[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 56 (Wednesday, March 23, 2011)]
[Pages 16409-16410]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-6658]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0038; FRL-8868-3]

Summitec Corporation; Transfer of Data

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice announces that pesticide related information 
submitted to EPA's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) pursuant to the 
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) and the 
Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), including information 
that may have been claimed as Confidential Business Information (CBI) 
by the submitter, will be transferred to Summitec Corporation in

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accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 2.308(i)(2). Summitec 
Corporation has been awarded a contract to perform work for OPP, and 
access to this information will enable Summitec Corporation to fulfill 
the obligations of the contract.

DATES: Summitec Corporation will be given access to this information on 
or before March 28, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mario Steadman, 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) 305-8338; e-mail 
address: [email protected].


I. General Information

A. Does this action apply to me?

    This action applies to the public in general. As such, the Agency 
has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be 
affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the 
applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person 

B. How can I get copies of this document and other related information?

    EPA has established a docket for this action under docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0038. Publicly available 
docket materials are available either in the electronic docket at 
http://www.regulations.gov, or, if only available in hard copy, at the 
Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) Regulatory Public Docket in Rm. S-
4400, One Potomac Yard (South Bldg.), 2777 S. Crystal Dr., Arlington, 
VA. The hours of operation of this Docket Facility are from 8:30 a.m. 
to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The Docket 
Facility telephone number is (703) 305-5805.

II. Contractor Requirements

    Under these contract numbers, the contractor will perform the 
following: Support OPP and Agency position documents, review the 
scientific technical assessments of potential hazards, exposures, and 
risks of pesticides and their components to human health and the 
environment. In addition, the contractor shall create Data Evaluation 
Records including converting information such as the materials and 
methods of a study into a format specified by the Program Office 
including secondary and Quality Assurance (QA) contractor reviews, as 
specified. The contractor may be tasked to draft risk assessments, 
final rules for tolerances or tolerance exemptions, and regulatory 
documents such as Biopesticide Regulatory Action Documents. This 
contract involves no subcontractors.
    OPP has determined that the contracts described in this document 
involve work that is being conducted in connection with FIFRA. 
Pesticide chemicals will be the subject of certain evaluations to be 
made under this contract. These evaluations may be used in subsequent 
regulatory decisions under FIFRA. Some of this information may be 
entitled to confidential treatment. The information has been submitted 
to EPA under sections 3, 4, 6, and 7 of FIFRA and under sections 408 
and 409 of FFDCA.
    In accordance with the requirements of 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3), the 
contracts with Summitec Corporation prohibits use of the information 
for any purpose not specified in these contracts; prohibits disclosure 
of the information to a third party without prior written approval from 
the Agency; and requires that each official and employee of the 
contractor sign an agreement to protect the information from 
unauthorized release and to handle it in accordance with the FIFRA 
Information Security Manual. In addition, Summitec Corporation is 
required to submit for EPA approval a security plan under which any CBI 
will be secured and protected against unauthorized release or 
compromise. No information will be provided to Summitec Corporation 
until the requirements in this document have been fully satisfied. 
Records of information provided to Summitec Corporation will be 
maintained by EPA Project Officers for these contracts. All information 
supplied to Summitec Corporation by EPA for use in connection with 
these contracts will be returned to EPA when Summitec Corporation has 
completed its work.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Business and industry, Government 
contracts, Government property, Security measures.

    Dated: March 15, 2011.
Oscar Morales,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-6658 Filed 3-22-11; 8:45 am]