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EPA Agrees To Industry Request To Review Chloroprene IRIS Analysis

September 17, 2018
Months after rejecting an industry data quality request to revise a controversial risk analysis for chloroprene, a chemical used to make synthetic rubber, EPA appears to have opened the door to reviewing the science underlying its original analysis, a move that could set a precedent for any future requests for correction (RFC). EPA has not formally agreed to reconsider its Jan. 25 decision rejecting an RFC that Denka Performance Elastomers (DPE) filed under the Data Quality Act (DQA) to revise...

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