From Inside TSCA

EPA Seeks Review After Scientists’ Intractable Clash On Chemical Risk Data

July 5, 2024
Disagreement between EPA scientists in its toxics office and other programs over which studies to use in the TSCA evaluations of two closely linked chemical solvents was so severe that the agency took the rare step of seeking an “internal peer review” to resolve the dispute, and is now asking external peer reviewers to weigh in on the issues as well. The dispute -- over data EPA used in its draft Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) risk evaluation for 1,1-dichloroethane...

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