EPA will issue orders under Section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) in response to concern(s) identified during the review of a New Chemical Substance. The Agency has been using a standard boilerplate since 12-September-2016, which has been recently updated to make it easier for the regulated community and other stakeholders to understand the requirements of the Order. The updated version of the boilerplate is expected to be used for Orders starting in April 2020. Both the previous version and the updated version of the boilerplate are provided below.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Updated version TSCA Section 5 Order for a New Chemical Substance (PDF)(77 pp, 546 K, April 21, 2020)
- Previous Version TSCA Section 5 Orders boilerplate (PDF)(78 pp, 279 K, September 12, 2016)