Attorney Sees ‘Binary’ TSCA Determinations Driving More Stringent Rules

June 10, 2021
EPA’s plan to rework its TSCA risk evaluations from considering whether individual chemical uses pose unreasonable risks to a single “binary” risk determination for each chemical as a whole means the agency is all but guaranteed to apply that label to each substance it reviews, paving the way for broader rules, an industry attorney says. “[I]f you’re selecting a chemical [as] a high priority for risk evaluation, then there must be at least one use that’s a problem,” Herb Estreicher,...

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