Tag Archives: TSCA

EPA Announces Final Ecological Effects Test Guidelines (Series 850) Under TSCA, FIFRA and FFDCA

On Dec. 29, 2016, EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) announced the availability of new final test guidelines in Series 850 Group A, pertaining to measuring the Ecological Effects of chemicals on Aquatic and Sediment-dwelling Fauna and Aquatic Microcosms. The new test guidelines include revised standards as well as several name changes … Continue Reading

US EPA Announces New Plan For Identifying Existing Chemicals For Risk Assessment

On March 1, 2012, US EPA announced that it has finalized a new plan for identifying which existing chemicals should undergo comprehensive risk assessment under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  US EPA also announced that, using this new plan, it has identified  83 existing chemicals for further risk assessment, with 7 of those chemicals … Continue Reading

New Chemical Data Reporting Rule Released by U.S. EPA

U.S. EPA released a new rule under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) governing reporting of chemical use, manufacturing, and processing on August 2, 2011.  The new “Chemical Data Reporting” (CDR) rule (formerly known as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) rule) alters the thresholds for, frequency of, and manner of reporting manufacture, import, use, and … Continue Reading