Manufacturer Sues For Relief From TSCA Test Orders, Citing Market Exit

June 29, 2022
A chemical firm facing TSCA orders requiring it to conduct new toxicity tests on the substance o-dichlorobenzene (o-DCB) is arguing that EPA improperly ignored its decision to stop importing, manufacturing and processing the chemical altogether instead of shouldering the costs of an earlier round of test orders. The chemical manufacturer Lanxess, one of at least two industry challengers to EPA’s latest round of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) test orders, quietly filed a case summary document with the U.S. Court...

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