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Monocrotophos - Proposed Revocation of Remaining Tolerances 7/93

  SUBJECT:  Reregistration Notification

       TO:  Users of the RNN

     FROM:  Dr. Nancy N. Ragsdale
            Director, NAPIAP
            United States Department of Agriculture

  Enclosed is a copy of the latest notice of the Reregistration Notification
  Network dated July 16, 1993.This issue of the RNN deals with the revocation
  of tolerances for certain canceled pesticides.  While these pesticides have
  been canceled for some time, some individuals may be affected if they still
  have existing stocks of these pesticides that may be used or if they're
  importing produce with residues of the these pesticides on them.

                         U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
                                     (USDA)

            NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE IMPACT ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
                                    (NAPIAP)

                      REREGISTRATION NOTIFICATION NETWORK
                                     (RNN)
                               Volume 3, Number 8

  The intent of this network is to inform interested parties of recent or
  impending pesticide use cancellations and tolerance revocations.  We would
  recommend that you express any concerns or questions you may have to the
  contact mentioned below or your NAPIAP State Liaison Representative.  If you
  wish to contact us at USDA, our phone number is (301) 504-8846, and our fax
  number is (301) 504-8063.

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monocrotophos      The USEPA has proposed the revocation of the remaining
    (Azodrin)        tolerances for monocrotophos, including those for
                     PEANUTS, PEANUT HULLS, TOMATOES, TOMATO PRODUCTS,
                     COTTONSEED, POTATOES, and SUGARCANE.  All of the
                     registrations for monocrotophos were canceled in 1991.
                     Written comments should be sent by 8/9/93 to the Public
                     Response Section of the USEPA with reference to OPP-
                     300273.

                 For additional information contact:
                 Ms. Rosalind L. Gross   -or-   Public Pesponse Sec. (H7506C)
                 USEPA, Registration Division   EPA, Off. of Pesticide
                                                  Programs
                 Phone (703) 308-8354           Phone 401 M Street, SW
                 Fax (703) 308-8369             Fax Washington, DC  20460

       Initial source:  Federal Register 58:32320
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