Researcher Says ‘Prevalence’ Model Shows Flaws In TSCA Prioritization

September 6, 2022
Researchers who floated a 2019 proposal for prioritizing chemicals for TSCA review based on their prevalence in Americans and their environment have published a new paper that identifies as particular priorities substances, such as melamine, that EPA itself has not yet addressed -- a disconnect that one co-author says is proof of “flaws” in the toxics program. The new study , published Aug. 30 by the journal Chemosphere , builds on a 2019 paper that set out a framework for...

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