Pesticide Registrations: Applications for New Uses

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
[EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038; FRL-9398-2]

Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Application for New Uses

Agency

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Action

Notice.

Summary

This notice announces the receipt of applications to add new food uses on previously registered pesticide products containing the insecticide flonicamid, pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA).

Dates

Comments must be received on or before September 27, 2013.

Addresses

Submit your comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038, 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

Lois A. Rossi, Registration Division (7504P), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (703) 305-7090; email address: RDFRNotices@epa.gov.

Supplementary Information

I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

You may be potentially affected by this action if you are an agricultural producer, food manufacturer, or pesticide manufacturer. 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:

  • Crop production (NAICS code 111).
  • Animal production (NAICS code 112).
  • Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311).
  • Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532).

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 Registerdate 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.

II. Registration Applications

EPA has received four applications for the addition of new food uses on previously registered pesticide products containing the insecticide, flonicamid (N- (cyanomethyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)-3-pyridinecarboxamide, (Decisions Nos. 473574, 473576, 473579, 473580, 473581, 473582, 473583, and 473584), pursuant to the provisions of FIFRA section 3(c), and is publishing this notice of receipt of these applications pursuant to FIFRA section 3(c)(4). Notice of receipt of these applications does not imply a decision by the Agency on the following applications:

1. Registration Number: 71512-7. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 Auburn Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. Product Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): Alfalfa, forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, hay; fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); fruit, stone (crop group 12-12); peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 9); and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).

2. Registration Number: 71512-9. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 Auburn Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. Product Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): Alfalfa, forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, hay; fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); fruit, stone (crop group 12-12); peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 9); and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).

3. Registration Number: 71512-10. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 Auburn Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. Product Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): Alfalfa, forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, hay; fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); and fruit, stone (crop group 12-12); peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 9); and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).

4. Registration Number: 71512-14. Docket ID Number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038. Company name and address: ISK Bioscience Corporation, 7470 Auburn Rd., Suite A, Concord, OH 44077. Active ingredient: Flonicamid. Product Name: Technical Flonicamid Insecticide. Proposed Use(s): Alfalfa, forage; alfalfa, hay; alfalfa, seed; clover, forage; clover, hay; fruit, pome (crop group 11-10); fruit, stone (crop group 12-12); peppermint, tops; spearmint, tops; vegetable, cucurbit (crop group 9); and vegetable, fruiting (crop group 8-10).

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Pesticides and pest.

Dated: August 22, 2013.
G. Jeffrey Herndon,
Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2013-21017 Filed 8-27-13; 8:45 am]
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Comment Period Closed
Sep 27 2013, at 11:59 PM ET
ID: EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0038-0005
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Date Posted: Aug 28, 2013
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