[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 224 (Friday, November 20, 2015)]
[Pages 72717-72719]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-29689]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0386; FRL-9937-03]

Pesticide Registration Review; Draft Human Health and Ecological 
Risk Assessments for Sulfonylureas; Notice of Availability and Request 
for Comment; Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of September 25, 
2015, concerning the publication of draft human health and ecological 
risk assessments for the registration review of 22 sulfonylurea 
chemicals and certain other non-sulfonylurea chemicals. This document 
extends the comment period for 30 days for only the chemicals listed in 
the Table in this document, from November 24, 2015 to December 24, 
2015. The comment period is being extended in response to comments 
received by the Agency requesting additional time to review the

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sulfonylurea risk assessment documents.

DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) numbers in 
the Table must be received on or before December 24, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in 
the Federal Register document of September 25, 2015 (80 FR 57812) (FRL-

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Persons listed with individual 
chemicals in the Table.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document extends the public comment 
period established in the Federal Register document of September 25, 
2015 (80 FR 57812) (FRL-9933-68). In that document, a public comment 
period opened on EPA's draft human health and ecological risk 
assessments for the registration review of certain members of a group 
of pesticides known collectively as sulfonylureas, as well as various 
non-sulfonylurea chemicals. This extension on the comment period is 
being requested for the sulfonylurea chemicals listed in the Table, 
rather than all the chemicals that were included in the document that 
published in the Federal Register of September 25, 2015. EPA is 
extending the comment period, which was set to end on November 24, 
2015, to December 24, 2015.

             Table--Chemicals With Extended Comment Periods
                                                       Chemical review
  Registration review case        Docket ID No.      manager and contact
        name and No.                                     information
Bensulfuron-methyl, 7216....  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0663  Moana Appleyard,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 308-
Chlorimuron-ethyl, 7403.....  EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0478  Wilhelmena
                                                     [email protected], (703)
Chlorsulfuron, 0631.........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0878  Miguel Zavala,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-0504.
Flazasulfuron, 7271.........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0994  Ricardo Jones,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-0493.
Foramsulfuron, 7252.........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0387  Jose Gayoso,
                                                     [email protected]
                                                     , (703) 347-8652.
Halosulfuron-methyl, 7233...  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0745  Brittany Pruitt,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-
Imazosulfuron, 7281.........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0625  Caitlin Newcamp,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-
Iodosulfuron-methyl-sodium,   EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0717  Katherine St. Clair,
 7253.                                               [email protected], (703) 347-
Mesosulfuron-methyl, 7277...  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0833  Jolene Trujillo,
                                                     [email protected], (303) 312-
Metsulfuron-methyl, 7205....  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0375  Katherine St. Clair,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-
Nicosulfuron, 7227..........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0372  Miguel Zavala,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-0504.
Orthosulfamuron, 7270.......  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0438  Khue Nguyen,
                                                     [email protected]
                                                     , (703) 347-0248.
Primisulfuron-methyl, 7220..  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0844  Christina Scheltema,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 308-
Prosulfuron, 7235...........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-1010  Wilhelmena
                                                     [email protected], (703)
Rimsulfuron, 7218...........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0178  Jose Gayoso,
                                                     [email protected]
                                                     , (703) 347-8652.
Sulfometuron-methyl, 3136...  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0433  Caitlin Newcamp,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-
Sulfosulfuron, 7247.........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0434  Kelly Ballard,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 305-8126.
Thifensulfuron-methyl, 7206.  EPA-HQ-OPP-2011-0171  Brittany Pruitt,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-
Triasulfuron, 7221..........  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0115  Margaret Hathaway,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 305-
Tribenuron-methyl, 7217.....  EPA-HQ-OPP-2010-0626  Brittany Pruitt,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-
Trifloxysulfuron-Sodium,      EPA-HQ-OPP-2013-0409  Kelly Ballard,
 7208.                                               [email protected], (703) 305-8126.
Triflusulfuron-methyl, 7236.  EPA-HQ-OPP-2012-0605  Matthew Manupella,
                                                     [email protected], (703) 347-

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    To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the 
detailed instructions provided under ADDRESSES in the Federal Register 
document of September 25, 2015. If you have questions on individual 
chemicals, consult the person listed in the Table.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136 et seq.

    Dated: November 13, 2015.
Michael Goodis,
Acting Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide 
[FR Doc. 2015-29689 Filed 11-19-15; 8:45 am]