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UPDATE BRIEFING PAPER #15

REGISTRATION STATUS-1998 AND 1999

The tables that follow provide information on registration actions by EPA in 1998 and 1999. They include information both on new chemicals and new uses of existing chemicals.


Registration Division's New Chemical Decisions in FY98 as of 10/06/98

Chemical Use # of Crops # of Tolerances Pesticide Type Month of Decision
Cloransulam-methyl Soybean 1 3 Herbicide October 1997
Pyrimethanil Imported Wine Grapes 1 1 Fungicide December 1997
Imiprothrin Indoor, non-food 0 0 Insecticide March 1998
Flufenacet Corn, Soybean 2 4 Herbicide April 1998
Cyprodinil Stone Fruit, Pome Fruit, Grape, Almond 20 7 Fungicide

(Reduced-Risk)

April 1998
Cymoxanil Potatoes 1 1 Fungicide April 1998
Isoxaflutole Corn 1 28 Herbicide September 1998
Cuprous Chloride Non-food 0 0 Fungicide September 1998
Propazine Green Houses 0 0 Herbicide September 1998
Fluroxypyr Wheat, Barley, Oats 3 34 Herbicide September 1998
Carfentrazone-ethyl Corn, Soybeans, Wheat 3 8 Herbicide (Reduced-Risk) September 1998
Kresoxim-methyl Non-food 0 0 Fungicide September 1998
Dimethomorph Potatoes 1 1 Fungicide September 1998

Summary:

13 Chemicals

17 Food Uses associated with these chemicals (includes one import tolerance)

33 Crops associated with these chemicals

87 Tolerances associated with these chemicals

New Uses Registered by Registration Division in FY98 as of 10/06/98



Chemical Use # of Crops # of Tolerance Pesticide Type Month of Registration
Fludioxonil Potatoes 1 1 Fungicide

(Reduced-Risk)

October 1997
Fipronil Corn 1 16 Insecticide November 1997
Cryolite Potatoes 1 2 Insecticide December 1997
Diflubenzuron Termite bait station 0 0 Insecticide

(Reduced-Risk)

January 1998
Lambda-cyhalothrin Alfalfa, Brassica, Head Lettuce 19 6 Insecticide February 1998
Bensulfuron-methyl Rice 1 3 Herbicide February 1998
Imidacloprid Pecan 1 1 Insecticide March 1998
Rimsulfuron Tomato 1 1 Herbicide

(Methyl Bromide Replacement)

April 1998
Clethodim Alfalfa, Dry Bean, Peanut, Tomato 4 9 Herbicide April 1998
Prometryn Carrot 1 1 Herbicide April 1998
Spinosad Fruiting Vegetables, Apple, Cole Crops, Almonds, Citrus, Leafy Vegetables 64 30 Insecticide April 1998
Fenoxaprop-ethyl Barley 1 2 Herbicide April 1998
Esfenvalerate Head Lettuce, Sorghum, Sugarbeets 3 12 Insecticide April 1998
Myclobutanil Banana 1 1 Fungicide April 1998
Quizalofop ethyl Canola, Peppermint, Spearment 3 4 Herbicide June, 1998
Tebufenozide Pecan, Wine Grapes 2 2 Insecticide (Reduced-Risk) June, 1998
Pyriproxyfen Fire Ant Control 0 0 Insecticide July, 1998
Pyriproxyfen Cotton 1 2 Insecticide (Reduced-Risk) July, 1998
Fipronil Rice 1 2 Insecticide July, 1998
Triasulfuron Grass 1 6 Herbicide August, 1998
Deltamethrin Food and Feed Handling Establishments 1 1 Insecticide August, 1998
Cypermethrin Green Onion 1 1 Insecticide September 1998
Esfenvalerate Kiwi, Artichoke, Kohlrabi 3 4 Insecticide September 1998
Flufenacet Cereal Grains, Alfalfa, Clover 16 7 Herbicide September 1998
Fludioxonil Brassica Leafy Veg., Bulb Veg., Cereal Grains, Cotton, Cucurbit Veg., Foliage of Legume Veg., Fruiting Veg., Grass, Herbs and Spices, Leafy Veg., Leaves and Roots of Tuber Veg., Legume Veg., Non-Grass Animal Feeds, Peanuts, Rape Seed, Root and Tuber Veg., Sunflower Seed 276 21 Fungicide (Reduced-Risk) September 1998
Sethoxydim Apricots, Cherries, Nectarines, Peaches, Succulent Beans, Soybeans, Grapes, Cilantro, Leafy Veg., Tuberous and Corm Veg., Caneberry, Artichoke 72 15 Herbicide September 1998
Pyridate Garbonzo Beans 1 1 Herbicide September 1998
Glyphosate Durian, Mangosteen, Rambutan 3 3 Herbicide September 1998


Summary:

24 Chemicals

73 Food Uses associated with these chemicals

480 Crops associated with these chemicals

152 Tolerances associated with these chemicals


Tolerance Extensions/Conversions in FY98 as of 10/06/98

Chemical Use # of Crops # of Tolerances Pesticide Type Month of Registration
Pyrithiobac-Sodium Cotton 1 1 Herbicide October 1997
Bifenthrin Corn, Cotton, Hops, Strawberries 4 26 Insecticide November 1997
Cyfluthrin Alfalfa, Carrots, Citrus, Corn, Cotton, Peppers, Radishes,

Sorghum, Sugarcane, Sunflowers, Tomatoes

22 45 Insecticide November 1997
Cypermethrin Brassica, Cotton, Lettuce, Onions, Pecans 23 21 Insecticide November 1997
Esfenvalerate Cotton 1 1 Insecticide November 1997
Fenpropathrin Cotton, Peanuts, Strawberries, Tomatoes 4 27 Insecticide November 1997
Lambda-cyhalothrin Broccoli, Cabbage, Corn, Cotton, Garlic, Lettuce, Onion,

Peanuts, Rice, Sorghum, Soybean, Sunflowers, Tomatoes, Wheat

14 54 Insecticide November 1997
Tefluthrin Corn 1 3 Insecticide November 1997
Tralomethrin Broccoli, Cotton, Food Handling, Lettuce, Soybean, Sunflower 5 8 Insecticide November 1997
Fenoxaprop-ethyl Wheat, Soybeans, Cotton, Peanuts, Rice 5 23 Herbicide January 1998
Imidacloprid Sorghum 1 3 Insecticide March 1998
Spinosad Cotton 1 2 Insecticide April 1998
Bromoxynil Cotton 1 23 Herbicide May 1998
Flutolanil Rice 1 4 Fungicide August 1998
Sulfosate Corn, Soybeans, Almonds, Citrus, Grapes, Bananas, Tree Nuts, Stone Fruit 42 35 Herbicide September 1998
Imidacloprid Barley, Sugar Beet, Wheat 3 21 Insecticide September 1998
Deltamethrin Cotton, Tomatoes

2

4

Insecticide November 1998
Zeta-cypermethrin Cabbage, Cotton, Lettuce, Onion, Pecans 5 21 Insecticide November 1998

Summary:

17 Chemicals

74 Food Uses associated with these chemicals

136 Crops associated with these chemicals

322 Tolerance associated with these chemicals


Registration Division's New Chemical Decisions in FY99 as of 2/16/99


Chemical Use # of Crops # of Tolerances Pesticide Type Month of Decision
Diflufenzopyr Corn 1 3 Herbicide Registered January 1999; Reduced Risk Chemical; Joint review w/Canada
Tralkoxydim Wheat, Barley 2 7 Herbicide Registered December 1998


Summary: 2 Chemicals

3 Food Uses associated with these chemicals

3 Crops associated with these chemicals

10 Tolerances associated with these chemicals

New Uses Registered by Registration Division in FY99 as of 2/16/99


Chemical Use # of Crops # of Tolerance Pesticide Type Month of Registration
Copper Ammonium Complex All raw agricultural commodities All RACs 1

