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This action is directed to the public in general, and may be of interest to a wide range of stakeholders including environmental, human health, and agricultural advocates; the chemical industry; pesticide users; and members of the public interested in the sale, distribution, or use of pesticides. Since others also may be interested, the Agency has not attempted to describe all the specific entities that may be affected by this action. If you have any questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under
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This notice announces the cancellation, as requested by the registrant, of Hartz Ref 117, an end-use product containing phenothrin and s-methoprene, labeled as a spot-on to control fleas and ticks on cats and kittens and registered under section 3 of FIFRA. This registration is listed in Table 1 of this unit.
Table 2 of this unit includes the name and address of record for the registrant of the product in Table 1 of this unit.
During the public comment period provided, EPA received no comments in response to the
Pursuant to FIFRA section 6(f), EPA hereby approves the requested cancellation of the registration identified in Table 1 of Unit II. Accordingly, the Agency orders that the product registration identified in Table 1 of Unit II. is hereby canceled effective November 4, 2005. Any distribution, sale, or use of existing stocks of the product identified in Table 1 of Unit II. in a manner inconsistent with any of the Provisions for Disposition of Existing Stocks set forth in Unit VI. will be considered a violation of FIFRA.
Section 6(f)(1) of FIFRA provides that a registrant of a pesticide product may at any time request that any of its pesticide registrations be canceled or amended to terminate one or more uses. FIFRA further provides that, before acting on the request, EPA must publish a Notice of Receipt of any such request in the
Existing stocks are those stocks of registered pesticide products which are currently in the United States and which were packaged, labeled, and released for shipment prior to the effective date of the cancellation action. The cancellation order issued in this Notice includes the following existing stocks provisions.
Products in the United States that have been packaged, labeled, and released for shipment prior to the effective date of the cancellation may be sold or distributed by Hartz from its facilities until December 31, 2005, and may be sold or distributed by persons other than Hartz until March 31, 2006. After this date, products may not be sold or distributed unless for the purposes of proper disposal or export.
Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests.