On July 20, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published two of the three Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) framework final rules in the Federal Register:
- Procedures for Chemical Risk Evaluation; and
- Procedures for Prioritization of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation.
These rules will become effective on September 18, 2017. The TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Reporting Requirements final rule has not yet been published. EPA also published the notice of availability of its guidance to assist in developing and submitting draft risk evaluations:
More information on these final rules and the guidance are available in our memorandum EPA Issues Final TSCA Framework Rules.