[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 96 (Thursday, May 17, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22972-22974]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-10578]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPP-2017-0007; FRL-9976-88]


Pesticide Product Registration; Receipt of Applications for New 
Active Ingredients

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA has received applications to register pesticide products 
containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered 
pesticide products. 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 June 18, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by the Docket 
Identification (ID) Number and the File Symbol of interest as shown 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 
20460-0001.
     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: Robert McNally, Biopesticides and 
Pollution Prevention Division (BPPD) (7511P), main telephone number: 
(703) 305-7090, email address: BPPDFRNotices@epa.gov; or Michael 
Goodis, Registration Division (RD) (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

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division to contact is listed at the end of each application summary.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

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 pesticide products 
containing active ingredients not included in any currently registered 
pesticide products. Pursuant to the provisions of FIFRA section 3(c)(4) 
(7 U.S.C. 136a(c)(4)), EPA is 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.

New Active Ingredients

    1. File Symbol: 69553-O. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0559. 
Applicant: Andermatt Biocontrol AG, Stahlermatten 6, CH-6146 
Grossdietwil, Switzerland (c/o SciReg, Inc., 12733 Director's Loop, 
Woodbridge, VA 22192). Product name: AmyProtec 42. Active ingredient: 
Fungicide--Bacillus amyloliquefaciens subspecies plantarum strain FZB42 
at 50%. Proposed use: To prevent major soilborne diseases and enhance 
root development of vegetables, fruits, herbs, ornamental plants and 
turf in agricultural and residential settings. Contact: BPPD.
    2. File Symbol: 73771-RE. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0145. 
Applicant: Verdesian Life Sciences U.S., LLC, 1001 Winstead Dr., Suite 
480, Cary, NC 27513. Product name: (2S)-5-Oxopyrrolidine-2-carboxylic 
Acid Technical. Active ingredient: Plant regulator--(2S)-5-
Oxopyrrolidine-2-carboxylic Acid (L-PCA) at 98.5%. Proposed use: For 
formulation into plant regulator products for use on turf, on 
ornamentals, on food crops and as a seed treatment. Contact: BPPD.
    3. File Symbol: 73771-RG. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0145. 
Applicant: Verdesian Life Sciences U.S., LLC, 1001 Winstead Dr., Suite 
480, Cary, NC 27513. Product name: VLS-2002-03. Active ingredient: 
Plant regulator--(2S)-5-Oxopyrrolidine-2-carboxylic Acid (L-PCA) at 
25%. Proposed use: For use as a foliar spray on turf, ornamentals and 
food crops. Contact: BPPD.
    4. File Symbol: 73771-RU. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0145. 
Applicant: Verdesian Life Sciences U.S., LLC, 1001 Winstead Dr., Suite 
480, Cary, NC 27513. Product name: VLS-2002-03-0.10. Active ingredient: 
Plant regulator--(2S)-5-Oxopyrrolidine-2-carboxylic Acid (L-PCA) at 
10%. Proposed use: For use as a seed treatment (food and non-food) 
using commercial seed treatment equipment; not for use in agricultural 
establishments covered by the Worker Protection Standard (40 CFR part 
170). Contact: BPPD.
    5. File Symbol: 7969-UNA. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredients: Mefentrifluconazole, 
Pyraclostrobin, and Fluxapyroxad. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed 
uses: beans and peas, citrus, corn, peanut, potato, rapeseed (canola), 
small grains, sorghum and millet, soybean, and sugar beet. Contact: RD.
    6. File Symbol: 7969-UNE. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole. 
Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Cereals, citrus, grape, 
legumes, peanuts, pome fruits, potato, rapeseed (canola), stone fruits, 
sugar beet, and tree nuts; seed treatment use on buckwheat, corn, 
millet, oats, rye, sorghum, soybean, triticale, and wheat seeds; 
turfgrass use sites including golf courses, institutional, commercial, 
and municipal lawns, parks, recreational areas (including sports and 
athletic fields, cemeteries, and sod farms); ornamental use sites 
(including containers, greenhouses, lathhouses, and shadehouses, 
outdoor nurseries, including container, bench, flat, plug, bed-grown or 
field-grown ornamentals), forest and conifer nurseries, and 
plantations, retail nurseries, and ornamentals found in interiorscapes, 
golf courses, recreational landscapes, and residential and commercial 
landscapes. Contact: RD.
    7. File Symbol: 7969-UNG. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole 
and Pyraclostrobin. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: non-
residential turf grass. Contact: RD.
    8. File Symbol: 7969-UNI. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole. 
Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Beans and peas, citrus, corn, 
peanut, potato, rapeseed (canola), small grains, sorghum and millet, 
soybean, and sugar beet. Contact: RD.
    9. File Symbol: 7969-UNL. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole. 
Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Seed treatment on crops: 
Barley, buckwheat, corn, millet, oats, rye, sorghum, soybean, 
triticale, and wheat. Contact: RD.
    10. File Symbol: 7969-UNO. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole 
and Pyraclostrobin. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Beans and 
peas, citrus, corn, peanut, potato, rapeseed (canola), small grains, 
sorghum and millet, soybean, and sugar beet. Contact: RD.
    11. File Symbol: 7969-UNT. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis

