40 CFR 180.910 - Inert ingredients used pre- and post-harvest; exemptions from the requirement of a tolerance.

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§ 180.910 Inert ingredients used pre- and post-harvest; exemptions from the requirement of a tolerance.
Residues of the following materials are exempted from the requirement of a tolerance when used in accordance with good agricultural practice as inert (or occasionally active) ingredients in pesticide formulations applied to growing crops or to raw agricultural commodities after harvest:
Inert ingredients Limits Uses
Acetic acid Catalyst
Acetic anhydride Solvent, cosolvent
Acetone Do.
Alkanoic and alkenoic acids, mono- and diesters of α-hydro-ω-hydroxypoly (oxyethylene) with molecular weight (in amu) range of 200 to 6,000 Emulsifiers
Alkyl (C8-C24) benzenesulfonic acid and its ammonium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and zinc salts Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
C10-C18-Alkyl dimethyl amine oxides (CAS Reg. Nos. 1643-20-5, 2571-88-2, 2605-79-0, 3332-27-2, 61788-90-7, 68955-55-5, 70592-80-2, 7128-91-8, 85408-48-6, and 85408-49-7) 15% by weight in pesticide formulation Surfactant
α-Alkyl(C6-C15)-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene)sulfate, and its ammonium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and zinc salts, poly(oxyethylene) content averages 2-4 moles (CAS Reg. Nos. 3088-31-1, 9004-82-4, 9004-84-6, 13150-00-0, 25446-78-0, 26183-44-8, 32612-48-9, 50602-06-7, 62755-21-9, 68424-50-0, 68511-39-7, 68585-34-2, 68611-55-2, 68891-38-3, 73665-22-2) Not to exceed 30% of pesticide formulation Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
α-alkyl (C12-C15)-ω-hydroxypoly (oxypropylene) poly (oxyethylene) copolymers (where the poly (oxypropylene) content is 3-60 moles and the poly (oxyethylene) content is 5-80 moles) Not more than 20% of pesticide formulations Surfactant
α-alkyl-ω-hydroxypoly (oxypropylene) and/or poly (oxyethylene) polymers where the alkyl chain contains a minimum of six carbons (CAS Reg. Nos. 9002-92-0, 9004-95-9, 9005-00-9, 26183-52-8, 34398-01-1, 52292-17-8, 66455-14-9, 66455-15-0, 68002-97-1, 68131-39-5, 68131-40-8, 68154-96-1, 68213-23-0, 68439-45-2, 68439-46-3, 68526-94-3, 68439-50-9, 68439-49-6, 68551-12-2, 68951-67-7, 71243-46-4, 97043-91-9, 9043-30-5, 60828-78-6, 61827-42-7, 24938-91-8, 68439-54-3, 69011-36-5, 78330-20-8, 78330-21-9, 106232-83-1, 127036-24-2, 160875-66-1, 9004-98-2, 68920-66-1, 61804-34-0, 61791-28-4, 71060-57-6, 26468-86-0, 31726-34-8, 52609-19-5, 61791-20-6, 68155-01-1, 69013-19-0, 69364-63-2, 70879-83-3, 78330-19-5, 97953-22-5, 157627-86-6, 34398-05-5, 72905-87-4, 84133-50-6, 61702-78-1, 27306-79-2, 169107-21-5, 61791-13-7, 39587-22-9, 85422-93-1; 68154-98-3, 61725-89-1, 68002-96-0, 68154-97-2, 68439-51-0, 68551-13-3, 68603-25-8, 68937-66-6, 68987-81-5, 69227-21-0, 70750-27-5, 103818-93-5, 166736-08-9, 120313-48-6, 68213-24-1, 68458-88-8, 68551-14-4, 69013-18-9, 69227-22-1, 72854-13-8, 73049-34-0, 78330-23-1, 37311-02-7, 64366-70-7, 37251-67-5, 9087-53-0, 196823-11-7, 57679-21-7, 111905-54-5, 61827-84-7, 172588-43-1) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
