EPA Asks Companies to Identify Chemicals for Some Older Substantial Risk Notices

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Posted on: 3/20/2012

EPA asks chemical manufacturers to review substantial risk notifications they have filed during two specific time periods, and to make the identities of the chemicals public if a claim for confidentiality is not legally appropriate.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has asked chemical manufacturers to review substantial risk notifications they have filed during two specific time periods, and to make the identities of the chemicals public if a claim for confidentiality is not legally appropriate.

According to the American Coating Association, during the GlobalChem Conference held in Baltimore, Md. earlier this month, Pamela Myrick, a deputy director in EPA's Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics discussed an update to the agency's voluntary chemical disclosure effort.

The GlobalChem Conference is an annual convention organized by the American Chemistry Council and Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates.

 

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