EPA Publishes Notice of Public Meeting on Third Group of High Production Volume Chemicals


Source: SOCMA
Related Topics: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

EPA will hold a public meeting to give members of the public an opportunity to comment on a proposed rule under section 4(a)(1)(B) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) entitled ‘‘Testing of Certain High Production Volume Chemicals; Third Group of Chemicals.’’ The proposed rule, when finalized, would require manufacturers, importers, and processors of certain high production volume (HPV) chemical substances to conduct testing to obtain screening level data for health and environmental effects and chemical fate. Opportunity to present oral comment was provided in the proposed rule and in response to that opportunity, a request to present oral comments was received.

The meeting will be held on September 9, 2010, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Requests to participate in the meeting must be received on or before September 8, 2010.  The meeting will be held at the Environmental Protection Agency, 1201 Constitution Ave., NW., Rm. 1117A, Washington, DC 20460-0001.

To view the notice and for information on participating in the meeting click here.

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