α-alkyl (minimum C6 linear or branched, saturated and or unsaturated)-ω-hydroxypolyoxyethylene polymer with or without polyoxypropylene, mixture of di- and monohydrogen phosphate esters and the corresponding ammonium, calcium, magnesium, monoethanolamine, potassium, sodium and zinc salts of the phosphate esters; minimum oxyethylene content averages 2 moles; minimum oxypropylene content is 0 moles (CAS Reg. Nos. 9046-01-9, 39464-66-9, 50643-20-4, 52019-36-0, 68071-35-2, 68458-48-0, 68585-36-4, 68815-11-2, 68908-64-5, 68511-37-5, 68130-47-2, 42612-52-2, 58318-92-6, 60267-55-2, 68070-99-5, 68186-36-7, 68186-37-8, 68610-65-1, 68071-17-0, 936100-29-7, 936100-30-0, 73038-25-2, 78330-24-2, 154518-39-5, 317833-96-8, 108818-88-8, 873662-29-4, 61837-79-4, 68311-02-4, 68425-73-0, 37280-82-3, 68649-29-6, 67711-84-6, 68891-13-4 Not to exceed 30% of pesticide formulation Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
N-alkyl (C8-C18) primary amines and their acetate salts where the alkyl group is linear and may be saturated and/or unsaturated (CAS Reg. Nos. 61790-57-6, 61790-58-7, 61790-59-8, 61790-60-1, 61788-46-3, 61790-33-8, 68155-38-4) Concentration in formulated end-use products not to exceed 10% by weight in herbicide products, 4% by weight in insecticide products, and 4% by weight in fungicide products Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Alkyl (C8-C18) sulfate and its ammonium, calcium, isopropylamine, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and zinc salts Surfactants.
Aluminum hydroxide Diluent, carrier
Aluminum oxide Diluent
Aluminum stearate Surfactant
Amides, C5-C9, N-[3-(dimethylamino) propyl] (CAS Reg. No. 1044764-00-2) Surfactant
Amides, C6-C12, N-[3-(dimethylamino) propyl] (CAS Reg. No. 1044764-06-8) Surfactant
Ammonium bicarbonate Surfactant, suspending agent, dispersing agent
Ammonium carbamate Synergist in aluminum phosphide formulations
Ammonium chloride Intensifier when used with ammonium nitrate as a dessicant or defoliant. Fire suppressant in aluminum phosphide and magnesium phosphide formulations
Ammonium hydroxide Solvent, cosolvent, neutralizer, solubilizing agent
Ammonium salts of fatty acids (C8-C18 saturated) (CAS Reg. No. 5972-76-9, 63718-65-0, 16530-70-4, 32582-95-9, 2437-23-2, 191799-95-8, 16530-71-5, 93917-76-1, 5297-93-8, 94266-36-1, 1002-89-7) Surfactant
Ammonium stearate Surfactant
Ammonium sulfate Solid diluent, carrier
Ammonium thiosulfate Intensifier when used with ammonium nitrate as desiccant or defoliant
Amyl acetate Solvent, cosolvent, attractant
Ascorbyl palmitate Preservative
Attapulgite-type clay Solid diluent, carrier, thickener
Bacillus thuringiensis fermentation solids and/or solubles Diluent, carrier
Bentonite Solid diluent, carrier
Benzoic acid Preservative for formulation
Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-, homopolymer (Alpha-pinene, homopolymer)(CAS Reg. No. 25766-18-1) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Bicyclo[3.1.1]heptane, 6,6-dimethyl-2-methylene-, homopolymer (Beta-pinene, homopolymer) (CAS Reg. No. 25719-60-2) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Bicyclo[3.1.1]hept-2-ene, 2,6,6-trimethyl-, polymer with 6,6- dimethyl-2- methylenebicyclo [3.1.1] heptane (Copolymer of alpha- and beta-pinene) (CAS Reg. No. 31393-98-3) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
2-Bromo-2-nitro-1,3-propanediol (CAS Reg. No. 52-51-7) 0.04% or less by weight of the total pesticide formulation In-can preservative
Butane Propellant
n-Butanol (CAS Reg. No. 71-36-3) Solvent, cosolvent
Butylated hydroxyanisole Antioxidant
Butylated hydroxytoluene Do.
Calcareous shale Solid diluent carrier
Calcite Do.