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Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active 
ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed 
uses: Grape, pome, stone fruits, and tree nuts. Contact: RD.
    12. File Symbol: 7969-UNU. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole. 
Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Non-residential turf and 
ornamentals. Contact: RD.
    13. File Symbol: 7969-URN. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole 
and Fluxapyroxad. Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Pome fruits, 
stone fruits, and tree nuts. Contact: RD.
    14. File Symbol: 7969-URR. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0002. 
Applicant: BASF Corporation, 26 Davis Dr., P.O. Box 13528, Research 
Triangle Park, NC 27709-3528. Active ingredient: Mefentrifluconazole. 
Product type: Fungicide. Proposed uses: Beans and peas, citrus, corn, 
peanut, potato, rapeseed (canola), small grains, sorghum and millet, 
soybean, and sugar beet. Contact: RD.
    15. File Symbol: 89633-A. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0193. 
Applicant: Moghu Research Center, Ltd. BVC #311, KRIBB, Yuscong, 
Daejeon, 305-333, Korea (c/o toXcel, 7140 Heritage Village Plaza, 
Gainesville, VA 20155). Product name: Methiozolin Technical. Active 
ingredient: Herbicide--methiozolin at 97%. Proposed use: Formulation 
into products to be used on golf course turf. Contact: RD.
    16. File Symbol: 89633-L. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0193. 
Applicant: Moghu Research Center, Ltd. BVC #311, KRIBB, Yuscong, 
Daejeon, 305-333, Korea (c/o toXcel, 7140 Heritage Village Plaza, 
Gainesville, VA 20155). Product name: Poacure SC. Active ingredient: 
Herbicide--methiozolin at 25%. Proposed use: Golf course turf. Contact: 
RD.
    17. File Symbol: 89633-U. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0193. 
Applicant: Moghu Research Center, Ltd. BVC #311, KRIBB, Yuscong, 
Daejeon, 305-333, Korea (c/o toXcel, 7140 Heritage Village Plaza, 
Gainesville, VA 20155). Product name: Poacure. Active ingredient: 
Herbicide--methiozolin at 25%. Proposed use: Golf course turf. Contact: 
RD.
    18. File Symbol: 91482-E. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0106. 
Applicant: Rat-O-Repel CC, No. 11 Sixth Ave., Summerstrand, Port 
Elizabeth 6001, South Africa (c/o Walter G. Talarek PC, 5153 Allison 
Marshall Dr., Warrenton, VA 20187-8980). Product name: Rat-O-Repel 
Pouches. Active ingredients: Repellent--Eucalyptus Oil at 3.00%, 
Rosemary Oil at 1.00%, Spike Lavender Oil at 1.00%, Oregano Oil at 
1.00%, Tagetes Oil at 0.75%, Thyme Oil at 0.50%, Clove Oil at 0.50% and 
Peppermint Oil at 0.50%. Proposed use: Rodent repellent. Contact: BPPD.
    19. File Symbol: 91482-G. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0106. 
Applicant: Rat-O-Repel CC, No. 11 Sixth Ave., Summerstrand, Port 
Elizabeth 6001, South Africa (c/o Walter G. Talarek PC, 5153 Allison 
Marshall Dr., Warrenton, VA 20187-8980). Product name: Rat-O-Repel 
Garbage Bags. Active ingredients: Repellent--Eucalyptus Oil at 1.500%, 
Rosemary Oil at 0.500%, Spike Lavender Oil at 0.500%, Oregano Oil at 
0.500%, Tagetes Oil at 0.375%, Thyme Oil at 0.250%, Clove Oil at 0.250% 
and Peppermint Oil at 0.250%. Proposed use: Rodent repellent. Contact: 
BPPD.
    20. File Symbol: 91482-R. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0106. 
Applicant: Rat-O-Repel CC, No. 11 Sixth Ave., Summerstrand, Port 
Elizabeth 6001, South Africa (c/o Walter G. Talarek PC, 5153 Allison 
Marshall Dr., Warrenton, VA 20187-8980). Product name: Rat-O-Repel 
Shock Spray. Active ingredients: Repellent--Eucalyptus Oil at 3.00%, 
Rosemary Oil at 1.00%, Spike Lavender Oil at 1.00%, Oregano Oil at 
1.00%, Tagetes Oil at 0.75%, Thyme Oil at 0.50%, Clove Oil at 0.50% and 
Peppermint Oil at 0.50%. Proposed use: Rodent repellent. Contact: BPPD.
    21. File Symbol: 92083-R. Docket ID number: EPA-HQ-OPP-2018-0045. 
Applicant: Bi-PA nv, Technologielaan 7, B-1840 Londerzeel, Belgium (c/o 
SciReg, Inc., 12733 Director's Loop, Woodbridge, VA 22192). Product 
name: Vintec. Active ingredient: Fungicide--Trichoderma atroviride 
strain SC1 at 15%. Proposed use: For control or suppression of 
botrytis/bunch rot/gray mold on grapevine, tomato and strawberry. 
Contact: BPPD.

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

    Dated: May 1, 2018.
Delores Barber,
Director, Information Technology and Resources Management Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.
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