Environmentalists Seek Cumulative TSCA Review Of Flame Retardant Risks

February 28, 2024
Environmentalists are calling on EPA to broaden its draft TSCA evaluation of the flame retardant tris(2-chloroethyl) phosphate (TCEP) to a cumulative assessment that would cover many chemicals with that use, arguing the agency’s single-chemical approach to its reviews underestimates risks and flies in the face of statutory requirements. In joint comments on the TCEP draft , seven environmental groups say that even though EPA “correctly” found that the chemical presents unreasonable risks, it “fails to consider the full extent of...

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