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Assessing and Managing Chemicals under TSCA

Draft Risk Evaluation for 1-Bromopropane

Below are the draft risk evaluation and supporting documents for 1-bromopropane, and a fact sheet on understanding the draft risk evaluation. Read the Federal Register notice announcing the availability of the draft risk evaluation.

In the August 2019 draft risk evaluation of 1-bromopropane, EPA made the following initial determinations on risk. These initial determinations may change as EPA's evaluation becomes more refined through the public and peer review process

  • Unreasonable risks to workers, occupational non-users, and consumers under certain conditions of use. These initial determinations are not EPA’s final determinations on whether this chemical presents unreasonable risks under the conditions of use. The Agency will use feedback received from the public and peer review processes to inform the final risk evaluations. 
  • No unreasonable risk to the environment. For all the conditions of use included in the draft risk evaluation, EPA found no unreasonable risks to the environment from 1-bromopropane.

The draft risk evaluation is available for public comment until October 11, 2019 in docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2019-0235. This public comment period is an opportunity for you to submit any additional information to assist EPA in completing the final risk evaluation for 1-bromopropane. EPA will consider all comments submitted on the draft risk evaluation when developing a final risk evaluation.

Return to the risk evaluation page for 1-bromopropane.

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