EPA Agreement Requires Siloxane Environmental Testing Data from Chemical Manufacturers
April 3, 2014 - EPA has entered into an Enforceable Consent Agreement with five manufacturers of octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (also called D4), which is widely used as a chemical intermediate and component of personal care products. Learn more. Read the Federal Register notice.
OPPT's TSCA Sections 8, 12(b), and 13 data gathering activities provide data that EPA and others utilize to identify, assess, manage, and reduce
actual or potential risks posed by exposure to existing chemical substances.
The information obtained via Section 8 reporting is also valuable in helping
EPA carry out its chemical testing mandate under Section 4 of TSCA. Sections
8, 12(b), and 13 information gathering activities fall into the following