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Cloransulam-methyl (Dow). October 7, 1998. Application to register the pesticide product: First Rate for aerial application use. Federal Register.


[Federal Register: October 7, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 194)]
[Page 53895]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



[OPP-30461; FRL-6035-3]

Dow AgroSciences; Application to Register a Pesticide Product

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice announces receipt of an application to 
conditionally register the pesticide product FirstRate involving a 
change use pattern of the 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 November 6, 1998.
ADDRESSES: By mail, submit written comments identified by the document 
control number [OPP-30461] and the registration number 62719-275 to: 
Public Information and Records Intregrity Branch, Information Resources 
and Services Division (7502C), Office of Pesticide Programs, 
Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M St., SW., Washington, DC 20460. 
In person, bring comments to: Environmental Protection Agency, Rm. 119, 
Crystal Mall #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: James Tompkins, Product 
Manager (PM 25), Registration Division (7505C), 401 M St., SW., 
Washington, DC 20460. Office location/telephone number and e-mail 
address: Rm. 239, CM #2, 1921 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA, 703-
305-5697; e-mail: tompkins.james@epamail.epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: EPA received from Dow AgroSciences LLC, 9330 
Zionville Road, Indianapolis, IN 48268-1054, an application to 
conditionally register the pesticide product FirstRate, (EPA 
Registration Number 62719-275), to include aerial application use to 
its presently registered ground use to control broadleaf weeds on 
soybeans. This product contains the active ingredient cloransulam-
methyl N(2-carbomethoxy-6-chlorophenyl)-5-ethoxy-7-
fluoro(1,2,4)triazolo-[1,5-c]pyrimidine-2-sulfonamide at 84%, which 
involves a change use pattern of the product pursuant to the provision 
of section 3(c)(4) of FIFRA. Notice of receipt of this 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 Submissions

    The official record for this notice, as well as the public version, 
has been established for this notice under docket number [OPP-30461] 
(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.
    Electronic comments can be sent directly to EPA at:

    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-30461]. 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 pest, Product 

    Dated: September 30, 1998.

Arnold E. Layne,

Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs.

[FR Doc. 98-26910 Filed 10-6-98; 8:45 am]