Fungicide
December 1998
Hexythiazox Hops 1 1 Insecticide October 1998
Quinclorac Turf 1 0 Herbicide November 1998
Tebuconazole Grapes, Grass 2 10 Fungicide January 1999
Picloram Sorghum 1 3 Herbicide January 1999
Copper Ethylene Diamine Complex Potatoes 1 1 Fungicide January 1999
Cymoxanil Tomatoes, Grapes (import) 2 2 Fungicide February 1999


Summary:

6 Chemicals

7 Food Uses associated with these chemicals

7 Crops associated with these chemicals

18 Tolerances associated with these chemicals

Registration Activities in the Biopesticides & Pollution Prevention Division


Updated as of 18 February 1999

New Active Ingredient Decisions in FY 98 & 99


Chemical Use Pesticide Type Month of Decision
Gliocladium catenulatum strain J1446   55 crops plus ornamentals and trees/shrubs. Greenhouse and indoor only  Fungicide  7/2/98 
 Potassium dihydrogen phosphate (monpotasium phosphate)   control powdery mildew on apples, grapes, cucurbits, mangos, stone fruits, peppers, tomatoes, and roses  Fungicide  8/12/98 
Maple lactone  cockroach attractant (non-food)  Attractant 9/30/98
Bacillus thuringiensis isrealensis  mosquito control (tolerance exists)

CONDITIONAL

Insecticide 9/30/98
Potato leaf roll virus resistance gene  potato--virus control  Virucide 11/18/98
Anthraquinone  geese repellent  Repellent 12/15/98
Formic acid  control tracheal mite in honey bee hives    insecticide  1/28/99
IR 3535  insect repellent   insecticide  2/10/99
Pseudomonas aureofaciens strain Tx-1  turf

CONDITIONAL eco testing in 2001

 fungicide  2/11/99
 


New Uses Decisions in FY 98 & 99


Chemical Use # of Food Commodities Pesticide Type Month of Registration
Vectolex CG additional mosquito species 1 (rice) Larvacide 9/11/98
Capsaicin fruits and vegetables are added uses All RACs Repellant 10/26/98
poly-D-glucosamine added lettuce and celery All RACs Nematicide 11/5/98
L-glutamic acid & GABA added grapes All RACs Growth Regulator 11/23/98
Bti added evaporative coolers   Insecticide 12/18/98
cinnamaldehyde new row crop, horticultural crops, and turf All RACs Repellant 1/19/99


Antimicrobials Division's New Chemical Decisions in FY99 as of 2/16/99


Chemical Use # of Crops # of Tolerances Pesticide Type Month of Decision
Sodium nanonylbenzenesulfonate (NOBS) Indoor non-food use 0 0 Sanitizing Agent-Antimicrobial October 1998
Hypochlorous acid

Indoor non-food use and aquatic non-crop biocide 0 0 Biocide-Antimicrobial September 1998
Potassium hypochlorite Indoor non-food use 0 0 Sanitizing Agent and Disinfectant-Antimicrobial September 1998

Summary:

3 Chemicals

0 Food Uses associated with these chemicals

0 Crops associated with these chemicals

0 Tolerances associated with these chemicals


New Uses Registered by Antimicrobials Division in FY99 as of 2/16/99


Chemical Use # of Crops # of Tolerances Pesticide Type Month of Registration
Hydrogen peroxide

Fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, cereal grains, herbs and spices 130 Exemption Antimicrobial agent June 1998
Peroxyacetic acid Fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, cereal grains, herbs and spices 130 Exemption Antimicrobial agent June 1998

Summary:

2 Chemicals

260 Food Uses associated with these chemicals

260 Crops associated with these chemicals

0 Tolerances associated with these chemicals (exemptions from the requirement of a tolerance)




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