Calcium carbonate Do.
Calcium chloride Stabilizer
Calcium phosphate Solid diluent, carrier
Calcium hydroxide Do.
Calcium hypochlorite Sanitizing and bleaching agent
Calcium lactate pentahydrate (CAS Reg. No. 5743-47-5) Nutrient, stabilizer
Calcium oxide Solid diluent, carrier
Calcium salt of partially dimerized rosin, conforming to 21 CFR 172.210 Coating agent
Calcium silicate Solid diluent, carrier
Calcium stearate Do.
Carbon Dioxide (CAS Reg. No. 124-38-9) None Propellant
Carrageenan, conforming to 21 CFR 172.620 Minimum molecular weight (in amu): 100,000 Thickener
Cetyl alcohol (CAS Reg. No. 36653-82-4) Not more than 5.0% of pesticide formulation Evaporation retardant
Charcoal, activated Meets specifications in the Food Chemical Codex Carrier
Coconut shells Solid diluent and carrier
Cod liver oil Solvent, cosolvent
Croscarmellose sodium (CAS Reg. No. 74811-65-7) Disintegrant, solid diluent, carrier, and thickener
n-Decyl alcohol (CAS Reg. No. 112-30-1) Solvent or co-solvent
Dialkyl (C8-C18) dimethyl ammonium chloride Not more than 0.2% in silica, hydrated silica Flocculating agent in the manufacture of silica, hydrated silica for use as a solid diluent, carrier
Diatomite (diatomaceous earth) Solid diluent carrier
Diethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-75-4) Surfactant
Diethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-83-4) Surfactant
Diethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, reaction product with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-72-1) Surfactant
Diethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-81-2) Surfactant
Diethylene glycol abietate Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
1,1-Difluoroethane (CAS Reg. No. 75-37-6) For aerosol pesticide formulations used for insect control in food- and feed-handling establishments and animals Aerosol propellant
1,2-Dihydro-6-ethoxy-2,2,4-trimethylquinolene Not more than 0.02% of pesticide formulation Antioxidant
Dimethyl ether (methane, oxybis-) (CAS Reg. No. 115-10-6) Propellant
Dimethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-42-5) Surfactant
Dimethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-67-4) Surfactant
Dimethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-38-9) Surfactant
Dimethylaminoethanol, ethoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173188-49-2) Surfactant
3,6-Dimethyl-4-octyn-3,6-diol Not more than 2.5% of pesticide formulation Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Dipropylene glycol Solvent, cosolvent
Disodium phosphate Anticaking agent, conditioning agent
Disodium zinc ethylenediaminetetraacetate dihydride Sequestrant
Dolomite Solid diluent, carrier
Epoxidized linseed oil Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Epoxidized soybean oil Do.
Ethyl acetate Solvent, cosolvent
Ethyl alcohol Do.
Ethyl esters of fatty acids derived from edible fats and oils Solvent, cosolvent
Ethyl maltol (CAS Reg. No.4940-11-8) Not more than 0.2 % of the pesticide formulation Odor masking agent
Ethylene glycol (CAS Reg. No. 107-21-1) Without limitation Encapsulating agent for pesticides being applied post-harvest as residual, and crack and crevice sprays in and around food and nonfood areas of residential and nonresidential structures, including food handling establishments
Ethylene oxide adducts of 2,4,7,9-tetramethyl-5-decynediol, the ethylene oxide content averages 3.5, 10 or 30 moles (CAS Reg. No. 9014-85-1) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
(S,S)-Ethylenediamine disuccinic acid trisodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 178949-82-1) Sequestrant or chelating agent
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid 3% of pesticide formulation Sequestrant
Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid, tetrasodium salt 5% of pesticide formulation Sequestrant
2-Ethyl-1-hexanol (CAS Reg. No. 104-76-7) Not more than 10% of pesticide Solvent, adjuvant of surfactants
Fatty acids, conforming to 21 CFR 172.860 Binder, defoaming agent, lubricant
FD&C Blue No. 1 Not more than 0.2% of pesticide formulation Dye
FD&C Red No. 40 (CAS Reg. No. 25956-17-6) conforming to 21 CFR 74.340 Not to exceed 0.002% by weight of pesticide formulation Dye, coloring agent
Ferric Citrate (CAS Reg. No. 2338-05-8) Stabilizer
Ferric sulfate Solid diluent, carrier
Furcelleran Thickener
D-glucopyranose, oligomeric, C10-16-alkyl glycosides (CAS Reg. No. 110615-47-9) Surfactant
Glycerides, edible fats and oils derived from plants and animals, reaction products with sucrose (CAS Reg. Nos. 100403-38-1, 100403-41-6, 100403-39-2, 100403-40-5) Emulsifier, dispersing agent
Glycerol mono-, di-, and triacetate Solvent, cosolvent
Glyceryl monostearate Emulsifier
Granite Do.
