Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
86 FR 64129
11/17/2021
Update Type
Proposed Rules

EPA denied a TSCA §21 petition to determine that the chemical mixtures within cosmetics present an unreasonable risk of injury to health and the environment and to issue a rule to eliminate the hazardous chemicals used in such mixtures. 

Volume
52
Issue
1
Update Volume
51
Update Issue
34
86 FR 61708
11/08/2021
Update Type
Final Rules

EPA revised regulations associated with persons who must report data to the Agency's mercury inventory established under TSCA, implementing an order issued by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on June 5, 2020.

Volume
52
Issue
1
Update Volume
51
Update Issue
33
86 FR 60812
11/04/2021
Update Type
Notices

EPA seeks comment on the withdrawal of two frequently asked questions concerning property management companies and their compliance responsibilities for the lead renovation, repair, and painting rule under TSCA.

Volume
52
Issue
1
Update Volume
51
Update Issue
32
86 FR 59684
10/28/2021
Update Type
Proposed Rules

EPA proposed to amend regulations to extend the compliance date for the processing and distribution in commerce of certain articles containing phenol, isopropylated phosphate (PIP), and announced its intention to commence new rulemaking efforts on PIP and four other persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic chemicals under TSCA. 

Volume
51
Issue
12
Update Volume
51
Update Issue
31
86 FR 59931
10/29/2021
Update Type
Proposed Rules

EPA denied a TSCA §21 petition that requested the Agency determine the chemical mixtures contained within cigarettes present an unreasonable risk of injury to health and the environment.

Volume
51
Issue
12
Update Volume
51
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31
S. 2660
Update Type
Committee Name
Committee on Environment and Public Works
Sponsor Name
Markey
Sponsor Party Affiliation
D-Mass.
Issue
10
Volume
51
Update Issue
23
Update Volume
51
Congress Number
117
Congressional Record Number
167 Cong. Rec. S5932

would amend TSCA to authorize grants for toxic substances remediation in schools and reauthorize healthy high-performance schools.

H.R. 4692
Update Type
Committee Name
Committee on Energy and Commerce
Sponsor Name
Maloney
Sponsor Party Affiliation
D-N.Y.
Issue
9
Volume
51
Update Issue
22
Update Volume
51
Congress Number
117
Congressional Record Number
167 Cong. Rec. H3907

would require the testing of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances under TSCA.

86 FR 31502
06/14/2021
Update Type
Notices

EPA announced the availability of an electronic option for submitting the export notifications that are required under TSCA.

Volume
51
Issue
8
Update Volume
51
Update Issue
17