From Inside TSCA

Industry Seeks High Legal Bar For EPA To Issue TSCA Chemical Test Orders

January 18, 2023
Vinyl manufacturers, who are mounting a first-of-its-kind challenge to a chemical test order under the reformed TSCA, are charging that EPA failed to show its preferred tests were “necessary” in light of their costs, gaps in existing data and other available options including non-animal studies -- claims that could set a high bar for future TSCA orders if a court agrees. The Vinyl Institute (VI), which is the sole petitioner in a novel suit over one of the eight test...

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