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EPA Gives Notice of TSCA Requirements for Carbon Nanotubes

11/06/08

Source: US EPA
Related Topics: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

On October 31st, 2008, EPA issued a Federal Register notice regarding carbon nanotubes (CNTs)(see http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26026.htm. The notice reminds manufacturers and importers that they must notify EPA 90 days prior to the manufacture or import of new chemical CNTs for commercial purposes, in accordance with TSCA Section 5 regulations for new chemicals at 40 C.F.R. 720.22.

If CNT manufacturers or importers have any questions regarding their TSCA requirements, they should contact Jim Alwood at EPA at 202-564-8974 or alwood.jim@epa.gov.  

For more information, visit http://edocket.access.gpo.gov/2008/E8-26026.htm





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