EPA Seeks To Re-Do HBCD Evaluation, Second Request For TSCA Analyses

June 1, 2021
EPA is for the second time asking a federal appellate court to remand a Trump-era TSCA evaluation so it can re-do it, saying in a new court filing that it intends to drop its past practice of making separate risk findings for each use of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), a group of flame retardant chemicals, for a single “binary” determination. “While parties in this litigation have yet to make arguments in this case, EPA believes the parties may argue that the condition-of-use...

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