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(E)-9-Dodecenyl Acetate, (Z)-9-Dodecenyl - Acetate Registration Application 6/98

[Federal Register: June 12, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 113)]
[Notices]
[Page 32210-32211]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr12jn98-77]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[OPP-30456; FRL-5794-4]

3M Canada Co.; Application to Register a Pesticide Product

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of an application submitted by
3M Canada Company, to register a pesticide product containing a new
active ingredient not included any previously registered product
pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(4) of the Federal
Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), as amended.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted by July 13, 1998.
ADDRESSES: By mail, submit written comments identified by the document
control number [OPP-30456] and the file symbols to: Public Information
and Records Integrity Branch (7502C), Information Resources and
Services Division, Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental
Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460. In person,
bring comments to: Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. 119, CM #2,
1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA.
Comments and data may also be submitted electronically to: opp-
docket@epamail.epa.gov. Follow the instructions under "SUPPLEMENTARY
INFORMATION." No Confidential Business Information (CBI) should be
submitted through e-mail.
Information submitted as a comment concerning this notice may be
claimed confidential by marking any part or all of that information as
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. The public docket is available for public
inspection in Rm. 119 at the Virginia address given above, from 8:30
a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Sheila Moats, Regulatory
Action Leader, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division,
(7511C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency,
401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460. Office location and telephone
number: Rm. 14, 9th floor, 1921 Jefferson Davis Highway, CM #2,
Arlington, VA, 22202, (703) 308-1259; e-mail:
moats.sheila@epamail.epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA received an application from 3M Canada
Co., P.O. Box 5757 London, Ontario N6A 4TI, to register the pesticide
product 3M MEC Eastern Pine Shoot Borer Pheromone Concentrate (EPA File
Symbol 10350-UA), containing the active ingredient (Z)-9-dodecenyl
acetate and (E)-9-dodecenyl acetate at 16.0 and 4.0 percent
respectively, an ingredient not included in any previously registered
product pursuant to the provisions of section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA. The
product is a timed release microencapsulated pheromone concentrate used
for mating disruption of the Eastern Pine Shoot Borer Moth in forest
and woodland applications. This chemical is part of the Pheromone Joint
Review Pilot Program currently underway between Canada Pest Management
Regulatory Agency (PMRA) and the United States EPA. The application for
registration of the technical grade of the active ingredient is
submitted under the same Pheromone Joint Review Pilot Program for the
product "Bedoukian 9-Dodecenyl Acetate Technical Pheromone," (EPA
File Symbol 52991-RN) by Bedoukian Research Inc., 21 Finance Drive,
Danbury, CT 06810. Notice of receipt of the application does not imply
a decision by the Agency on the application.
Notice of approval or denial of an application to register a
pesticide product will be announced in the Federal Register. The
procedure for requesting data will be given in the Federal Register if
an application is approved.
Comments received within the specified time period will be
considered before a final decision is made; comments received after the
time specified will be considered only to the extent possible without
delaying processing of the application.

Public Record and Electronic Submission

The official record for this notice, as well as the public version,
has been established for this notice under docket number [OPP-30456]
(including 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 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The official notice
record is located at the address in "ADDRESSES" at the beginning of
this document.

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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. Comment and data
will also be accepted on disks in Wordperfect 5.1/6.1 or ASCII file
format. All comments and data in electronic form must be identified by
the docket number [OPP-30456]. Electronic comments on this notice may
be filed online at many Federal Depository Libraries.

Authority: 7 U.S.C. 136.

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests, Product
registration.

Dated: May 22, 1998.

Janet L. Andersen,

Director, Biopesticides and Pollution Prevention Division, Office of
Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 98-15741 Filed 6-11-98; 8:45 am]
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