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Toxic Substance Control Act Compliance Assistance

This Web site focuses on EPA's compliance assistance tools supporting the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). It enhances environmental compliance assistance by providing links to documents, tools, information and other related and linked Web sites for compliance with environmental requirements related to toxic releases.

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About the Toxic Substances Control Act

Overview
TSCA - Includes a link to the text.

Monitoring
Information on TSCA Compliance Monitoring program, including inspections.

Enforcement
Information on the civil enforcement program for chemical substances.

Tools and Information on How to Comply

Green Chemistry promotes innovative chemical technologies that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances in the design, manufacture, and use of chemical products.

Design for the Environment Partnerships is a voluntary partnership program that works directly with industry to integrate health and environmental considerations into business decisions.

Chemical Information Collection and Data Development (Testing) details the information collection and data development requirements for testing under TSCA.

Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) compliance monitoring program, through laboratory inspections and data audits, assures the quality and integrity of test data submitted to the Agency under TSCA and the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act.

Protocol for Conducting Environmental Compliance Audits of Facilities with PCBs, Asbestos, and Lead-based Paint Regulated under TSCA (PDF) (3/1/00) (240 pp, 1010K, About PDF) assist the regulated community in developing programs to evaluate their compliance with TSCA.

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Hotline, 202-554-1404, 202-554-5603 (fax), email: tsca-hotline@epa.gov provides technical assistance and information about programs implemented under TSCA, the Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Act (ASHAA), the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), the Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Reauthorization Act (ASHARA), the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act (Title X of TSCA), and EPA's 33/50 program.

Sector Notebooks - A series of profiles containing information on selected major industries, which focus on key indicators that present air, water and land pollutant release data.

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) fact sheet (PDF) (2 pp, 47K, About PDF) reminds local education agencies (LEAs) of their responsibilities under AHERA.  It identifies several EPA compliance assistance resources that provide information to assist the LEA comply with the AHERA regulation as well as providing information about other environmental issues affecting schools.

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Information for Concerned Citizens

National Lead Information Center - Provides the general public and professionals with information about lead hazards and their prevention.

Toxic Release Inventory - A publicly available EPA database that contains information on toxic chemical releases and other waste management activities reported annually by certain covered industry groups as well as federal facilities.

Lead in Paint, Dust and Soil - Information on how to protect your home and family from exposure to lead.

National Response Center Exit EPA Disclaimer - Report oil or chemical spills.

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