Significant New Use Rule for Phenol, 2,4- dimethyl-6-(1-methylpentadecyl)-


Source: Federal Register
Related Topics: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) US Environmental Protection Agency

EPA is finalizing a significant new use rule (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for the chemical substance identified as phenol, 2,4-dimethyl-6-(1-methylpentadecyl)- (PMN P–94–209; CAS No. 134701–20–5). This action requires persons who intend to manufacture, import, or process the substance for an activity that is designated as a significant new use by this final rule to notify EPA at least 90 days before commencing that activity. The required notification would provide EPA with the opportunity to evaluate the intended use and, if necessary, to prohibit or limit that activity before it occurs.

DATES: This final rule is effective August 15, 2012.

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