Tag Archives: TSCA

EPA TSCA Revision: Casey at Bat

This week, DuPont publicly supported a bipartisan update to the Toxic Substances Control Act or TSCA. This comes only hours after the Chemical Safety Improvement Act was introduced by Senators Frank R. Lautenberg and David Vitter and numerous Republican and … Continue reading

Posted in Supply Chain Materials Data Management | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

New TSCA Reform Bill from Lautenberg

U.S. chemical law reform has the best chance to pass as we’ve seen since 1976. Senator Lautenberg has not been in great health these past few months. His detractors in the US Senate, in powerful lobbies— and just in principle— … Continue reading

Posted in Green Thoughts | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

OSHA’s Public Cadmium Poisoning Assessment Tool

As of today, January 2, 2013, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is withdrawing the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Rule that was issued on December 3, 2012 regarding cadmium. The rule being withdrawn would have required some manufacturers … Continue reading

Posted in Supply Chain Materials Data Management | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

EPA Penalties for Wrong Chemical Data Reporting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued complaints seeking civil penalties against three companies for alleged violations of chemical reporting and record-keeping requirements. The requirements, under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), require companies to submit accurate data about the … Continue reading

Posted in Supply Chain Materials Data Management | Tagged , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Supply Chain Materials Data Management | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

TSCA Update: New Chemical Reporting for 2012

Last week the US Environmental Protection Agency held a training session to further explain the amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), scheduled for 3 hours this afternoon.  For those who couldn’t make it, here’s the distilled version: For … Continue reading

Posted in Green Thoughts | Tagged , , | Comments Off

ACC-tung Baby: New Tool For TSCA

Pressure to modernize TSCA is mounting from all sides, and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) is offering a tool that agencies can use to do something about it.  The ACC is proposing a chemical prioritization system that it believes could … Continue reading

Posted in Green Thoughts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

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

Posted in Green Thoughts | Tagged , , , | Comments Off