Graphite Solid diluent, carrier
Gum arabic (acacia) Surfactant, suspending agent, dispersing agent
Gypsum Solid diluent, carrier
Hexamethylenetetramine For use in citrus washing solutions only at not more than 1% Preservative
3-hexen-1-ol, (3Z)- (CAS Reg. No. 928-96-1) Not more than 0.4% of the pesticide formulation Odorant, alerting agent
n-Hexyl alcohol (CAS Reg. No. 111-27-3) Solvent, cosolvent
C9 rich aromatic hydrocarbons (CAS Reg. No. 64742-95-6) Solvent
C10-11 rich aromatic hydrocarbons (CAS Reg. No. 64742-94-5) Solvent
C11-12 rich aromatic hydrocarbons (CAS Reg. No. 64742-94-5) Solvent
Hydrochloric acid Solvent, neutralizer
Hydroxyethylmorpholine, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-06-4) Surfactant
Hydroxyethylmorpholine, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-17-7) Surfactant
Hydroxyethylmorpholine, ethoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-00-8) Surfactant
Hydroxyethylmorpholine, ethoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-09-7) Surfactant
Hydroxyethylpiperidine, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-22-4 Surfactant
Hydroxyethylpiperidine, ethoxylated, propoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-28-0) Surfactant
Hydroxyethylpiperidine, ethoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid dimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-20-2) Surfactant
Hydroxyethylpiperidine, ethoxylated, reaction products with fatty acid trimers, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 1,200 (CAS Reg. No. 1173189-25-7) Surfactant
Hydroxyethylidine diphosphonic acid (HEDP) (CAS Reg. No. 2809-21-4) For use in antimicrobial pesticide formulations at not more than 1 percent Stabilizer, chelator
Iron oxide Solid diluent, carrier
Isobutane (CAS Reg. No. 75-28-5) None Propellant
Isopropyl myristate (CAS Reg. No. 110-27-0) Solvent
Kaolinite-type clay Solid diluent, carrier
Lactic acid Solvent
Lactic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester (CAS Reg. No. 6283-86-9) Solvent
Lactic acid, 2-ethylhexyl ester, (2S)- (CAS Reg. No. 186817-80-1) Solvent
Lactic acid, n-propyl ester, (S); (CAS Reg. No. 53651-69-7) Solvent
Lauryl alcohol Surfactant
Lignin (CAS Reg. No. 9005-53-2) Surfactant, related adjuvants of surfactants
Lignin, alkali (CAS Reg. No. 8068-05-1) Do.
Lignin, alkali, oxidized, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 68201-23-0) Do.
Lignin alkali reaction products with disodium sulfite and formaldehyde (CAS Reg. No. 105859-97-0) Do.
Lignin alkali reaction products with formaldehyde and sodium bisulfite (CAS Reg. No. 68512-35-6) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid (CAS Reg. No. 8062-15-5) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, ammonium calcium salt (CAS Reg. No. 12710-04-2) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, ammonium magnesium salt (CAS Reg. No. 123175-37-1) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, ammonium salt (CAS Reg. No. 8061-53-8) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, ammonium sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 166798-73-8) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, calcium magnesium salt (CAS Reg. No. 55598-86-2) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, calcium salt (CAS Reg. No. 8061-52-7) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, calcium sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 37325-33-0) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, ethoxylated, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 68611-14-3) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, magnesium salt (CAS Reg. No. 8061-54-9) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, potassium salt (CAS Reg. No. 37314-65-1) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt (CAS Reg. No. 8061-51-6) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt, oxidized (CAS Reg. No. 68855-41-4) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt, polymer with formaldehyde and phenol (CAS Reg. No. 37207-89-9) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, sodium salt, sulfomethylated (CAS Reg. No. 68512-34-5) Do.
