 9 and 721

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0399; FRL-9999-88]
RIN 2070-AB27


Revocation of Significant New Uses of Fatty Acid Amide

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: EPA is revoking the significant new use rule (SNUR) 
promulgated under section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act 
(TSCA) for a chemical substance which was identified generically as 
fatty acid amide and was the subject of premanufacture notice (PMN) P-
13-267. EPA issued a SNUR based on the PMN designating certain 
activities as significant new uses. EPA has received

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a significant new use notice (SNUN) and test data for the chemical 
substance and is revoking the SNUR based on the information in the SNUN 
submission.

DATES: This final rule is effective December 9, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The docket for this action, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0399, is available at 
http://www.regulations.gov or 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: Jim 
Alwood, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and 
Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 
Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: 202-564-8974; email 
address: [email protected].
    For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 
422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 
554-1404; email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    You may be potentially affected by this action if you manufacture, 
process, or use the chemical substances contained in this rule. The 
following list of North American Industrial Classification System 
(NAICS) codes is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides a 
guide to help readers determine whether this document applies to them. 
Potentially affected entities may include:
     Manufacturers or processors of one or more subject 
chemical substances (NAICS codes 325 and 324110), e.g., chemical 
manufacturing and petroleum refineries.
    This action may also affect certain entities through pre-existing 
import certification and export notification rules under TSCA. Chemical 
importers are subject to the TSCA section 13 (15 U.S.C. 2612) import 
certification requirements promulgated at 19 CFR 12.118 through 12.127 
and 19 CFR 127.28. Chemical importers must certify that the shipment of 
the chemical substance complies with all applicable rules and orders 
under TSCA. Importers of chemicals subject to a SNUR must certify their 
compliance with the SNUR requirements. The EPA policy in support of 
import certification appears at 40 CFR part 707, subpart B. Importers 
of the chemical that is the subject of this action would no longer be 
required to certify compliance with the SNUR requirements if the 
revocation becomes effective. In addition, persons who export or intend 
to export the chemical that is the subject of this action would no 
longer be subject to the TSCA section 12(b) (15 U.S.C. 2611(b) export 
notification requirements at 40 CFR part 707, that are currently 
triggered by the SNUR.

B. What action is the Agency taking?

    In the Federal Register of July 24, 2019 (84 FR 35585) (FRL-9991-
17), EPA proposed a revocation of the SNUR at 40 CFR 721.10691 for the 
chemical substance identified generically as fatty acid amide (PMN P-
13-267). The SNUR designated certain activities as significant new 
uses. Subsequently, EPA received a SNUN that included human health and 
environmental toxicity testing for the chemical substance and, based on 
its review of these data, which demonstrated inherently low toxicity of 
the chemical substance, EPA proposed to revoke the SNUR pursuant to 40 
CFR 721.185. EPA received one comment on the proposed revocation that 
recommended that EPA not revoke the rule for safety reasons, but the 
commenter did not submit any additional data to support this 
recommendation. Because the available data continues to demonstrate low 
toxicity of the chemical substance, EPA is now revoking the SNUR 
pursuant to 40 CFR 721.185.

C. What is the Agency's authority for taking this action?

    EPA is revoking this SNUR under TSCA section 5(a)(2) (15 U.S.C. 
2604(a)(2)) and the related implementing regulations in 40 CFR part 
721. Upon conclusion of the review for P-13-267, EPA designated certain 
activities as significant new uses, based on a finding that the 
chemical substance may cause significant adverse environmental effects 
and that it met the concern criteria at 40 CFR 721.170(b)(4)(ii). Under 
40 CFR 721.185, EPA may at any time revoke a SNUR for a chemical 
substance which has been added to 40 CFR part 721, subpart E, if EPA 
makes one of the determinations set forth in 40 CFR 721.185(a)(1) 
through (6). Revocation may occur on EPA's initiative or in response to 
a written request. Under 40 CFR 721.185(b)(3), if EPA concludes that a 
SNUR should be revoked, the Agency will propose the changes in the 
Federal Register, briefly describe the grounds for the action, and 
provide interested parties with an opportunity to comment.
    EPA has determined that the criteria set forth in 40 CFR 
721.185(a)(4) have been satisfied for the chemical substance, i.e., the 
Agency has examined new information and concluded it no longer warrants 
the SNUR that was previously established. Therefore, EPA is revoking 
the SNUR for this chemical substance. The significant new use 
notification and the recordkeeping requirements at 40 CFR 721.10691 
will terminate when this revocation becomes effective. In addition, 
export notification under TSCA section 12(b) and 40 CFR part 707, 
subpart D, that were triggered by the SNUR will no longer be required.

II. Statutory and Executive Order Reviews

    Additional information about these statutes and Executive Orders 
can be found at https://www.epa.gov/laws-regulations-and-executive-orders.

A. Executive Order 12866: Regulatory Planning and Review and Executive 
Order 13563: Improving Regulations and Regulatory Review

    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has exempted these types 
of regulatory actions from review under Executive Order 12866, entitled 
Regulatory Planning and Review (58 FR 51735, October 4, 1993) and 13563 
(76 FR 3821, January 21, 2011).

B. Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA)

    This rule does not contain any information collections subject to 
approval under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). The OMB control 
numbers for EPA's regulations in title 40 of the CFR, after appearing 
in the Federal Register, are listed in 40 CFR part 9, and included on 
the related collection instrument or form, if applicable. EPA is 
amending the table in 40 CFR part 9 to remove the entry for 40 CFR 
721.10691. Given the revocation of the codified information collection 
requirements and the technical nature of the table, EPA finds that 
further notice and comment to amend the table to remove the applicable 
listing is unnecessary. As a result, EPA finds that there is ``good 
cause'' under section 553(b)(3)(B) of the Administrative Procedure Act 
(5 U.S.C.

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553(b)(3)(B)) to amend this table without further notice and comment.

C. Regulatory Flexibility Act (RFA)

    Since this rule eliminates a reporting requirement, the Agency 
certifies pursuant to RFA section 605(b) (5 U.S.C.601 et seq.), that 
this SNUR revocation will not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities.

D. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (UMRA)

    For the same reasons, this action does not require any action under 
UMRA sections 202, 203, 204, or 205 (2 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.).

E. Executive Order 13132: Federalism

    This action does not have a substantial direct effect on States, on 
the relationship between the national government and the States, or on 
the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels 
of government, as specified in Executive Order 13132 (64 FR 43255, 
August 10, 1999).

F. Executive Order 13175: Consultation and Coordination With Indian 
Tribal Governments

    This action does not have Tribal implications because it is not 
expected to have substantial direct effects on Indian Tribes. This 
action does not significantly nor uniquely affect the Indian Tribal 
governments, nor does it involve or impose any requirements that affect 
Indian Tribes. Accordingly, the requirements of Executive Order 13175 
(65 FR 67249, November 9, 2000), do not apply to this action.

G. Executive Order 13045: Protection of Children From Environmental 
Health Risks and Safety Risks

    This action is not subject to Executive Order 13045 (62 FR 19885, 
April 23, 1997), because this is not an economically significant 
regulatory action as defined under Executive Order 12866, and it does 
not address environmental health or safety risks disproportionately 
affecting children.

H. Executive Order 13211: Actions Concerning Regulations That 
Significantly Affect Energy Supply, Distribution, or Use

    This action is not subject to Executive Order 13211 (66 FR 28355, 
May 22, 2001), because this action is not expected to affect energy 
supply, distribution, or use.

I. National Technology Transfer and Advancement Act (NTTAA)

    NTTAA section 12(d) (15 U.S.C. 272 note) does not apply to this 
action because it does not involve any technical standards.

J. Executive Order 12898: Federal Actions To Address Environmental 
Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations

    This action does not entail special considerations of environmental 
justice related issues as delineated by Executive Order 12898 (59 FR 
7629, February 16, 1994).

K. Congressional Review Act (CRA)

    Pursuant to the CRA (5 U.S.C. 801 et seq.), EPA will submit a 
report containing this rule and other required information to the U.S. 
Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and the Comptroller General 
of the United States prior to publication of the rule in the Federal 
Register. This action is not a ``major rule'' as defined by 5 U.S.C. 
804(2).

List of Subjects

40 CFR Part 9

    Environmental protection, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

40 CFR Part 721

    Environmental protection, Chemicals, Hazardous substances, 
Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

    Dated: September 26, 2019.
Tala Henry,
Deputy Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.

    Therefore, 40 CFR parts 9 and 721 are amended as follows:

PART 9--[AMENDED]

0
1. The authority citation for part 9 continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  7 U.S.C. 135 et seq., 136-136y; 15 U.S.C. 2001, 
2003, 2005, 2006, 2601-2671; 21 U.S.C. 331j, 346a, 348; 31 U.S.C. 
9701; 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq., 1311, 1313d, 1314, 1318, 1321, 1326, 
1330, 1342, 1344, 1345 (d) and (e), 1361; E.O. 11735, 38 FR 21243, 3 
CFR, 1971-1975 Comp. p. 973; 42 U.S.C. 241, 242b, 243, 246, 300f, 
300g, 300g-1, 300g-2, 300g-3, 300g-4, 300g-5, 300g-6, 300j-1, 300j-
2, 300j-3, 300j-4, 300j-9, 1857 et seq., 6901-6992k, 7401-7671q, 
7542, 9601-9657, 11023, 11048.


Sec.  9.1  [Amended]

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2. In Sec.  9.1, remove the listing for Sec.  721.10691 that appears in 
numerical order under the undesignated center heading ``Significant New 
Uses of Chemical Substances.''

PART 721--[AMENDED]

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3. The authority citation for part 721 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2604, 2607, and 2625(c).


Sec.  721.10691  [Removed]

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4. Remove Sec.  721.10691.

[FR Doc. 2019-21717 Filed 10-8-19; 8:45 am]
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