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April 23, 2010

Industry Fears TSCA Reform Bill Could Stymie New Chemical Development

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

In an April 23, 2010, issue of Inside EPACharles M. Auer is quoted regarding the data requirements for new and existing chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform legislation. According to Auer, the Senate bill has a “significant bias” against the development of new chemicals, because data for new substances would be required upfront, while manufacturers could have years to submit the same data for existing chemicals.