bronopol (Myacide B10) Registration Approval
Mr. Dave Smith
Registration Project Planner
Boots MicroCheck and The Boots Company PLC
Dear Mr. Smith:
Re: Registration of Bronopol-Boots(EPA Req. No. 33753-1)
Myacide AS(EPA Req. No. 33753-3)
Myacide AS Plus(EPA Req. No. 33753-5).
Myacide Sl(EPA Req. No. 33753-6)
Myacide S2(EPA Req. No. 33753-7)
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has approved your
application to register the referenced products for use in New York State as
antimicrobial agents for the industrial uses proposed on the labels. The
manufacturing use products, Bronopol-Boots and Myacide AS, are classified as
general use pesticides. The remaining products, Myacide AS Plus, Myacide Sl
and Myacide S2 are classified as restricted use pesticides.
The active ingredient bronopol is a new active ingredient. We reviewed all of
the information submit registration, and have determined that proper use of
these products is not likely to result in significant health or environmental
The approved labels are the federally registered labels as submitted.
Enclosed, for your records, are the Certificate of Pesticide Registration and
a copy of the stamped-accepted labels. Since the Myacide AS Plus, Myacide S1
and Myacide S2 are sold to distributors in the United States, any distributor
selling these products under their own name must also have their own
individual New York State registration. Please be aware that any label
changes or amendments must be submitted to this office for approval.
Since these products are classified as restricted use pesticides, please note
that New York State Environmental Conservation Law (ECL) 33-0901.1 states
that: "A commercial permit is required for the distribution, sale, offer for
sale, purchase for the purpose of resale or possession for the purpose of
resale of a restricted use pesticide." Thus, if Boots Microcheck and the
Boots Company PLC propose to sell or offer for sale any restricted use
pesticide to any person within New York State, a commercial permit is
required. ECL 33-0905.1 further states that: "Any person who engages in. .
.the sale of restricted use pesticides shall be certified by the commissioner.
Therefore, commercial permit holders must employ opr retain under contract at
least one person who is certified in New York State for the appliction of
restricted use pesticides.
Also enclosed is information pertaining to commercial permits in New York
State along with an application form for convenience. Questions regarding
commercial permits and certification should be directed to our Bureau of
Pesticide Regulation at (518) 457-7482.
Norman H. Nosenchuck. P.E.
Division of Hazardous Substances Regulation
cc: w/encs. - D. Rutz - Cornell
w/encs. - D. Rapp - N.Y.S. Dept. of Ag. and Mrkts.