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lambda-cyhalothrin NYS DEC Letter - Denial of Application to Register 5/02


New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Division of Solid & Hazardous Materials
Bureau of Pesticides Management
625 Broadway, Albany, New York  12233-7254
Phone 518-402-8788      FAX 518-402-9024
Website: http://www.dec.state.ny.us


May 6, 2002


CERTIFIED MAIL
RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED


Ms. Kelly Loft
Spectrum Group, Div. of United Industries Corporation 
P.O. Box 142642
St. Louis, Missouri 63114-0642


Dear Ms. Loft:


Re:  Denial of Application to Register Two New Pesticide Products, Spectracide Triazicide 
Brand Soil & Turf Insect Killer Concentrate (EPA Reg. No. 9688-183-8845) and Spectracide 
Triazicide Brand Soil & Turf Insect Killer Granules (EPA Ref. No. 9688-181-8845)


The Department, on February 19, 2002 and March 7, 2002, sent you letters (copies enclosed) 
stating that your application to register the above-mentioned pesticide products were 
incomplete. The products contain the active ingredient lambda-cyhalothrin with homeowner 
use on vegetables and/or soil and turf which is considered a major change in labeling for 
New York State.


The letters, dated February 19, 2002 and March 7, 2002, deemed your applications 
administratively incomplete and outlined the information necessary to be submitted in 
order to continue the review of the above-referenced application packages. The required 
information was to be submitted to this office within 45 calendar days of receipt of the 
letters or the review process for the application would be terminated. To date (45 calendar 
days from the Department's receipt of the "Certified Mail Return Receipt" green card), no 
additional information has been received by the Department. Therefore, your applications to 
register Spectracide Triazicide Brand Soil & Turf Insect Killer Concentrate (EPA Reg. No. 
9688-183-8845) and Spectracide Triazicide Brand Soil & Turf Insect Killer Granules (EPA Reg. 
No. 9688-181-8845) is denied.


If you wish to pursue registration of the above-listed products, you will be required to submit 
a new application with all required documentation and fees, or pursue the options available 
under Article 33-0711 of the New York State Environmental Conservation Law. A copy of this 
and other documents are available at the Department's website at the address listed in our 
letterhead.


Please be aware that any unregistered product may not be sold, offered for sale, distributed, 
or used in New York State.


Please call Cyndi Crowley, of my staff, at (518) 402-8768, if you have any questions. 

Sincerely,

Samuel J. Jackling	 
Chief
Pesticide Product Registration Section


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