triflusulfuron methyl (Pinnacle) Temporary Tolerances 5/95
[Federal Register: May 31, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 104)]
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
[PP 3G4161/T673; FRL 4948-8]
Triflusulfuron Methyl; Establishment of Temporary Tolerances
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
SUMMARY: EPA has established temporary tolerances for residues of the
herbicide triflusulfuron methyl in or on certain raw agricultural
commodities. These temporary tolerances were requested by E.I. DuPont
de Nemours & Company, Inc.
DATES: These temporary tolerances expire September 30, 1997.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Robert Taylor, Product
Manager (PM) 25, Registration Division (7505C), Office of Pesticide
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington,
DC 20460. Office location and telephone number: Rm. 245, CM#2, 1921
Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA, (703) 305-6800; e-mail:
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company, Inc.,
Agricultural Products, Walkers Mill, Barley Mill Plaza, P.O. Box 80038,
Wilmington, DE 19880-0038, has requested in pesticide petition (PP)
3G4161, the establishment of temporary tolerances for residues of the
herbicide triflusulfuron methyl (methyl-2-[[[[[4-(dimethylamino)-6-
methylbenzoate) in or on the raw agricultural commodities sugar beet
roots and tops at 0.05 part per million (ppm). These temporary
tolerances will permit the marketing of the above raw agricultural
commodities when treated in accordance with the provisions of the
experimental use permit 352-EUP-160, which is being issued under the
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended
(Pub. L. 95-396, 92 Stat. 819; 7 U.S.C. 136).
The scientific data reported and other relevant material were
evaluated, and it was determined that establishment of the temporary
tolerances will protect the public health. Therefore, the temporary
tolerances have been established on the condition that the pesticide be
used in accordance with the experimental use permit and with the
1. The total amount of the active ingredient to be used must not
exceed the quantity authorized by the experimental use permit.
2. DuPont must immediately notify the EPA of any findings from the
experimental use that have a bearing on safety. The company must also
keep records of production, distribution, and performance and on
request make the records available to any authorized officer or
employee of the EPA or the Food and Drug Administration.
These tolerances expire September 30, 1997. Residues not in excess
of these amounts remaining in or on the raw agricultural commodities
after this expiration date will not be considered actionable if the
pesticide is legally applied during the term of, and in accordance
with, the provisions of the experimental use permit and temporary
tolerances. These tolerances may be revoked if the experimental use
permit is revoked or if any experience with or scientific data on this
pesticide indicate that such revocation is necessary to protect the
The Office of Management and Budget has exempted this notice from
the requirement of section 3 of Executive Order 12866. [[Page 28409]]
Pursuant to the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act
(Pub. L. 96-354, 94 Stat. 1164, 5 U.S.C. 601-612), the Administrator
has determined that regulations establishing new tolerances or raising
tolerance levels or establishing exemptions from tolerance requirements
do not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of
small entities. A certification statement to this effect was published
in the Federal Register of May 4, 1981 (46 FR 24950).
Authority: 21 U.S.C. 346a(j).
List of Subjects
Environmental protection, Administrative practice and procedure,
Agricultural commodities, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and
Dated: May 22, 1995.
Stephen L. Johnson,
Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 95- 13271 Filed 5-30-95; 8:45 am]
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