From Inside TSCA

EPA Proposes Updated TSCA ‘Framework’ Rule For New-Chemical Reviews

May 16, 2023
EPA is proposing a long-awaited rule to update the “framework” for TSCA reviews of new chemicals to reflect Congress’ overhaul of the law in 2016, detailing a swath of new data requirements for industry submissions and barring exemptions from the full review process for PFAS as well as other persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals. The agency released a pre-publication copy of its proposal late on May 16, after years of quiet development and months ahead of its July target...

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