Researchers Fear EPA May Adopt Industry’s TSCA Siloxane Evaluation

October 19, 2020
Environmental health researchers are raising concerns that EPA could adopt all or parts of a chemical industry risk assessment for a siloxane chemical after the agency accepted the industry’s request to evaluate the substance under TSCA, the third such request EPA has accepted from manufacturers but the first to contain an industry assessment. The researchers, part of the University of California San Francisco’s Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE), tell Inside TSCA they are particularly concerned because...

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