• Practitioner Insights: TSCA Preemption - Sooner Than Later?
  • September 25, 2017
  • Federal preemption of state chemical laws and regulations was hotly contested during debates on the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”), Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (“LCSA”), Pub. Law No. 114-182. In the end, industry and states were left with a complicated but limited form of TSCA preemption, where numerous factors may come into play in determining whether a state chemical control law applies.