EPA launches new ICR for ethylene oxide air rule

May 10, 2021
EPA is launching a new request for information from commercial sterilization facilities on their use of the solvent ethylene oxide (EtO), as the agency prepares to issue a possibly tougher regulation to curb emissions of the chemical that EPA now believes is significantly more carcinogenic than previously thought. In a May 10 Federal Register notice , EPA announces it will take comment for 30 days on a new Information Collection Request (ICR) to support its technology review of the...

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