Toxic Substances Control Act
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Introduction to the Toxic Substances Control Act

  • The Concept of "Unreasonable Risk" Under TSCA
  • EPA's Use of TSCA in Controlling Potential Risks to Health and the Environment
  • TSCA Requirements Concerning Testing of Chemical Substances and Mixtures
  • Recordkeeping and Reporting of Information Under TSCA
  • Citizens' Petitions and Citizens' Suits
  • Section 4(f) Priority Review of Chemicals
  • Relationship Between Section 4(f) Priority Review and OSHA Rulemaking
  • Civil and Criminal Penalties for Violations


Recordkeeping And Reporting Requirements

  • Reporting for the Initial and Revised TSCA Inventory of Chemical Substances
  • Reporting for the Chemical Data Reporting Rule ("CDR Rule")
    • EPA Instructions for Reporting for the CDR Rule, Q & A's, and other CDR Rule Compliance Guidance
  • Section 8(a) Preliminary Assessment Information Reporting ("PAIR") Requirement
  • Section 8(c) Recordkeeping Requirement Concerning Alleged Adverse Health or Environmental Effects
    • Section 8(c) Record Call-Ins
    • EPA Questions and Answers Concerning the Section 8(c) Recordkeeping Requirement
  • Section 8(d) Health and Safety Data Reporting Requirement
    • EPA Questions and Answers Concerning the Section 8(d) Health and Safety Data Reporting Requirement
  • Section 8(e) Requirement to Report Substantial Risks to Health or the Environment
    • TSCA Section 8(e) Reporting Guide, Q&As, etc.
  • Import Certification Requirement
  • Export Notification Requirement
    • EPA Guide for Chemical Importers/Exporters
  • 40 CFR Part 704 Reporting Requirements
  • Substantiation of Claims of Confidential Business Information ("CBI")
  • Reporting Requirements for the TSCA Mercury Inventory


Premanufacture Notification (PMN) Requirements And Significant New Use Rules

  • Premanufacture Notification (PMN) Requirement for New Chemical Substances
    • Premanufacture Notice Form and Related Forms
    • EPA Instructions Manual for Premanufacture Notification
  • Exemptions for Research and Development and Test Marketing
  • Premanufacture Notification (PMN) Procedures for New Chemical Substances Produced in Low Volumes or with Low Environmental Releases and Low Human Exposures
  • Exemption from the Premanufacture Notification (PMN) Requirements for Certain Polymers
  • EPA Notification Procedures for New Chemicals Used in or for Instant Photographic or Peel-Apart Film Articles
  • Notification to EPA of a Significant New Use of a Chemical Substance
  • Polymers Manufactured Using Free-Radical Initiators; Clarification of Reporting Requirements


Regulation of Hazardous Chemical Substances And Mixtures

  • Regulation of Metalworking Fluids
  • Regulation of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)
    • Guidance, Q&As, etc. Concerning PCBs
  • Regulation of Fully Halogenated Chlorofluoroalkanes (CFCs)
  • Regulation of Asbestos
    • Introduction to the TSCA Requirements Concerning Asbestos
    • Asbestos-Containing Material in Schools
    • Employee Protection in Asbestos Abatement Projects
    • Asbestos Export Notification Requirement
    • Prohibition of the Manufacture, Importation, Processing, and Distribution in Commerce of Certain Asbestos-Containing Products
  • Hexavalent Chromium Chemicals in Cooling Towers
  • Regulation of Methylene Chloride and Certain Other Chemical Substances and Mixtures Under TSCA Section 6


Testing of Chemical Substances And Mixtures

  • TSCA Requirements Concerning Testing of Chemical Substances and Mixtures
  • Test Guidelines and Test Standards
  • Good Laboratory Practice Standards (GLPs)
  • Interagency Testing Committee
  • Processes Used by EPA to Require Testing
    • Test Rule Development
    • Negotiation of Testing Programs
    • Use of Enforceable Consent Agreements
  • Effect of Testing Requirements Concerning Polyhalogenated Dioxins and Furans
  • Test Rule Development and Exemption Procedures
  • Data Reimbursement
  • Specific Chemical Substance Testing Requirements
  • Dibenzo-para-Dioxins/Dibenzofurans
  • Notification of Chemcial Export: Applicability of Final Test Rules
  • TSCA Section 4(a)(1)(B) Final Statement of Policy
  • High Production Volume (HPV) Testing Program


Other TSCA Provisions

  • Procedures for Citizens to File Suit Under TSCA
  • Guidance for Petitioning the US EPA to Issue, Amend, or Repeal a Rule or an Order
  • Procedures for Rulemaking Under Section 6 of TSCA
  • Regulation of Biotechnology
  • Processing Fees for Certain Applications and Notices
  • User Fees for Radon Proficiency Programs
  • Disclosure Requirements Regarding Lead Paint When Selling or Leasing Housing
  • Lead-Based Paint Activities in Target Housing and Child-Occupied Facilities
  • Lead Hazard Disclosure Requirements
  • Procedures for Prioritization of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation
  • Procedures for Chemical Risk Evaluation
  • Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products


TSCA Enforcement and Penalty Policies

  • Includes all TSCA Enforcement and Penalty Policies, full-text searchable

Index by Subject
Index by CFR Section
Index by TSCA Section

Text of the Toxic Substances Control Act

  • Includes the complete text of the Toxic Substances Control Act, full-text searchable

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