EPA extends comment deadline on EtO sterilizer plan

May 25, 2023
EPA is extending the public comment deadline on its proposal to tighten emissions standards for commercial sterilizers using the solvent ethylene oxide (EtO), following several appeals for more time to comment from industry groups and others citing the difficulty of reviewing the agency’s air toxics and pesticide plans in tandem. In a May 25 email, EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention announced that the agency is extending the comment deadline by two weeks from June 12 to June...

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