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[Federal Register: May 26, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 103)]
[Notices]
[Page 34179-34180]
>From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[PF-937A; FRL-6588-6]


Vinclozolin, Notice of Filing; Availability of Supplemental
Information

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: EPA is announcing the availability of its summary of the
toxicity and human health risk associated with the notice of filing of
the pesticide petition (PP) (OF6079), which proposes the establishment
of tolerances for residues of the fungicide vinclozolin in or on the
raw agricultural commodities succulent beans and canola.

DATES: Comments, identified by docket control number PF-937A, must be
received by EPA on or before June 4, 2000.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by mail, electronically, or in
person. Please follow the detailed instructions for each method as
provided in Unit I. of the ``SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.'' To ensure
proper receipt by EPA, it is imperative that you identify docket
control number PF-937A in the subject line on the first page of your
response.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mary L. Waller, Registration Division
(7505C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency,
1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number:
(703) 308-9354; e-mail address: waller.mary@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. General Information

A. Does this Action Apply to Me?

    This action is directed to the public in general, nevertheless, a
wide range of stakeholders will be interested in this risk summary for
vinclozolin, including environmental, human health, and agricultural
advocates; the chemical industry; pesticide users; and members of the
public interested in the use of pesticides on food. As such, the Agency
has not attempted to specifically describe all the entities potentially
affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the
applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person
listed under ``FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.''

B. How Can I Get Additional Information, Including Copies of this
Document or Other Related Documents?

    1. Electronically. You may obtain electronic copies of this
document and other related documents from the EPA Internet Home Page at
http://www.epa.gov/. To access this document, on the Home Page select
``Laws and Regulations'' and then look up the entry for this document
under the ``Federal Register--Environmental Documents.'' You can also
go directly to the Federal Register listings at http://www.epa.gov/
fedrgstr/.
    2. In person. The Agency has established an official record for
this action under docket control numbers PF-937A. The official record
consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any
public comments received during an applicable comment period, and other
information related to this action, including any information claimed
as CBI. This official record includes the documents that are physically
located in the docket, as well as the documents that are referenced in
those documents. The public version of the official record does not
include any information claimed as CBI. The public version of the
official record, which includes printed, paper versions of any
electronic comments submitted during an applicable comment period, is
available for inspection in Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson
Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through
Friday, excluding legal holidays. The PIRIB telephone number is (703)
305-5805.

C. How and to Whom Do I Submit Comments?

    You may submit comments through the mail, in person, or
electronically. To ensure proper receipt by EPA, it is imperative that
you identify docket control number PF-937A in the subject line on the
first page of your response.
    1. By mail. Submit comments to: Public Information and Records
Integrity Branch, Information Resources and Services Division (7502C),
Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200
Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460.
    2. In person or by courier. Deliver comments to: Public Information
and Records Integrity Branch, Information Resources and Services
Division, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection
Agency, Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington,
VA. The PIRIB is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday,
excluding legal holidays. The PIRIB telephone number is (703) 305-5805.
    3. Electronically. Submit electronic comments by e-mail to: ``opp-
docket@epa.gov,'' or you can submit a computer disk as described in
this unit. Do not submit any information electronically that you
consider to be CBI. Electronic comments must be submitted as an ASCII
file, avoiding the use of special characters and any form of
encryption. Comments and data will also be accepted on standard
computer disks in WordPerfect 6.1/8.0 or ASCII file format. All
comments in electronic form must be identified by the docket control
number PF-937A. Electronic comments may also be filed online at many
Federal Depository Libraries.

D. How Should I Handle CBI Information that I Want to Submit to the
Agency?

    Do not submit any information electronically that you consider to
be CBI. You may claim information that you submit to EPA in response to
this document as CBI 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. In addition to one complete
version of the comment that includes any 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 version of the
official record. Information not marked confidential will be included
in the public version of the official record without prior notice. If
you have any questions about CBI or the procedures for claiming CBI,
please consult the person listed under ``FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
CONTACT.''

II. What Action is EPA Taking in this Notice?

    The notice of filing proposing the establishment of tolerances for
the residues of the fungicide vinclozolin in or on succulent beans and
canola was published in the Federal Register on April 21, 2000 (65 FR
21427) (FRL-6555-6). The supplemental information to that notice of
filing has been placed in the public version of the official record
under docket control number PF-937A for public viewing. Due to the
availability of this additional information the Agency is extending the
closing of the comment period for the notice of filing from May 21,
2000 to June 4, 2000.

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    The notice of filing represented the view of the petitioner
concerning the toxicity and risk associated with the establishment of
these tolerances. The supplemental information contains the Agency's
summary of the toxicity and risk associated with the establishment of
these tolerances. This document has been developed to provide the
public with the Agency's current risk characterization for vinclozolin
and to provide an opportunity, through this notice, for interested
parties to provide written comments to the Agency on the chemical,
vinclozolin.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Chemicals, Pesticides and pests.

    Dated: May 12, 2000.
James J. Jones,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 00-12649 Filed 5-25-00; 8:45 am]
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