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EPA Releases Latest Draft TSCA Analysis As Reviewers Fault Earlier Studies

November 04, 2019
Racing to meet an extended June 2020 deadline to complete 10 chemical evaluations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA has released its latest draft risk analysis -- of a widely used solvent -- though it will almost certainly draw criticisms from peer reviewers who continue to criticize the agency’s risk methods. EPA’s Nov. 4 draft risk evaluation of n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) finds that various uses of the chemical pose unreasonable risk -- a finding that would warrant risk management...

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