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EWG Presses EPA To Add Consumer Uses To Scope Of Dioxane Review

September 15, 2017
Environmentalists are urging EPA to expand the scope of its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) review of 1,4-dioxane to consider potential exposures from consumer uses of personal care and cleaning products, after releasing data that shows widespread occurrence of the substance in drinking water locations around the country. "As part of this review, the EPA must look at all potential uses and exposures to 1,4-dioxane, including chemical manufacturing and processing, contaminated personal care and cleaning products, water contamination, accidental spills...


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