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EPA Issues Test Order for PFAS as Part of National Testing Strategy

Apr-16-2024 Inventory PFAS Toxic substances TSCA

On March 25, 2024,  the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a fourth test order under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require testing for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (P...

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US Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Establishes Minimum Risk Levels for 1 1 1-Trichloroethane

Apr-12-2024 Chemical control act Chemical industry Human health exposure Risk assessment Risk management

The U.S. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) has established minimum risk levels (MRLs) for 1,1,1-trichloroethane. Although the use of these substances has decreased significantly...

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US EPA Proposes New Rules Under TSCA for Chemicals with Significant New Use

Apr-12-2024 Chemical industry Chemical notification/ registration TSCA newsupdate

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemicals previously reviewed in premanufacture notices (PMNs...

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Washington State Implements Stricter Regulations Prohibiting Cosmetic Animal Testing

Apr-05-2024 Animal testing Cosmetic Act Cosmetic Products Fines & penalties Prohibited substances

On March 15, 2024, Bill ESHB 1097, ‘An act relating to the sale of cosmetics tested on animals’, was signed into law in Washington State. It will take effect on January 1, 2025. The legislation pr...

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EPA Proposes New Rule Requiring Data Reporting on 16 Chemicals Under TSCA Risk Evaluation

Mar-29-2024 Chemical industry Chemical inventory Human health exposure Plastics Priority substances US TSCA Environment

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is introducing a rule under Section 8(d) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), mandating manufacturers (including importers) of 16 chemicals to sub...

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US Court Approves Chromium 6 California Proposition 65 Settlement for Leather Industry Compliance

Mar-27-2024 Legal cases Hazardous chemicals Chemical control act

On February 21, 2024, the Alameda Superior Court approved a settlement between the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) and 28 leather footwear and glove companies. This settlement is a result of CEH...

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TSCA Inventory Updated

Mar-22-2024 Chemical inventory New substances US TSCA Toxic substances

On February 20, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the latest update to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory.    Key Findings of the Update  The TS...

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