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Acephate - Reopening and Extension of Comment Period 4/95

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
40 CFR Part 185
[OPP-300260A; FRL-4951-8]
RIN 2070-AC18
Acephate, Triadimefon, Iprodione, and Imazalil; Revocation of Food
Additive Regulations; Reopening and Extension of Comment Period
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Proposed rule; Reopening and extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: EPA is reopening and extending until June 2, 1995, the comment
period for a proposed rule that was published in the Federal Register
of January 18, 1995 (60 FR 3607) that proposed the revocation of
certain section 409 food additive regulations established under the
Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) for four chemicals:
acephate, triadimefon, iprodione, and imazalil. The original comment
period on the proposal extended until April 18, 1995, but because of
the unavailability of certain documents in the docket, the comment
period is being extended.

DATES: Written comments, identified by the document control number
[OPP-300360A], must be received on or before June 2, 1995.

ADDRESSES: By mail, submit written comments to: Public Response
Section, Field Operations Division (7506C), Office of Pesticide
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington,
DC 20460. In person, bring comments to: Rm. 1132, CM #2, 1921 Jefferson
Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA 22202.Information submitted as a comment
concerning this document 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 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. All written comments will be available for
public inspection in Rm. 1132 at the Virginia address given above, from
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.
Comments and data may also be submitted electronically by sending
electronic mail (e-mail) to: 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. Comments and data will also be
accepted on disks in WordPerfect in 5.1 file format or ASCII file
format. All comments and data in electronic form must be identified by
the docket number, [OPP-300360A]. No CBI should be submitted through e-
mail. Electronic comments on this proposed rule may be filed online at
many Federal Depository Libraries. Additional information on electronic
submissions can be found below in this document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Niloufar Nazmi, Special
Review and Reregistration Division (7508W), Office of Pesticide
Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington,
DC 20460. Office location and telephone number: Rm. WF

32C5, Crystal Station #1, 2800 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202,
(703)-308-8028; e- mail: nazmi.niloufar@epamail.epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A record has been established for this
rulemaking under docket number [OPP-300360A] (including any 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 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday,
excluding legal holidays. The public record is located in Rm. 1132 of
the Public Response and Program Resources Branch, Field Operations
Division (7506C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental
Protection Agency, Crystal Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy.,
Arlington, VA. 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. The official record
for this rulemaking, as well as the public version, as described above
will be kept in paper form. Accordingly, EPA will transfer all comments
received electronically into printed, paper form as they are received
and will place the paper copies in the official rulemaking record which
will also include all comments submitted directly in writing. The
official rulemaking record is the paper record maintained at the
address in "ADDRESSES" at the beginning of this document.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 185

Administrative practice and procedure, Agricultural commodities, Food
additives, Pesticides and pests, Processed foods, Reporting and
recordkeeping requirements.

Dated: April 25, 1995.

Daniel M. Barolo,
Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.