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05/11/2016

Lawmakers Agree on Key Points of TSCA Reform

Sources in Washington D.C. are reporting that two key lawmakers have reached an agreement on “key sticking points” of a bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the USA’s forty-year-old chemical safety law.

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03/08/2016

Navigating TSCA Rules for Specific Chemicals

The Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) authorizes US EPA to require chemical manufacturers, importers, and processers to monitor and report on their activities once every four years. This year, 2016, is an important year for facilities subject to TSCA—it’s the first year in which new, broader chemical data reporting requirements take effect...

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02/12/2016

EPA Issues New TSCA Significant New Use Rules for 3 Chemical Substances

In a today’s Federal Register, US EPA finalized Significant New Use Rules for three chemical substances. The specific chemical substances covered in this EPA Final Rule are three very long chain chlorinated paraffins (vLCCPs) substances covered under PMNs P-12-539, P-13-107, and P-13-109. 

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12/18/2015

Hazmat and EHS Provisions in Congress’ $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill

The US Congress this week passed a $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill, which includes some items of note for hazmat and hazardous waste shippers, EHS managers, and any business that’s subject to rules and regulations of the Department of Transportation (DOT) or Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). 

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12/08/2015

TSCA Form U Reporting in 2016. What's New?

Under the Toxic Substances Control Act, the US Environmental Protection Agency requires manufacturers to comply with the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule at 40 CFR 711. The TSCA definition of "manufacture" includes the act of importing a chemical into the United States. The reporting requirements under the CDR have changed slightly since the last reporting year...

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09/08/2015

EPA's Proposed TSCA Rules for Nanoscale Materials

On April 6, 2015, the US Environmental Protection Agency proposed a new reporting/recordkeeping rule regarding nanoscale materials that are already in commerce. If finalized, the rule will require companies that manufacture or process chemicals at the nanoscale level to electronically report to US EPA information about the materials' chemical identity, production volume, methods of manufacture and processing, uses, exposure, and release data and available health and safety data...

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07/20/2015

TSCA e-Reporting Expands, Moves to Cloud

In a Direct Final Rule posted to the Federal Register today, US EPA is mandating the use of a new version of electronic reporting software (e-PMN) for businesses subject to Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) §5 Premanufacture and Significant New Use Notifications and other chemical reporting requirements...

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04/30/2015

TSCA Overhaul Bill Approved in Senate Committee

On Tuesday, April 28, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved a bill that would overhaul US EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical safety, recordkeeping, reporting...

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09/09/2014

Common Chemical Reporting Forms

Before a manufacturer or importer can make or import a new chemical substance, the business must submit information to the US EPA for review. Once EPA has reviewed the chemical and added it to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) master inventory list, manufacture or import can begin and the chemical can be distributed in...

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12/10/2013

How the US EPA Regulates Asbestos

The dangers of asbestos are well documented; it’s known to cause diseases such as mesothelioma and asbestosis. Because of the hazards asbestos poses to human health and the environment, both the US EPA and OSHA regulate the safe handling and disposal of this material....

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