Latest TSCA

EPA Proposes Three TSCA Implementation Rules

January 17, 2017 Industry News
The proposed rules for prioritization, risk evaluation, and inventory reset will be critical for EPA’s implementation of the new TSCA program for years to come.

EPA Proposes Use Limits for Methylene Chloride and N-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) in Paint Removers

January 17, 2017 Industry News
EPA proposed the limits under the amended Toxic Substances Act (TSCA), which mandates the agency to restrict chemicals already in commerce that pose unreasonable risks to public health and the environment.

EPA Expected to Release Framework TSCA Proposals Soon

January 3, 2017 Industry News
The proposed rules are 1) procedures for prioritization of existing chemicals, 2) procedures for EPA risk evaluations of existing chemicals, 3) a reporting rule to “reset” the TSCA inventory, and 4) the establishment of user fees under the TSCA program.

ACA Submits Comments to EPA on Proposed Amendments to Significant New Use Rules under TSCA

December 6, 2016 Industry News
EPA is seeking alignment of the SNURs with revisions to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS).