Industry Fears OCSPP Reforms Will Further Delay New-Chemical Reviews

October 19, 2021
Two industry attorneys, both EPA alumni, say that the agency’s plan to enhance scientific integrity in the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) could further slow its new chemical reviews, with one saying firms have already drawn back on TSCA pre-manufacture notice (PMN) submissions due to delays in the process. Keller & Heckman attorney David Fischer, who served as deputy chemicals chief during the Trump administration, told Inside TSCA that that one reaction from industry stakeholders to...

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