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[Federal Register: February 25, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 37)]
[Notices]               
[Page 9518-9519]
>From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr25fe98-74]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[OPP-30447; FRL-5773-6]

 
FMC Corporation; Applications to Register Pesticide Products

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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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 March 27, 1998.

ADDRESSES: By mail, submit written comments identified by the document 
control number [OPP-30447] and the file symbols to: Public Information 
and Records Intregrity 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-
docket@epamail.epa.gov. 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Joanne Miller, Product 
Manager (PM-23), Registration Division (7505C), Office of Pesticide 
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, 
DC 20460. Office location, telephone number, and e-mail address: Rm. 
237, CM #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202, (703 
305-6224, e-mail: miller.joanne@epamail.epa.gov.

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.

Products Containing Active Ingredients Not Included In Any 
Previously Registered Products

    1. File Symbol: 279-GRIE. Applicant: FMC Corporation, Agricultural 
Chemical Group, 1735 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103. Product Name: 
Carfentrazone-ethyl (F8426) 50DF. Herbicide. Active ingredient: 
Carfentrazone: ethyl <greek-a>,2-dichloro-5-[4-(difluoromethyl)-4,5-
dihydro-3-methyl-5-oxo-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]-4-fluorobenzenepropanoate 
at 50 percent. Proposed classification/Use: None. For agricultural or 
commercial use only to

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control broadleaf weeds on cereal grain groups and soybeans.
    2. File Symbol: 279-GRIR. Applicant: FMC Corporation. Product Name: 
Carfentrazone-ethyl (F8426) Technical. Herbicide. Active ingredient: 
Carfentrazone: ethyl <greek-a>,2-dichloro-5-[4-(difluoromethyl)-4,5-
dihydro-3-methyl-5-oxo-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]-4-fluorobenzenepropanoate 
at 90 percent. Proposed classification/Use: None. For formulation use 
only.
    3. File Symbol: 279-GROU. Applicant: FMC Corporation. Product Name: 
Carfentrazone-ethyl (F8426) 40DF. Herbicide. Active ingredient: 
Carfentrazone: ethyl <greek-a>,2-dichloro-5-[4-(difluoromethyl)-4,5-
dihydro-3-methyl-5-oxo-1H-1,2,4-triazol-1-yl]-4-fluorobenzenepropanoate 
at 40 percent. Proposed classification/Use: None. For agricultural or 
commercial use only to control broadleaf weeds on cereal grain groups 
and soybeans.
    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.
    The official record for this notice, as well as the public version, 
has been established for this notice under docket number [OPP-30447] 
(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:
    opp-docket@epamail.epa.gov


    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-30447]. 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 
registration.

    Dated: February 12, 1998.

Donald R. Stubbs,

Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 98-4814 Filed 2-24-98; 8:45 am]
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