EPA Extends Public Comment Period to November 18, 2015, on Three Flame Retardant Clusters


Source: EPA
Related Topics: Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) US Environmental Protection Agency
Bio-Process Systems Alliance Releases 2015 Single-Use Manufacturing Component Quality Test MatrOn August 13, 2015, EPA released for public comment three TSCA Work Plan Chemical problem formulation and initial assessment documents for the following flame retardant clusters:  Brominated Bisphenol A (TBBPA), Chlorinated Phosphate Esters (CPE), and Cyclic Aliphatic Bromides (HBCD).  The initial public comment period was scheduled to close on October 19, 2015. 

Due to numerous requests from various stakeholder groups, the public comment period for the three problem formulation and initial assessment documents has been extended to November 18, 2015.

Each flame retardant cluster has a separate docket assignment:   Chlorinated Phosphate Esters Cluster - EPA-HQ-OPPT-2015-0068; Cyclic Aliphatic Bromides Cluster - EPA-HQ¬-OPPT-2015-0081; and Tetrabromobisphenol A and Related Chemicals Cluster - EPA¬-HQ-OPPT-2014-0730.

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