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Pyridaben - Notice of Filing Correction 2/98

[Federal Register: February 13, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 30)]
[Notices]
[Page 7414]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr13fe98-79]

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[PF-786A; FRL-5768-9]

Notice of Filing; Correction

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice; correction.

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SUMMARY: In the Federal Register of January 9, 1998 (63 FR 1457) (FRL-
5762-6) EPA issued pesticide petition filing (PP) 7F4881. The petition
was submitted by BASF Corporation and proposed that EPA establish a
tolerances for residues of certain pesticide chemicals in or on various
food commodities. EPA is correcting PP 7F4881 to add information that
was inadvertently omitted from the original publication. EPA is also
establishing a new comment period for this petition to allow the
required 30 days.

DATES: Comments, identified by the docket control number PF-786A, must
be received on or before March 16, 1998.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By mail: Marion Johnson (PM 10),
Registration Division (7505C), Office of Pesticide Programs,
Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460.
Office location, telephone number, and e-mail address: Rm. 217, Crystal
Mall #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA, (703) 305-6788, e-
mail: johnson.marion@epamail.epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In FR Doc. 98-557, in the issue for Friday,
January 9, 1998, at page 1457, in the third column, item "1. BASF
Corporation," the first full paragraph is corrected to read as
follows:

    EPA has received a pesticide petition (PP 7F4881) from BASF
Corporation, Agricultural Products, P.O. Box 13528, Research Triangle
Park, NC 27709, proposing pursuant to section 408(d) of the Federal
Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, 21 U.S.C. 346a(d), to amend 40 CFR part
180 by establishing a tolerance for residues of Pridaben, [2 tert-
butyl-5(4-tert-butylbenzylthio)-4- chloropyridazin-3(2H)-one] in or on
the raw agricultural commodities: peaches and nectarine at 2.4 parts
per million (ppm), plum and prune (fresh) at 0.7 ppm; prune dried at
2.2 ppm; cherry and apricot at 0.05 ppm; grape at 1.4 ppm and tree nut
crops at 0.05 ppm. EPA has determined that the petition contains data
or information regarding the elements set forth in section 408(d)(2) of
the FFDCA; however, EPA has not fully evaluated the sufficiency of the
submitted data at this time or whether the data supports granting of
the petition. Additional data may be needed before EPA rules on the
petition.

List of Subjects

    Environmental protection, Agricultural commodities, Food additives,
Feed additives, Pesticides and pests, Reporting and recordkeeping
requirements.

    Dated: February 2, 1998.

James Jones,

Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 98-3586 Filed 2-12-98; 8:45 a.m.]
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