EPA’s First Draft TSCA Evaluation Draws Sharp Criticism From Reviewers

June 21, 2019
Advisors reviewing EPA’s first draft chemical risk evaluation under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) have raised sharp concerns about several aspects of the draft assessment of pigment violet 29 (PV29), with some urging officials to gather more data because the draft does not support its threshold finding that the chemical doesn’t require risk management. During the course of their June 18-21 meeting in Arlington, VA, peer reviewers questioned EPA’s ability to make decisions with the limited information available...

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