Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Summary

Ship & Shore believes the below Notice published by the EPA on 2/8/2017 regarding Certain New Chemicals or Significant New Uses could be useful for manufacturers.

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2017-02-08/pdf/2017-02596.pdf

EPA toxic control substances act

SUMMARY:

Section 5(g) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires EPA to publish in the Federal Register a statement of its findings after its review of TSCA section 5(a) notices when EPA makes a finding that a new chemical substance or significant new use is not likely to present an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment. Such statements apply to premanufacture notices (PMNs), microbial commercial activity notices (MCANs), and significant new use notices (SNUNs) submitted to EPA under TSCA section 5. This document presents statements of findings made by EPA on TSCA section 5(a) notices during the period from October 25, 2016 to November 30, 2016.

Source: EPA Website February 8, 2017