Environmentalists Urge EPA To Add Pre-Prioritization To ‘Tiered’ Data Rule

August 5, 2021
Environmentalists are encouraging EPA to use its planned tiered data rule (TDR) under TSCA to formally institute a “pre-prioritization” step where the agency would consider whether to add candidate chemicals to the prioritization process that precedes risk evaluation, despite continuing debate on its authority to mandate new toxicity tests at that phase. “EPA hasn’t specifically connected the new TDR to pre-prioritization of chemicals and the use of testing authority. I think either they are missing the boat or they haven’t...

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