Lignosulfonic acid, zinc salt (CAS Reg. No. 57866-49-6) Do.
d-Limonene (CAS Reg. No. 5989-27-5) Solvent, fragrance
Magnesium carbonate Anticaking agent, conditioning agent
Magnesium chloride Safener
Magnesium lime Solid diluent, carrier
Magnesium oxide Do.
Magnesium silicate Do.
Magnesium stearate Surfactant
Magnesium sulfate Solid diluent, carrier, safener
Methyl alcohol Solvent
Methyl n-amyl ketone (CAS Reg. No. 110-43-0) Solvent, cosolvent
Methylated silicones Antifoaming agent
Methyl esters of fatty acids derived from edible fats and oils Solvent, cosolvent
Methyl esters of higher fatty acids conforming to 21 CFR 573.640 Antidusting agent, surfactant
Methyl isobutyl ketone Solvent
2-methyl-2,4-pentanediol (CAS Reg. No. 107-41-5) Without limitation Growing crops and food animals
2-methyl-1,3-propanediol (CAS Reg. No. 2163-42-0) Solvent, surfactant
Mono-, di-, and trimethylnapthalenesulfonic acids and napthalenesulfonic acids formaldehyde condensates, ammonium and sodium salts (CAS Reg. Nos 9008-63-3, 9069-80-1, 9084-06-4, 36290-04-7, 91078-68-1, 141959-43-5, 68425-94-5) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Mica Solid diluent, carrier
Mineral oil, U.S.P., or conforming to 21 CFR 172.878 or 178.3620(a) (CAS Reg. No. 8012-95-1) Diluent, carrier, and solvent
Monoammonium phosphate No more than 3.75% by weight in formulation Postharvest fumigation in formulation with aluminum phosphide
Mono- and diglycerides of C8-C18 fatty acids Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Montmorillonite-type clay Solid diluent, carrier
Nonyl, decyl, and undecyl glycoside mixture with a mixture of nonyl, decyl, and undecyl oligosaccharides and related reaction products (primarily decanol and undecanol) produced as an aqueous-based liquid (50 to 65% solids) from the reaction of primary alcohols (containing 15 to 20% secondary alcohol isomers) in a ratio of 20% C9, 40% C10, and 40% C11 with carbohydrates (average glucose to alkyl chain ratio 1.3 to 1.8) Surfactant.
α-(p-Nonylphenol)-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene) mixture of dihydrogen phosphate and monohydrogen phosphate esters and the corresponding ammonium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and zinc salts of the phosphate esters; the nonyl group is a propylene trimer isomer and the poly(oxyethylene) content averages 4-14 or 30 moles (CAS Reg. Nos. 51811-79-1, 59139-23-0, 67922-57-0, 68412-53-3, 68553-97-9, 68954-84-7, 99821-14-4, 152143-22-1, 51609-41-7, 37340-60-6, 106151-63-7, 68584-47-4, 52503-15-8, 68458-49-1) Not to exceed 7% of pesticide formulation Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
α-(p-Nonylphenyl)-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene) produced by the condensation of 1 mole of nonylphenol (nonyl group is a propylene trimer isomer) with an average of 4-14 or 30-90 moles of ethylene oxide; if a blend of products is used, the average number of moles of ethylene oxide reacted to produce any product that is a component of the blend shall be in the range of 4-14 or 30-90 Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
α-(p-Nonylphenol)-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene) sulfate, ammonium, calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium, and zinc salts the nonyl group is propylene trimer isomer and the poly(oxyethylene) content averages 4 moles (CAS Reg. Nos. 9014-90-8, 9051-57-4, 9081-17-8, 68649-55-8, 68891-33-8 Not to exceed 7% of pesticide formulation Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
1-Octanal (CAS Reg. No. 124-13-0) Not more than 0.2% of the pesticide formulation Odor masking agent
n-Octyl alcohol (CAS Reg. No. 111-87-5) Solvent or co-solvent
Octyl and decyl glucosides mixture with a mixture of octyl and decyloligosaccharides and related reaction products (primarily n- decanol) produced as an aqueous-based liquid (68-72% solids) from the reaction of straight chain alcohols (C8(45%), C10 (55%)) with anhydrous glucose Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Oleic acid Diluent
Oleic acid diester of α-hydro-ω-hydroxypoly (oxyethylene); the poly(oxyethylene) having average molecular weight (in amu) 400 Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
α-Oleoyl-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene), average molecular weight (in amu) of 600 Emulsifier
Oleyl alcohol (CAS Reg. No. 143-28-2 15% Cosolvent
Oxalic acid No more oxalic acid should be used than is necessary to chelate calcium and in no case should more than 2 lb oxalic acid per acre be used Calcium chelating hard water inhibitor
Palmitic acid Diluent
Pentaerythritol ester of maleic anhydride modified wood rosin Plasticizer
Petrolatum, conforming to 21 CFR 172.880 Coating agent
Petroleum hydrocarbons, light odorless conforming to 21 CFR 172.884 Solvent, diluent.
