From Inside TSCA

Industry Seeks Overhaul Of TSCA New-Chemical Rules To Speed PMN Review

November 14, 2022
An industry coalition is petitioning EPA to overhaul its rules governing TSCA reviews of new chemicals in order to loosen and accelerate the delay-plagued process, laying out an agenda including a new administrative appeal process for risk findings, penalties when the agency misses deadlines and more deference to applicants’ data, among other changes. The unnamed companies’ Nov. 11 Administrative Procedure Act (APA) petition asks Administrator Michael Regan to rewrite Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) rules for new chemical pre-manufacture notices...

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