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EPA Takes Strides to Strengthen Endocrine Disruptor Screening for Pesticides

Nov-02-2023 Risk assessment Hazard review Pesticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on October 26, 2023, unveiled a comprehensive plan to improve the assessment of pesticides to quickly and effectively assess potential endocrine-disrupti...

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EPA Strengthens TSCA Risk Evaluation Process to Protect Workers and Communities

Nov-01-2023 Hazard assessment Major accident hazard & risk TSCA Evaluation

On October 19, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced a new rule aimed at improving the evaluation of chemical risks under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This propos...

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Biden-Harris Administration Proposes Trichloroethylene TCE Ban to Safeguard Public Health from Hazardous Chemical

Oct-26-2023 Chemical industry Restricted use US TSCA cancerogenic

On October 23, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unveiled a major proposal aimed at prohibiting the use of trichloroethylene (TCE), an exceptionally dangerous chemical known to be a...

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The US Environmental Protection Agency releases Initial Nationwide Monitoring data on 29 PFAS and lithium

Oct-26-2023 PFAS Environment

On August 17, 2023, the first set of data collected under the fifth Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR 5) was released by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As part of the most r...

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US EPA's Latest Assessments: Stringent Inorganic Arsenic Limits PFDA PFAS Peer Review Report

Oct-25-2023 Chemical industry Hazard assessment Risk assessment

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has opened a 60-day public comment period on the draft Toxicological Review of Inorganic Arsenic under the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS). This ...

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US EPA Expands Safer Chemicals Ingredient List with Inclusion of Ten New Substances

Oct-20-2023 Chemical inventory Green & sustainable chemistry Safer alternatives

On September 29, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) expanded the Safer Chemical Ingredients List (SCIL) by adding ten chemicals. The SCIL is a dynamic compilation of chemicals that m...

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US EPA finalises rule requiring reporting of PFAS data

Oct-19-2023 PFAS TSCA

On 28 September 2023 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalised a rule that will result in the most comprehensive collection of data on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) produce...

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