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bronopol (Myacide B10) Registration of X-Cide 600

Mr. C.S. Letcher
Manager, Registration
Petrolite Corporation
369 Marshall Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63119-1897

Dear Mr. Letcher:

Re:  Registration of X-Cide 600 EPA Reg. No. 5009-50)


This Department has approved your application to register the referenced 
product for use in New York State as an antimicrobial agent for the industrial 
uses proposed on the label.  This product is classified as a restricted use 
pesticide.

The active ingredient bronopol is a new active ingredient.  We reviewed all of 
the information submitted in support of the registration, and have determined 
that proper use of this product is not likely to result in significant health 
or environmental risks.

The approved label is the federally registered label as submitted.  Enclosed, 
for your records, are the Certificate of Pesticide Registration and a copy of 
the stamped-accepted label.

Since this product is classified as a restricted use pesticide, 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 Petrolite Corportion proposes 
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 or retain under contract at least one person who is 
certified in New York State for the application of restricted use pesticides.

Also enclosed is information pertaining to commercial permits in New York 
State, along with an application form for your convenience.  Questions 
regarding commercial permits and certification should be directed to our 
Bureau of Pesticide Regulation at (518) 457-7482.

Sincerely,




Norman H. Nosenchuck
Director
Division of Hazardous Substances Regulation

Enclosures

cc:  w/encs.- D. Rutz - Cornell
     w/encs.- D. Rapp - N.Y.S. Dept. of Ag. and Mrkts.