Two of Three TSCA Framework Final Rules Published in Federal Register
On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published two of the three Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) framework final rules in the Federal Register:
- Procedures for Chemical Risk Evaluation; and
- Procedures for Prioritization of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation.
These rules will become effective on September 18, 2017. The TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Reporting Requirements final rule has not yet been published. EPA also published the notice of availability of its guidance to assist in developing and submitting draft risk evaluations:
More information on these final rules and the guidance are available in our memorandum EPA Issues Final TSCA Framework Rules.