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Hazardous Chemical Reporting: Community Right-to-Know Overview

Overview

Originally released in 1987, the Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory Forms and Community Right-to-Know Reporting Requirements provide the public with important information on the hazardous chemicals in their communities for the purpose of enhancing community awareness of chemical hazards and facilitating development of state and local emergency response plans. The requirements:

The requirements also provide the necessary Tier I and Tier II Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory Forms, and explain the proper means of completing these forms.

Key Provisions

Subpart A – General Provisions

§ 370.1 Purpose

§ 370.2 Definitions

§ 370.5 Penalties

Subpart B – Reporting Requirements

§ 370.20 Applicability

§ 370.21 MSDS reporting

§ 370.25 Inventory reporting

§ 370.28 Mixtures

Subpart C – Public Access and Availability of Information

§ 370.30 Requests for information

§ 370.31 Provision of information

Subpart D – Inventory Forms

§ 370.40 Tier I emergency and hazardous chemical inventory form

§ 370.41 Tier II emergency and hazardous chemical inventory form

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