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November 1, 2011

Lynn L. Bergeson, “A Special Report: Important Changes Are Made to the Chemical Data Reporting Rule,” Manufacturing Today, Fall/Winter 2011.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

On August 16, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, previously referred to as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Modifications Rule. The CDR Rule expands the IUR to enable EPA to collect information on the manufacturing (including importing), processing, and use of commercial chemical sub­ stances and mixtures on the TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory (Inventory). This article provides highlights of the final rule.