Environmental Protection Agency January 2, 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Phenylethyl acetate; Exemption From the Requirement of a Tolerance
Document Number: 2017-28317
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
This regulation establishes an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance for residues of phenylethyl acetate (CAS Reg. No. 103- 45-7) when used as an inert ingredient (solvent) at a maximum of 0.015% in pesticide formulations applied to growing crops and raw agricultural commodities after harvest. Technology Science Group Inc., on behalf of Janeil Biosurfactant Company, submitted a petition to EPA under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), requesting establishment of an exemption from the requirement of a tolerance.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection (EPA ICR No. 1365.11); Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-28316
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), this document announces that EPA is planning to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The ICR, entitled: ``Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools Rule and Revised Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan Rule'' and identified by EPA ICR No. 1365.11 and OMB Control No. 2070-0091, represents the renewal of an existing ICR that is scheduled to expire on August 31, 2018. Before submitting the ICR to OMB for review and approval, EPA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection that is summarized in this document. The ICR and accompanying material are available in the docket for public review and comment.
Certain New Chemicals; Receipt and Status Information for October 2017
Document Number: 2017-28315
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is required under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to publish in the Federal Register a notice of receipt of a premanufacture notice (PMN); an application for a test marketing exemption (TME), both pending and/or expired; and a periodic status report on any new chemicals under EPA review and the receipt of notices of commencement (NOC) to manufacture those chemicals. This document covers the period from October 2, 2017 to October 31, 2017.
Receipt of Information Under the Toxic Substances Control Act
Document Number: 2017-28314
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-01-02
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
EPA is announcing its receipt of information submitted pursuant to a rule, order, or consent agreement issued 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 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.