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Deltamethrin - Two Registration Approvals 4/94

[OPP-30334A/30344A]; FRL-4768-4]
Roussel Bio Corp.; Approval of Pesticide Product Registrations
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces Agency approval of applications
submitted by Roussel Bio Corporation to register the pesticide
products K-Othrine SC 5.0 and Deltamethrin Technical, containing
active ingredients not included in any previously registered
products pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(5) of the
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA),
as amended.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: George LaRocca, Product
Manager (PM) 13, Registration Division (7505C), Office of Pesticide
Programs, 401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460. Office location
and telephone number: Rm. 204, CM #2, Environmental Protection
Agency, 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202, (703-
305-6100).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA issued notices, published in
the Federal Register of July 1, 1992 (57 FR 29311) and November
18, 1992 (57 FR 54402), which announced that Roussel Bio Corp.,
170 Beaver Brook Road, Lincoln Park, NJ 07035, had submitted
applications to register the pesticide products K-Othrine SC
5.0, and Deltamethrin Technical, (EPA File Symbols 432-TAG and
432-TAE), containing the active ingredients deltamethrin (s)-
alpha-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl-(1R,3R)-3-(2,2-dibromovinyl)-2,2-
dimethyl cyclopropanecarboxylate at 4.75 percent and (1R,3R)-
3-(2,2-dibromovinyl)-2,2-dimethyl cyclopropane carboxylic acid
(S)-alpha-cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl ester at 98 percent respectively,
active ingredients not included in any previously registered
products.
   On March 2, 1994, EPA approved two new products (one end-
use and one technical) as follows:

   1. K-Othrine SC 5.0 (EPA Registration Number 432-763) for
use in and around residential, industrial, institutional structures,
and their immediate surroundings.
   2. Deltamethrin Technical (EPA Registration Number 432-762)
for formulating purposes only.
   The Agency has considered all required data on risks associated
with the proposed use of deltamethrin, and information on social,
economic, and environmental benefits to be derived from use.
Specifically, the Agency has considered the nature of the chemical
and its pattern of use, application methods and rates, and level
and extent of potential exposure. Based on these reviews, the
Agency was able to make basic health safety determinations which
show that use of deltamethrin when used in accordance with widespread
and commonly recognized practice, will not generally cause unreasonable
adverse effects to the environment.
   More detailed information on these registrations is contained
in a Chemical Fact Sheet on deltamethrin.
   A copy of this fact sheet, which provides a summary description
of the chemical, use patterns and formulations, science findings,
and the Agency's regulatory position and rationale, may be obtained
from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285
Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161.
   In accordance with section 3(c)(2) of FIFRA, a copy of the
approved label and the list of data references used to support
registration are available for public inspection in the office
of the Product Manager. The data and other scientific information
used to support registration, except for material specifically
protected by section 10 of FIFRA, are available for public inspection
in the Public Response and Program Resources Branch, Field Operations
Division (7506C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental
Protection Agency, Rm. 1132, CM #2, Arlington, VA 22202 (703-
305-5805). Requests for data must be made in accordance with
the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and must be
addressed to the Freedom of Information Office (A-101), 401
M St., SW., Washington, D.C. 20460. Such requests should: (1)
Identify the product name and registration number and (2) specify
the data or information desired.

   Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136.

List of Subjects

   Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests, Product registration.
   Dated: March 21, 1994.

Susan H. Wayland,
Acting Director, Office of Pesticide Programs.
[FR Doc. 94-7702 Filed 4-5-94; 8:45 am]