[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 26 (Wednesday, February 8, 2012)]
[Page 6560]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2872]

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[EPA-HQ-OPP-2009-0254; FRL-9334-8]

Pesticide Product Registration Approval

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice announces Agency approval of an application to 
register the pesticide product Contram ST-1 containing an active 
ingredient not included in any previously registered products pursuant 
to the provisions of section 3(c)(5) of the Federal Insecticide, 
Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Karen Leavy, Antimicrobials Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: 
(703) 308-6237 email address: [email protected].


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. 
Potentially affected entities may include, but are not limited to:
     Food manufacturing (NAICS code 311).
     Pesticide manufacturing (NAICS code 32532).
    This listing is not intended to be exhaustive, but rather provides 
a guide for readers regarding entities likely to be affected by this 
action. Other types of entities not listed in this unit could also be 
affected. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) 
codes have been provided to assist you and others in determining 
whether this action might apply to certain entities. If you have any 
questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular 
entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 

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-2009-0254. 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.
    In accordance with section 3(c)(2) of FIFRA, a copy of the approved 
label, the list of data references, the data and other scientific 
information used to support registration, except for material 
specifically protected by section 10 of FIFRA, are also available for 
public inspection. Requests for data must be made in accordance with 
the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and must be addressed 
to the Freedom of Information Office (A-101), 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001. Such requests should: Identify the 
product name and registration number and specify the data or 
information desired.
    A paper copy of the fact sheet, which provides more detail on this 
registration, may be obtained from the National Technical Information 
Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161.

II. Did EPA approve the application?

    The Agency approved the application after considering all required 
data on risks associated with the proposed use of 
N,N'Methylenebismorpholine, and information on social, economic, and 
environmental benefits to be derived from use. Specifically, the Agency 
has considered the nature of the chemical and its pattern of use, 
application methods and rates, and level and extent of potential 
exposure. Based on these reviews, the Agency was able to make basic 
health and safety determinations which show that use of N, 
N'Methylenebismorpholine when used in accordance with widespread and 
commonly recognized practice, will not generally cause unreasonable 
adverse effects to the environment.

III. Approved Application

    EPA issued a notice, published in the Federal Register of June 10, 
2009 (74 FR 27541) (FRL-8413-2), which announced that Lubrizol, 29400 
Lakeland Boulevard, Wickliffe, Ohio 44092-2298, had submitted an 
application to register the pesticide product, Contram ST-1, as an 
antimicrobial preservative to inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi 
in metalworking, cutting, cooling and lubricating concentrates. (EPA 
File Symbol 52484-G). This product was not previously registered.
    The application was approved on November 2, 2011, as Contram ST-1 
(EPA Registration Number (52484-3) as a preservative to inhibit the 
growth of bacteria and fungi in metalworking, cutting, cooling and 
lubricating concentrates.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Chemicals, Pests and pesticides.

    Dated: January 24, 2012.
Joan Harrigan-Ferrelly,
Director, Antimicrobials Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2012-2872 Filed 2-7-12; 8:45 am]