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Propiconazole - Filing of Pesticide Petition 3/94

[PF-596; FRL-4769-8]
Ciba-Geigy Corp.; Filing of Pesticide Petition
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Notice.
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SUMMARY: This notice announces the filing of pesticide petition
(PP) 8F3654 to establish certain tolerances for the fungicide
1-([2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-4-propyl-1,3-dioxolan-2-yl]methyl)-
1H-1,2,4-triazole and its metabolites in or on certain agricultural
commodities.

DATES: Comments, identified by the document control number [PF-
596], must be received on or before April 29, 1994.

ADDRESSES: By mail, submit written comments to: Public Response
and Program Resources Branch, Field Operations Division (7506C),
Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency,
401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460. In person, bring comments
to: Rm. 1128, CM #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA.

   Information submitted and any comment(s) concerning this
notice may be claimed confidential by marking any part or all
of that information as "Confidential Business Information"
(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(s) 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 to the
submitter. Information on the proposed test and any written
comments will be available for public inspection in Rm. 1128
at the Virginia address given above, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Sidney Jackson, Acting
Product Manager (PM) 21, Registration Division (7505C), Office
of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401
M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460, (703)-305-6900.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice announces that EPA has
received PP 8F3654 from Ciba-Geigy Corp., Agricultural Division,
P.O. Box 18300, Greensboro, NC 27419, proposing that 40 CFR
180.434 be amended to establish a regulation to permit residues
of the fungicide 1-([2-(2,4-dichlorophenyl)-4-propyl-1,3-dioxolan-
2-yl]methyl)-1H-1,2,4-triazole and its metabolites determined
as 2,4-dichlorobenzoic acid and expressed as parent compound
in or on peanuts at 0.2 part per million (ppm), peanut hay at
20 ppm, and peanut hulls at 1 ppm. The proposed analytical method
for determining residues is capillary gas chromatography. This
notice of filing was previously published in the Federal Register
of October 12, 1988 (53 FR 39783). Since 6 years have passed
and EPA is now preparing to take action on the petition, it
is republished. (PM 21).

List of Subjects

   Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Pesticides
and pests.

   Authority: 21 U.S.C. 346a and 348.

   Dated: March 18, 1994.

Stephen L. Johnson,
Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide
Programs.

[FR Doc. 94-7366 Filed 3-29-94; 8:45 am]