Petroleum hydrocarbons, synthetic isoparaffinic, conforming to 21 CFR 172.882 Do.
Petroleum naphtha, conforming to 21 CFR 172.250(d) Component of coating agent
Petroleum wax, conforming to 21 CFR 172.886(d) Coating agent
Phosphoric acid Buffer
Polyethylene, conforming to 21 CFR 177.1520(c) Binder, carrier, and coating agent
Polyethylene glycol[α-hydro-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene)]; mean molecular weight (in amu) 194 to 9,500 conforms to 21 CFR 178.3750 Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Polyglycerol esters of fatty acids conforming to 21 CFR 172.854 Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Polyglyceryl phthalate ester of coconut oil fatty acids, including fatty acid coco polymers with glyceryl and phthalic anhydride (CAS No. 67746-02-5) and coconut oil polymer with glyceryl and phthalic anhydride (CAS No. 66070-87-9) None Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), α-(carboxymethyl)-ω-(nonylphenoxy) produced by the condensation of 1 mole of nonylphenol (nonyl group is a propylene trimer isomer) with an average of 4-14 or 30-90 moles of ethylene oxide. The molecular weight (in amu) ranges are 454-894 and 1598-4238 Surfactant
Poly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl), α-[tris(1-phenylethyl)phenyl]-ω-hydroxy-, (CAS Reg. No. 99734-09-5) For use in post-harvest applications; not to exceed 15% by weight in pesticide formulations Surfactants
Polyoxyethylene (20) sorbitan monostearate Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
[Poly[oxy(methyl-1,2-ethanediyl)], α-[2-bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amino]propyl]-ω-hydroxy,-ether with α-hydro-ω-hydroxypoly(oxy-1,2-ethanediyl) (1:2), mono-C12-16 alkyl ethers, (CAS Reg. No. 176022-82-5) Not to exceed 15% in the formulated product; only for use with glyphosate Surfactant
Polysorbate 65, conforming to 21 CFR 172.838 Emulsifier
Potassium aluminum silicate Solid diluent, carrier
Potassium benzoate (Cas No. 582-25-2) None Preservative
Potassium hydroxide Neutralizer
Potassium phosphate Buffer
Potassium sulfate Solid diluent
Propane Propellant
2-Propanol, 1,1′,1′′-nitrilotris- (CAS No. 122-20-3) Without limitation Neutralizer
n-Propanol Solvent, cosolvent
2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with ethyl 2-propenoate and methyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, ammonium salt (CAS Registration No. 55989-05-4), minimum number average molecular weight (in amu), 18,900. Encapsulating agent, dispensers, resins, fibers and beads
Propylene glycol Solvent, cosolvent.
Propylene glycol alginate (as defined in 21 CFR 172.858) Defoaming agent
Propyl gallate Antioxidant
Propyl p-hydroxybenzoate Preservative for formulations
Pyrophyllite Solid diluent, carrier
Rhizobium inoculants (e.g. Sinorhizobium, Bradyrhizobium & Rhizobium) All leguminous food commodities
Rosin, partially dimerized (as defined in 21 CFR 172.615) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Rosin, partially hydrogenated (as defined in 21 CFR 172.615) Do.
