[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 164 (Wednesday, August 24, 2011)]
[Pages 52952-52953]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-21525]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0038; FRL-8884-1]

Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu; 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 Student Services Contract EP-
11-D-000403 Yin Gu in accordance with 40 CFR 2.307(h)(3) and 
2.308(i)(2). Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu has been 
awarded multiple contracts to perform work for OPP, and access to this 
information will enable Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu 
to fulfill the obligations of the contract.

DATES: Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu will be given 
access to this information on or before August 29, 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 this contract number, the contractor will perform the 
following: Under Contract No. Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 
Yin Gu will analyze chemical form and concentration in sub-cellular 
samples, tissues, and exposure media, and prepare solutions for 
chemical dosing and concentration analyses as requested. The student 
will process and

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analyze samples using a variety of analytical instrumentation which may 
include LC and GC using a variety of detectors. The student will assist 
in general laboratory activities which may include one or more of the 
following: Conducting routine chemical and biochemical analyses, 
preparation of common reagents, and cleaning of laboratory glassware. 
The student shall maintain careful and accurate records in a laboratory 
notebook, record results in summary spreadsheets, write-up summary 
reports of sample analyses following provided guidance, and participate 
in research group meetings. The student will assist in the review and 
entry of chemical structural information in databases as required. The 
notebook and all other data produced under this order will be the 
property of the Environmental Protection Agency. 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, in that 
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 Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu, 
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, 
Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu 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 Student Services Contract EP-11-D-
000403 Yin Gu until the requirements in this document have been fully 
satisfied. Records of information provided to Student Services Contract 
EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu will be maintained by EPA Project Officers for 
these contracts. All information supplied to Student Services Contract 
EP-11-D-000403 Yin Gu by EPA for use in connection with these contracts 
will be returned to EPA when Student Services Contract EP-11-D-000403 
Yin Gu has completed its work.

List of Subjects

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

    Dated: August 16, 2011.
Michael Hardy,
 Acting Director, Information Technology and Resources Management 
Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2011-21525 Filed 8-23-11; 8:45 am]