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Assessing and Managing Chemicals under TSCA

TSCA Section 21 Petition Requesting EPA to Require Recordkeeping for Air Freshener Products

On September 20, 2007, the Sierra Club, the National Center for Healthy Housing, the Alliance for Healthy Homes, and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a petition with EPA requesting that EPA:

  • Require manufacturers to submit to EPA allegations of adverse reactions related to air freshener products recorded by manufacturers and processors pursuant to TSCA Section 8(c) and 40 CFR Part 717;
  • Adopt a rule pursuant to TSCA Section 8(d) to require submittal of health and safety studies related to air fresheners;
  • Adopt a rule pursuant to TSCA Section 4 to require manufacturers to conduct acute and chronic studies to evaluate the impact of air fresheners on human health; and
  • Adopt a rule pursuant to TSCA Section 6 to require that air fresheners be labeled to identify their ingredients.
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