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Simazine (Princep) - Proposed Revocation of Certain Food Additive Regulations 7/94

  July 14, 1994

  SUBJECT:  Reregistration Notification Network

       TO:  Users of the RNN

     FROM:  Dr. Nancy N. Ragsdale
            Director, NAPIAP

                          U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
                                      (USDA)

            NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
                                     (NAPIAP)

                       REREGISTRATION NOTIFICATION NETWORK
                                      (RNN)
                            Volume 4, Number 8, 07/14/94

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.
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captan, ethylene   The USEPA is proposing to revoke certain food additive
 oxide, mancozeb,  regulations for several pesticides that the USEPA has
 oxyfluorfen,      decided induce cancer in animals.  Those food additive
 propargite,       regulations proposed for revocation are captan in
 propylene oxide,  RAISINS; ethylene oxide in GROUND SPICES; mancozeb in
 simazine          BRAN of OATS, BARLEY, and RYE; mancozeb in FLOURS of
                   OATS, BARLEY, RYE,and WHEAT; oxyfluorfen in PEPPERMINT,
                   SPEARMINT, SOYBEAN, and COTTONSEED OILS; propargite in
                   DRIED TEA, RAISINS, and DRIED FIGS; propylene oxide in
                   GLACE FRUIT, COCOA, GUMS, PROCESSED NUTMEATS(EXCEPT
                   PEANUTS), DRIED PRUNES, STARCH, and PROCESSED SPICES; and
                   simazine in SUGARCANE MOLASSES, POtable WATER, and
                   SUGARCANE SYRUP.  Notice was made here of the likelihood
                   of this action on 4/8/94.  Comments should be submitted
                   to the Public Response Section of EPA with reference to
                   OPP-300335 by 9/29/94.

  For additional information:         Send comments to:
            Ms. Niloufar Nazmi             Public Response Section (7506C)
            EPA, Special Review Branch     EPA, Office of Pest. Programs
            Phone (703) 308-8028           401 M Street, S.W.
            Fax (703) 308-8041             Washington, DC  20460

       Initial source:  Federal Register 59(126):33941