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EPA extended the deadline for public comments on its proposal User Fees Rule under TSCA and released supplemental findings regarding small businesses in the chemical sector.
For the first time, EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical inventory includes information about which chemical substances are designated as “active” in commerce. The update comes after EPA required chemical manufacturers to submit a retrospective report of chemicals...
Do all chemical containers need GHS labels? Lion instructor and Certified Dangerous Goods Professional (CDGP) Joel Gregier answers this common OSHA chemical hazard communication question in Safety + Health Magazine online this month.
On February 7, US EPA released a long-awaited TSCA draft rulemaking to implement user fees for chemical manufacturers to control the costs of EPA’s work to evaluate and regulate chemicals in the US.
Reminder: TSCA “reset reports” are due to EPA by February 7, 2018. Under the so-called TSCA Reset Rule, manufacturers and processors must submit a one-time retrospective notice to indicate which of the 85,000 chemicals on the Inventory they manufactured or imported in a ten-year period from June 21, 2006 to June 21, 2016.
The US Chemical Safety Board this week released a new video and case study that detail the October 2016 release of chlorine gas from a grain processing and distilling facility in Atchison, Kansas.
Arecent attack on an industrial facility safety system could be of concern to our readers. Industrial security company FireEye reported on December 14 that an attacker had deployed malware dubbed “Triton” or “Trisis” to disrupt safety instrumented systems (SIS) at a Middle East critical infrastructure facility.
US EPA announced in the Federal Register today that it will adjust the current size standard for what constitutes a “small manufacturer or processor” for the purpose of TSCA Section 8(a) chemical data reporting requirements.
If environmental groups and concerned citizens find they cannot achieve their aims by bringing EPA to court, they may double their efforts to sue individual facilities for perceived violations of environmental law and regulations.
US EPA will host two public meetings, on December 6 and 11, to update interested parties about the Agency’s progress toward implementing changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) made in 2016.
If a carrier rejects your hazardous materials shipment, your team must spend valuable time repackaging, relabeling, rewriting paperwork, or otherwise correcting mistakes big and small. Held-up and rejected shipments disrupt logistics, stall your operations, and can severely impact the bottom line.