Feb 17, 2010

Big TSCA & Chemicals Management Policy updates

ACA Efforts to Address Pending Changes in U.S. Chemicals Management Policy:
New and aggressive legislative efforts at the federal and state level are anticipated seeking to amend longstanding policies with respect to management of new and existing chemicals, including critical coatings industry raw materials. To a large extent, the focus is expected to be on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), a 30-year-old statute that has served to regulate the chemical industry into the modern era. Read on here

EPA Publishes SNURs for 15 Chemical Substances under TSCA:
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Feb. 1 published in the Federal Register a notice of promulgation of Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) under Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 15 chemical substances.
Full article here