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EPA Publishes Draft 6PPD Detection Method Following TSCA Petition Grant

February 6, 2024
EPA has released a new test method for detecting water contamination by 6PPD-quinone, a toxic byproduct of the tire component 6PPD -- a move it is touting as an early step in the data-gathering process it promised when it approved tribes’ TSCA petition seeking to regulate the chemical over its link to decades of once-mysterious fish kills late last year. EPA Jan. 30 quietly posted online a draft testing method known s EPA Method 1634 , saying in a statement...

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