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EPA Records Schedule 371

Status: (to be superseded) Final, 08/31/2011

Title: TSCA Chemical Inventory File

Program: Toxic Substances

Applicability: Headquarters

Function: 108-025-06-02 - Manage Toxic Substances

NARA Disposal Authority:

This schedule authorizes the disposition of the record copy in any media (media neutral), excluding any records already in electronic form. Records designated for permanent retention must be transferred to the National Archives in accordance with NARA standards at the time of transfer.

Description:

Contains documentation relating to the inventory of chemicals pursuant to Section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act. Records consist of TSCA Chemical Substance Inventory Report (EPA Forms 7710-3B and 7710-3C), correspondence between EPA and the submitter, corrected data and replacement of data submitted, and other related records.

Disposition Instructions:

Item a(1): Record copy - Nonelectronic

Item a(2): Record copy - Electronic

Item a(3): Electronic copy of records transferred to the National Archives

Item b: (Reserved)

Guidance:

Microform copies are to be produced in accordance with 36 CFR 1230.10 and 1230.20.

Records containing sensitive information must be shredded or otherwise definitively destroyed to protect confidentiality.

Specific legal citations include:

Reasons for Disposition:

The disposition instructions have been rewritten as media neutral to allow for maintaining the record copy in EPA's electronic recordkeeping system.

The following changes were made in the 01/31/2008 version:

The following changes were made in the 04/27/2007 version:

Item c for electronic copies created with word processing and electronic mail applications deleted 08/21/2006 pursuant to NARA Bulletin 2006-04.

Custodians:

Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Confidential Business Information Center and Economics, Exposure, and Technology Division

Related Schedules:

Previous NARA Disposal Authority:

NC1-412-82-10/14

Entry: 12/02/1992

EPA Approval: 04/16/2007

NARA Approval: 01/20/2008

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