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April 14, 2010

Charles M. Auer, “Periodic Reporting of Hazard Data, Exposure Information on Existing Chemicals,” Daily Environment Report, Apr. 14, 2010.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

A Recent co-authored paper discussed a number of fundamental changes in U.S. regulation of commercial chemicals that should be considered in revising the Toxic Substances Control Act. As discussed in that paper, while the Environmental Protection Agency under TSCA has broad authority to require testing and reporting of hazard and exposure information on existing chemicals via rulemaking, deploying these authorities have proven cumbersome and inadequate for dealing effectively with the thousands of chemicals in commerce.