[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 51 (Thursday, March 15, 2018)]
[Pages 11513-11514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-05292]



[EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0787; FRL-9974-71]

Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for 
Pyroxasulfone New Uses

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: EPA has received applications to register new uses for 
pesticide products containing currently registered pyroxasulfone. 
Pursuant to the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act 
(FIFRA), EPA is hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to 
comment on these applications.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before April 16, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by the Docket 
Identification (ID) Number and the File Symbol of interest as show in 
the body of this document, 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 
     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: Michael Goodis, Registration Division 
(7505P), main telephone number: (703) 305-7090; email address: 
RDFRNotices@epa.gov. The mailing address for each contact person is: 
Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20460-0001. As part of the mailing 
address, include the contact person's name, division, and mail code. 
The division to contact is listed at the end of each application 


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 preparing and submitting 
your comments, see the commenting tips at http://www.epa.gov/dockets/comments.html.

II. Registration Applications

    EPA has received applications to register new uses for pesticide 
products containing pyroxasulfone a currently registered active 
ingredients. Pursuant to the provisions of FIFRA section 3(c)(4) (7 
U.S.C. 136a(c)(4)), EPA is

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hereby providing notice of receipt and opportunity to comment on these 
applications. Notice of receipt of these applications does not imply a 
decision by the Agency on these applications.
    EPA Registration Numbers: 63588-91 and 63588-92. Docket ID Number: 
EPA-HQ-OPP-2015-0787. Applicant: K-I Chemical USA, Inc., 11 Martine 
Ave., Suite 970, White Plains, NY 10606. Active Ingredient: 
Pyroxasulfone. Product Type: Herbicide. Proposed Uses: Crop Subgroup 
1C, tuberous and corm vegetables (except granular/flakes and chips); 
Crop Subgroup 3-07, bulb vegetables; potatoes, granular/flakes and 
potato chips. Contact: RD.

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

    Dated: February 28, 2018.
Michael L. Goodis,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 2018-05292 Filed 3-14-18; 8:45 am]