Rosin, wood Do.
Salts of fatty acids, conforming to 21 CFR 172.863 Binder, emulsifier, anticaking agent
Sand Solid diluent, carrier
Shellac, bleached; refined, food grade, arsenic and rosin-free Coating agent
Silver nitrate (Cas Reg. No. 7761-88-8) For use on potatoes as post-harvest treatment to control sprouting at no more than 0.06% by weight in pesticide formulations Stabilizer
Soapstone Solid diluent
Sodium acid pyrophosphate Surfactant, suspending agent, dispersing agent, buffer
Sodium alkyl naphthalenesulfonates (CAS Reg. Nos. 68909-83-1, 68909-84-2, 68909-82-0, 27213-90-7, 26264-58-4, 27178-87-6, 111163-74-7, 908356-16-1, 25417-20-3, 25638-17-9, 145578-88-7, 1322-93-6, 1323-19-9, 7403-47-6, 68442-09-1, 127646-44-0, 908356-18-3) Limited to no more than 30% by weight in pesticide end-use products Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium aluminum silicate Solid diluent, carrier
Sodium dioctylsulfosuccinate Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium 1,4-dihexyl sulfosuccinate (CAS Reg. No. 3006-15-3) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium 1,4-diisobutyl sulfosuccinate (CAS Reg. No. 127-39-9) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium 1,4-dipentyl sulfosuccinate (CAS Reg. No. 922-80-5) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium hexametaphosphate Surfactant, emulsifier, wetting agent, suspending agent, dispersing agent, buffer
Sodium hydroxide Neutralizer
Sodium metasilicate Surfactants, emulsifiers, wetting agents, dispersing agents, buffer
Sodium monoalkyl and dialkyl (C6-C16) phenoxy benzenedisulfonates and related acids (CAS Reg. Nos. 147732-59-0, 147732-60-3, 169662-22-0, 70191-75-2, 36445-71-3, 39354-74-0, 70146-13-3, 119345-03-8, 149119-20-0, 149119-19-7, 119345-04-9, 28519-02-0, 25167-32-2, 30260-73-2, 65143-89-7, 70191-76-3) Not to exceed 20% in pesticide formulations Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium α-olefinsulfonate (sodium C14-C16) (Olefin sulfonate) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium N-oleoyl- N-methyl taurine (CAS Reg. No. 137-20-2) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium and potassium salts of N-alkyl (C8-C18)-beta-iminodipropionic acid where the C8-C18 is linear and may be saturated and/or unsaturated (CAS Reg. Nos. 110676-19-2, 3655-00-3, 61791-56-8, 14960-06-6, 26256-79-1, 90170-43-7, 91696-17-2, 97862-48-1) Concentration in formulated end-use products not to exceed 30% by weight in pesticide formulations Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium salt of sulfated oleic acid Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sodium silicate Surfactant, emulsifier, wetting agent, stabilizer, inhibitor
Sodium starch glycolate (CAS Reg. No. 9063-38-1) Granular and tableted products only; not to exceed 8% of the formulated product Disintegrant
Sodium sulfate Solid diluent, carrier
Sodium tripolyphosphate Buffer, surfactant, suspending agent, dispersing agent, anticaking agent, conditioning agent
Sorbic acid (CAS Reg. No. 110-44-1) Preservative for formulations
Sorbitan fatty acid esters (fatty acids limited to C12, C14, C16, and C18 containing minor amounts of associated fatty acids) and their derivatives; the poly(oxyethylene) content averages 5-20 moles Surfactants, related adjuvants or surfactants.
