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|EPA Announces New List of Chemicals Targeted for Risk Assessment Under TSCA, Including 20 Flame Retardants|
Crowell Moring LLP;
April 3, 2013, previously published on March 28, 2013On March 27, 2013, EPA announced its new "hit list" of chemicals that will undergo full risk assessment and analysis in the coming year as part of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan. Prominent on the list are 20 flame retardants that are widely used in furniture, textiles,...
|EPA Releases List of EDSP Universe of Chemicals|
Lynn L. Bergeson; Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.;
December 13, 2012On November 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a document entitled The EDSP Universe of Chemicals and General Validation Principles, as well as the list of approximately 10,000 chemicals. According to EPA, the document is a supplement to the June 2012 EDSP...
|ITC Decides To Review In Part Initial Determination In Certain Coenzyme Q10 Products (337-TA-790)|
John F. Presper; Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.;
December 7, 2012, previously published on December 5, 2012On November 29, 2012, the International Trade Commission (“the Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Coenzyme Q10 Products and Methods of Making Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-790). In the notice, the Commission determined to review in part ALJ Robert K. Rogers, Jr’s initial...
|REACH Enforcement Forum Clarifies Late Pre-registration Under REACH|
Herbert Estreicher; Keller and Heckman LLP;
May 3, 2012, previously published on May 2, 2012The REACH Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement (Forum) coordinates a network of Member State authorities responsible for enforcement, and has the tasks to among other things:
|EPA Excludes 4 Hydrofluoropolyethers from VOC Definition|
Johny Chaklader, Gregory A. Clark, Trent M. Doyle, Eric P. Gotting, Adrienne M. Timmel, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 4, 2012, previously published on April 3, 2012On March 23, 2012, EPA issued a proposed rule to exclude four hydrofluoropolyethers ("HFPEs") from the Agency's definition of "volatile organic compound" ("VOC") under section 302(s) of the Clean Air Act ("CAA"). The rule would apply to all manufacturers,...
|Construction Projects involving Dangerous Chemicals|
Edward J. Epstein, Olivia Lee; Troutman Sanders LLP;
January 3, 2012, previously published on December 28, 2011 China’s Safety Regulations on Construction Projects Involving Dangerous Chemicals came into force on December 1, 2011 (the “Project Safety Regulations”) on the heel of other regulations aimed at improving safe handling and storage of dangerous chemicals earlier in the year.
|EPA to Regulate Fracing Substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act|
Jeff Civins, Carie G. McKinney, Mary Simmons Mendoza; Haynes and Boone, LLP;
December 9, 2011, previously published on December 7, 2011EPA recently made an announcement of interest to those in the oil field services sector as well as in the energy sector itself. On November 23, the agency announced that it was granting in part a petition by Earthjustice to initiate rulemaking under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), relating...
|Chemicals and Pesticides Enforcement Will Be Contacts An EPA Priority For Coming Fiscal Year|
Lawrence E. Culleen, Zachary Fayne, Peggy O. Otum; Arnold & Porter LLP;
October 12, 2011, previously published on October 2011Rosemarie A. Kelley, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA or Agency) Director of Waste and Chemical Enforcement, recently advised members of the bar who represent makers of chemical and pesticide products that the Agency will demonstrate a renewed emphasis in the coming months on...
|EPA Pesticide Enforcement to Focus on Imports and Supplemental Distribution|
John B. Dubeck, Michael T. Novak; Keller and Heckman LLP;
October 3, 2011, previously published on September 29, 2011On September 19, 2011, Rosemarie Kelley, EPA's Director of Waste and Chemical Enforcement, presented EPA's chemical and pesticide enforcement priorities to the Pesticides, Chemical Regulation, and Right-to-Know committee of the ABA. She emphasized that EPA will focus on pesticide imports and...
|Licensing Rules for Storage of Hazardous Chemicals Under Review|
Troutman Sanders LLP;
September 7, 2011, previously published on September 1, 2011On August 9, the Measures for the Administration of Operating Licenses for Hazardous Chemicals (Revised Draft) were published by State Administration of Work Safety to seek opinions from all sectors of the society and the public-input process is scheduled to conclude on September 15, 2011.