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Sulfur Dioxide - USEPA Proposed Tolerance Revocations 6/94

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


                          Volume 4, Number 7, June 30, 1994

The intent of this network is to inform interested parties of recent or
impending pesticide use cancellations, tolerance revocations, and other
items of agricultural interest.  To the best of our knowledge, the uses
mentioned here, unless otherwise indicated, will not appear on any label
registered by the USEPA after those uses are canceled. We recommend that
you express any concerns or questions you have to the contact mentioned
below or to your NAPIAP State Liaison Representative. If you wish to
contact us at USDA, our phone number is (301) 504-8846, and our fax number
is (301) 504-8063.
sulfur dioxide   The USEPA has proposed the revocation of the exemptions
                 from tolerances for the fumigant, sulfur dioxide.  This
                 pesticide was registered on barley, buckwheat, corn, oats,
                 popcorn, rice, rye, grain sorghum, and wheat.  all
                 applicable registrations have been canceled.  The
                 tolerance and registration on GRAPES is not affected by
                 this action. Written comments, indentified by OPP-300336,
                 should be sent to the Public Response Branch of EPA by
                 8/22/94. Respondents are asked to answer these questions:
                 (1) Are there any existing stocks of the chemical?; (2) If
                 so, how much?; (3) When will the stocks be depleted?; and
                 (4) How long would commodities treated with these
                 chemicals be in the channels of trade?

       For additional information contact:   Send comments to:
         Mr. Owen F. Beeder                  Public Response Branch (7506C)
         EPA, Registration Division          EPA, Office of Pesticide Prog.
         Phone (703) 308-8351                401 M Street, S.W.
         Fax (703) 308-8369                  Washington, DC  20460

       Initial source:  Federal Register 59(119):32172