Tag Archives: Toxic Substances Control Act

EPA’s New Rule Requires Electronic Reporting

Time to buff up your stuff — meaning your data archives and processes.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed rule to require electronic reporting for certain information submitted to the agency under the Toxic Substances Control Act … Continue reading

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New SNUR for PBDEs

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 5(a). Already California and Washington passed legislations to ban PBDEs. Not to mention others. EPA and OSHA are playing catch-up in many ways with environmental … Continue reading

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EPA Finds More Time for Glymes

There’s now an extension of time allotted for comments on glymes. In July, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register concerning a proposed significant new use rule (SNUR) under section 5(a)(2) of the … Continue reading

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EPA Denies Requests for Chemical Confidentiality

Last summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stated it would reject confidentiality claims for chemical identity in health and safety studies (see our previous post: EPA to reject confidentiality claims). EPA says it already notified five companies that the identities … Continue reading

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EPA Requires 19 Chemicals Tested For EHS

In breaking manufacturing news from Washington, D.C., the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing a final rule under the modern TSCA or Toxic Substances Control Act. The new final rule requires that manufacturers of 19 high production volume (HPV) … Continue reading

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6 Principles of US Import Protocol

Unsafe imports can mean many different things.  Just ask my colleague Chris, who purchased a set of inexpensive deck-chairs made in a foreign country.  Those were unsafe.  You can imagine the rest. Unsafe imports were on the minds of US … Continue reading

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