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EPA is using a multi-pronged strategy to ensure the safety of chemicals, recognizing that the current chemicals management law, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), needs to be strengthened.

EPA’s three-part strategy for addressing potential risks from existing chemicals includes:

In September 2009, EPA issued Essential Principles for Reform of Chemicals Management Legislation to help inform efforts underway in Congress to reauthorize and significantly strengthen the effectiveness of TSCA.

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