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EPA Limits Use Of TSCA ‘Low-Volume’ Exemption For PFAS Approvals

April 27, 2021
EPA says it will largely halt use of TSCA’s “low-volume exemption” (LVE) when approving use of new per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and plans to “work cooperatively” with industry to withdraw some past approvals, even as environmentalists are pushing to block use of any such exemptions when approving PFAS. “Given the complexity of PFAS chemistry, potential health effects, and their longevity and persistence in the environment, an LVE submission for a PFAS is unlikely to be eligible for this kind...

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