Industry Backs EPA Chemical Approval But Seeks Clarity On TSCA Process

August 10, 2018
Industry attorneys are welcoming EPA's recent approval of a new chemical that took a narrow view of the substance's “reasonably foreseen uses” that the agency is required to consider, but are urging officials to clarify whether the approach is intended to apply more broadly to agency reviews of other new chemicals under the revised toxics law. “We urge EPA to articulate its thinking on what is and is not 'reasonably foreseeable' and what [chemical] submitters can do to help EPA...

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