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Assessing and Managing Chemicals under TSCA

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act Implementation Activities

First Year Implementation Plan

New Chemicals

Confidential Business Information

Ongoing Section 6 Rulemakings

Framework Actions

Advisory Panel


Annual Report

Reporting and Recordkeeping

  • Established a Negotiated Rulemaking Committee under section 8(a)(6) of TSCA to develop a proposed rule for limiting chemical data reporting requirements for manufacturers of any inorganic byproducts, when such byproducts are subsequently recycled, reused, or reprocessed. In October 2017, the Committee determined that it was not able to reach consensus on regulatory approaches and concluded its negotiations.Learn more about the Negotiated Rulemaking Committee.
  • Standards for Small Manufacturers and Processors for Reporting and Recordkeeping
    • EPA announced that changes need to be made to the size standards used to determine which small manufacturers and processors are exempt from TSCA Section 8(a) reporting. Read the Federal Register notice.

Report to Congress