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Sodium fluoride: EPA Registration Review Interim Decision

Source: Federal Register: Notice | July 8th, 2015 | Environmental Protection Agency
Industry type: Pesticides

… II. What action is the agency taking? Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.58(c), this notice announces the availability of EPA’s interim registration review decisions for the pesticides in the following table…

Sodium fluoride, Case No. 3132
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OPP-2014-0655
Chemical Review Manager, SanYvette, Williams

… Sodium fluoride (Interim Decision). Sodium fluoride is registered for use as a wood preservative to protect the groundline portion of existing wooden utility poles. It is formulated as an impregnated pole wrap material. This use is not expected to result in direct or indirect food or drinking water exposure. Occupational and residential exposure is minimal by the dermal and inhalation routes, and the Agency has determined that a human health risk assessment was not needed. Based on the lack of potential exposure and toxic effects to fish, aquatic invertebrates, and birds, the Agency has made a No Effect determination for federally listed species and designated critical habitat.

… EPA has addressed the substantive comments and information received during the 60-day comment period in the discussion for each pesticide listed in this document. During the 60-day comment period, no public comments were received for any of these cases that resulted in changes in the Agency’s interim decisions. Pursuant to 40 CFR 155.58(c), the registration review case docket for each pesticide discussed in this notice will remain open until all actions required in the interim decision have been completed…

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