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Reopening the Reporting Period

TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive)

Environmental Protection Agency published a pre-publication notice of the Final Rule reopening the TSCA Inventory Active-Inactive Reporting Period.

Changes to Fee Obligations for EPA-Initiated Risk Evaluations

US EPA published a notice containing the preliminary lists of manufacturers and importers of the 20 chemical substances that have been designated...

Chemical Data Reporting rule revisions

US EPA released a pre-publication notice of its final revisions to the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule (“TSCA Chemical Data Reporting Revisions...

Self-identification for manufacturers and importers subject to fee obligations

On 10 March 2020, EPA stated that it intends to extend the self-reporting deadline for manufacturers and importers subject risk evaluations fees...

Substantiation and review of CBI claims for chemical identity

EPA provided a prepublication copy of the final rule on the procedures for companies to substantiate Confidential Business Information (CBI) claims...

TSCA - Preliminary lists of manufacturers and importers subject to fee obligations published

US EPA published a notice containing the preliminary lists of manufacturers and importers of the 20 chemical substances that have been designated...

TSCA High-Priority Chemical Substances: Fees

On 20 December 2019, US EPA finalised the designation of 20 high-priority chemicals. These chemicals will be subject to a risk evaluation...

December EPA Public Meeting

TSCA New Chemicals Program

TSCA Inventory Unique Identifiers (UID)

US EPA posted the first public TSCA Inventory to include a “UI“ field for unique identifier (UID) information as well as an “EX“ field...

TSCA - Discontinuation of Notices of Deficiency for Confidential Business Information Claims

When businesses submit non-exempt CBI claims without the required substantiation USEPA sends a notice of deficiency providing an opportunity to...

Imminent Changes in Public Availability of Your Section 5 TSCA Submissions

Starting 30 May 2019, EPA will begin publishing TSCA Section 5 (PMN, MCAN and SNUN) new chemical notices, their attachments, including any health...

Chemical Data Reporting Rule Revisions and Small Manufacturer Definition for TSCA 8(a)

The next CDR report will not be due until 2020, but it is never too early to start compiling the required data. And since it will encompass data...

Chemical Identity CBI Claims for Active Chemicals

Questions remain as to when the 10-year ‟clock” starts, e.g. id relying on substantiation made for the 2016 CDR Rule is the date of that submission...

US EPA Publishes 20 High Priority Chemicals

On 21 March 2019, US EPA published a list of chemicals in the Federal Register to begin the prioritisation process under TSCA. The result will be...

knoell USA publishes article in the Inform magazin

knoell Senior Scientist, Jeffrey Hafer, contributed an article to the February issue of Inform magazine.

knoell USA publishes in International Chemical Regulatory Law Review

Jeffrey Hafer, Katherine Sullivan, and Jeremy Long contributed articles to the latest issue of the International Chemical Regulatory Law Review

US EPA Publishes Final Rule On TSCA Fees

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a final fees rule under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) on 27 September 2018.

TSCA User Fees Proposal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a prepublication version of the proposed rule to increase the fees associated with Section 5...

Alternatives to Vertebrate Animal Testing

Draft strategy to promote alternatives to vertebrate animal testing under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

TSCA User Fees Proposal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently released a prepublication version of the proposed rule.

TSCA Requirements for Substantiation of Confidential Business Information (CBI) Claims

CBI protection remains in place in the recently revised TSCA but the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA) amendment...

Proposed Rules: Procedures for Prioritization and Risk Evaluation of Substances under the Amended Toxic Substances Control Act

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released two prepublications of proposed rules describing how it will prioritize and conduct risk...

Publications

New chemicals under amended TSCA: Same process, different outcome

The main drivers for amending the US's Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) were the perceptions that not enough was known about the risk to human...

Revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) - Challenges for “new” and “existing” substances

How the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act changed many components of the original US Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

Revised Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA): Unforseen Challenges

The impact of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act on key aspects of the law including the PMN process,...

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US TSCA New Chemicals Risk Assessment Training

16 - 25 Mar 2021
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TSCA Section 5 - Learn from our experts

06 - 08 Nov 2019
Arlington, VA, USA

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