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April 22, 2020Regulatory Research Group

On 17 April 2020 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed that three substances become subject to significant new use rules (SNURs) pursuant to Section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Comments are due by 18 May 2020. Three substances currently undergoing premanufacture review from the EPA have...
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April 13, 2020Walker Livingston

On 20 March 2020 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) added 70 products as disinfectants for use against the COVID-19 coronavirus. Verisk 3E Review The EPA added 70 products to List N: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2. This list collects products that can be effectively used against SARS-CoV-2 (the novel...
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April 7, 2020Jomarie Garcia

On 17 March 2020 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of a prepublication of the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) final rule pursuant to Section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Most notably, the rule modernizes the CDR reporting requirements in light of the Frank R...
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February 3, 2020Xiaolu Wang

The Environmental Protection Administration and Ministry of Transportation and Communications of Taiwan issued the Amendment to the Toxic Chemical Substances Transportation Management Regulations and the Renaming of the Regulations as Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances Transportation Management Regulations (修正「毒性化學物質運送管理辦法」,並修正名稱為「毒性及關注化學物質運送管理辦法」) (the amendment) on 22 January 2020. The amendment aims to expand...
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October 24, 2019Regulatory Reporting Team

On 15 October 2019 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued 29 Significant New Use Rules (SNURs) under the authority of section 5(a)(2) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). These SNURs will be effective on 16 December 2019. Verisk 3E Review Affected substances and their newly designated significant new...
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October 9, 2019Verisk 3E Regulatory Research Team

On 3 September 2019 Taiwan's Environmental Protection Administration published the Amendment to the Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act Enforcement Rules to impose additional restrictions on chemicals of concern as newly defined under the Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substances Control Act. The amendment will become effective on 16 January 2020. Verisk...
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September 13, 2019Verisk 3E Hazardous Waste Team

More than 60 changes to the U.S. EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule (HWGIR) are currently in effect and Verisk 3E is here to help you understand exactly how these changes apply to you. Businesses with hazardous waste obligations, including waste determination, counting, consolidation, generator category, mixing, marking, labeling, emergency...
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September 3, 2019Xiaolu Wang

Taiwan has proposed amending its rules for hazard communication of chemicals. For instance, additional labeling and safety data sheet (SDS) related requirements would be introduced to chemicals of concern. Public consultation on the proposal is open until 14 October 2019. Verisk 3E Review The Environmental Protection Administration of Taiwan published...
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August 21, 2019Jomarie Garcia

In the wake of a public challenge from California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this month doubled down on its ruling that glyphosate poses no risk to public health under its current registered uses — saying it will no longer approve labeling...
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May 14, 2019Verisk 3E TSCA Team

The TSCA “Active” inventory as a result of the TSCA Reset activities under the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act for the 21 st Century was announced on February 19, 2019. The “Active” inventory becomes effective 90 days after the signed action from the EPA. The EPA signed the action on May...







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