Soybean flour Expires May 24, 2005. Surfactant
Soybean oil-derived fatty acids Solvent, cosolvent
Stearic acid Diluent
α-Stearoyl-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene), average molecular weight (in amu) of 600 Emulsifier
α-Stearoyl-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene); the poly(oxyethylene) content averages either 8, 9, or 40 moles; if a blend of products is used, the average number of moles ethylene oxide reacted to produce any product that is a component of the blend shall be either 8, 9, or 40 Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sucrose octaacetate Adhesive
Sulfite liquors and cooking liquors, spent, oxidized (CAS Reg. No. 68514-09-0) Surfactant, related adjuvants of surfactants
Sulfuric acid (CAS Reg. No.7664-93-9) Not to exceed 10% of the pesticide formulation; non-aerosol formulations only pH Control agent
Synthetic paraffin and its succinic derivatives conforming to 21 CFR 172.275 Carrier, binder, and carrying agent
Synthetic petroleum wax, conforming to 21 CFR 172.888 Binder, carrier, and coating agent
Talc Solid diluent, carriers
Tall oil; fatty acids not less than 58%, rosin acids not more than 44%, unsaponifiables not more than 8% Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Tartrazine Dye
Terpenes and terpenoids, turpentine oil, alpha-pinene fraction, polymd. (CAS Reg. No. 70750-57-1) Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane, (CAS Reg. No. 811-97-2) Aerosol propellant
Tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol (THFA) (CAS Reg. No 97-99-4) Expires February 9, 2008 Solvent/cosolvent
N,N,N′,N″,-tetrakis-(2-hydroxypropyl) ethylenediamine (CAS Reg. No. 102-60-3) Concentration in formulated end-use products not to exceed 20% by weight in pesticide formulations Stabilizer for formulation.
α-[p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenyl]-ω-hydroxypoly(oxyethylene) produced by the condensation of 1 mole of p-(1,1,3,3-tetramethylbutyl)phenol with a range of 1-14 or 30-70 moles of ethylene oxide: If a blend of products is used, the average range number of moles of ethylene oxide reacted to produce any product that is a component of the blend shall be in the range of 1-14 or 30-70 (CAS Reg. Nos. 9036-19-5, 9002-93-1) Not to exceed 7% of pesticide formulation Surfactants related adjuvants of surfactants
2,4,7,9-Tetramethyl-5-decyn-4, 7-diol Not more than 2.5% of pesticide formulation Surfactants, related adjuvants of surfactants
Tetrasodium pyrophosphate Anticaking agent, conditioning agent
Thiosulfuric acid, disodium salt, anhydrous. (CAS Reg. No 7772-98-7) Dechlorinator, reducing agent
Thiosulfuric acid, disodium salt, pentahydrate. (CAS Reg. No. 10102-17-7) Do.
d-Alpha tocopherol (CAS Reg. No. 9-02-9 None Safener
d-Alpha tocopheryl acetate (CAS Reg. No. 58-95-7) None Do.
dl-Alpha tocopherol (CAS Reg. No.10191-41-0) None Do.
dl-Alpha tocopheryl acetate (CAS Reg. No. 7695-91-2) None Do.
Tricalcium phosphate Surfactant, suspending agent, dispersing agent, anticaking agent, conditioning agent
Trisodium phosphate Surfactant, emulsifier, wetting agent
Vermiculite Solid diluent, carrier.
Vitamin E (CAS Reg. No. 1406-18-4) None Safener
Walnut shells Leaching inhibitor, binder for water-dispersible aggregates, sticker and suspension stabilizer
Wintergreen oil Attractant
Wood flour Derived from wood free of chemical preservatives Solid diluent and carrier
Xanthan gum-modified, produced by the reaction of xanthan gum and glyoxal (maximum 0.3% by weight) Not more than 0.5% of pesticide formulation Surfactant
Xylene meeting the specifications listed in 21 CFR 172.884(b)(4) In pesticide formulations for grain storage only Solvent, cosolvent
Zeolite (hydrated alkali aluminum silicate) Solid diluent, carrier
Zinc oxide Coating agent
Zinc sulfate (basic and monohydrate) Do.
Zinc sulfate (basic and monohydrate) Solid diluent, carrier
[69 FR 23117, Apr. 28, 2004]
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    1. 79 FR 29103 - Cyflumetofen; Pesticide Tolerances
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective May 21, 2014. Objections and requests for hearings must be received on or before July 21, 2014, and must be filed in accordance with the instructions provided in 40 CFR part 178 (see also Unit I.C. of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION ).
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