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bacillus subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens strain FZB24 Registration Application 6/99


[Federal Register: June 16, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 115)]
[Page 32231-32232]
>From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



[OPP-30480; FRL-6084-5]

Certain Companies; Applications to Register Pesticide Products

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of applications to register 
pesticide products containing new active ingredients not included in 
any previously registered products pursuant to the provisions of 
section 3(c)(4) of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide 
Act (FIFRA), as amended.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted by July 16, 1999.

ADDRESSES: By mail, submit written comments identified by the document 
control number [OPP-30480] and the file symbols to: Public Information 
and Records Integrity Branch, Information Resources and Services 
Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental 
Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460. In person, 
bring comments to: Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. 119, CM #2, 
1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA.
    Comments and data may also be submitted electronically to: opp- Follow the instructions under ``SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.'' No Confidential Business Information (CBI) should be 
submitted through e-mail.
    Information submitted as a comment concerning this notice may be 
claimed confidential by marking any part or all of that information as 
CBI. Information so marked will not be disclosed except in accordance 
with procedures set forth in 40 CFR part 2. A copy of the comment that 
does not contain CBI must be submitted for inclusion in the public 
record. Information not marked confidential may be disclosed publicly 
by EPA without prior notice. The public docket is available for public 
inspection in Rm. 119 at the Virginia address given above, from 8:30 
a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division (7511C), listed in the 
table below:

                                   Office location/
   Regulatory Action Leader        telephone number          Address
Robyn Rose....................  Rm. 910W44, CM #2, 703- 1921 Jefferson
                                 308-9581, e-mail:       Davis Hwy,
                             Arlington, VA
Susanne Cerrelli..............  Rm. 910W45, CM #2, 703- Do.
                                 308-8077, e-mail:

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA received applications as follows to 
register pesticide products containing active ingredients not included 
in any previously registered products pursuant to the provision of 
section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA. Notice of receipt of these applications does 
not imply a decision by the Agency on the applications.

I. Products Containing Active Ingredients Not Included In Any 
Previously Registered Products

    1. File Symbol: 72098-A. Applicant: Taensa, Inc., 26 Sherman Court, 
P.O. Box 764, Fairfield, CT 06430. Product Name: TAE-022 Technical. 
Plant Strengthening Agent and Biofungicide. Active ingredient: Bacillus 
subtilis var. amyloliquefaciens strain FZB24 at 73.3%. Proposed 
classification/Use: None. For manufacturing purposes only.   (R. Rose)
    2. File Symbol: 69592-L. Applicant: Agraquest Inc., 1105 Kennedy 
Place, Davis, CA 95616. Product Name: QST 713 Technical. Microbial 
Fungicide. Active ingredient: QST 713 strain of dried Bacillus subtilis 
at 5%. Proposed classification/Use: None. For use in

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manufacturing or formulating end-use products to control various fungal 
plant pathogens and terrestrial use.   (S. Cerrelli)
    Notice of approval or denial of an application to register a 
pesticide product will be announced in the Federal Register. The 
procedure for requesting data will be given in the Federal Register if 
an application is approved.
    Comments received within the specified time period will be 
considered before a final decision is made; comments received after the 
time specified will be considered only to the extent possible without 
delaying processing of the application.

II. Public Record and Electronic Submissions

    The official record for this notice, as well as the public version, 
has been established for this notice under docket number [OPP-30480] 
(including comments and data submitted electronically as described 
below). A public version of this record, including printed, paper 
versions of electronic comments, which does not include any information 
claimed as CBI, is available for inspection from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., 
Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The official notice 
record is located at the address in ``ADDRESSES'' at the beginning of 
this document.
    Electronic comments can be sent directly to EPA at:

    Electronic comments must be submitted as an ASCII file avoiding the 
use of special characters and any form of encryption. Comment and data 
will also be accepted on disks in Wordperfect 5.1/6.1 or ASCII file 
format. All comments and data in electronic form must be identified by 
the docket number [OPP-30480]. Electronic comments on this notice may 
be filed online at many Federal Depository Libraries.

    Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Pesticides and pest, Product 

    Dated: June 7, 1999.

Kathleen D. Knox,

Acting Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, 
Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 99-15283 Filed 6-15-99; 8:45 am]