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June 14, 2022

TSCA NCC Submits Comments On OSTP’s RFI On Sustainable Chemistry

Lynn L Bergeson

By  Lynn L. Bergeson and Ligia Duarte Botelho, M.A.

On June 2, 2022, TSCA NCC submitted comments in response to the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP) Request for Information (RFI) related to Subtitle E of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), also called the Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act. TSCA NCC’s comments addressed specifically:

  • The definition of green chemistry and sustainable chemistry;
  • Policy considerations;
  • New chemicals bias;
  • The meaning of reasonably foreseen; and
  • Reduced risk considerations.

Additional information on the RFI is available here.