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12/08/2016

EPA Proposes to Ban TCE for Certain Uses Under TSCA

US EPA has proposed a rule to “prohibit the manufacture, processing, and distribution in commerce of Trichloroethylene (TCE)” for certain uses. The proposed TCE ban is EPA’s first such action under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) as revised by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act.

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12/01/2016

First 10 Chemicals Up for TSCA Risk Evaluation

Under the Toxic Substances Control Act, as amended this year by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, EPA is required to evaluate chemicals for potential risks to human health and the environment.

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09/19/2016

TSCA CDR Reporting Deadline Extended to October 31

US EPA has announced it will extend the deadline for chemical manufacturers, importers, and processors who must report chemical data under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) from September 30 to October 31, 2016.

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06/14/2016

Your New TSCA Rules Breakdown

Earlier this month, both chambers of the US Congress passed a long awaited reform bill to re-work the nation's premier chemical law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). With the "new" TSCA now set to become law, it's time to take look at exactly what Congress passed, and what new regulations chemical manufacturers, importers, and processors should expect EPA to create to enact new requirements in the law.

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12/17/2015

Five New “Substances of Very High Concern” Added to EU's REACH Candidate List

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) today announced the addition of five new “substances of very high concern” to Europe’s Registration, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals Regulation (REACH) Candidate List. If approved for further regulation under REACH program—which is similar to the Toxic Substances Control Act or TSCA in the US—these substances will be placed on the “authorization list” and face additional restrictions...

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