chemical release information Articles

  • Legal lookout: endocrine disruptors: test orders abound

    As EPA plans to require chemical screening, industry is concerned how the information will be released and possibly misinterpreted. In April 2009, EPA identified a final list of 67 chemicals for initial screening under the Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program (EDSP). From October 2009 to April 2010, the agency issued more than 700 test orders. Responding to an EDSP test order can present ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Final TSCA reporting and recordkeeping rule for nanoscale materials available

    On January 12, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is scheduled to publish in the Federal Register a Section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) rule establishing reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed at the nanoscale.  According to a ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Proposes Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Nanoscale Materials

    On March 25, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a prepublication version of a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) proposed rule concerning reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when manufactured (including imported) ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Comments Due July 6 on Proposed Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Nanoscale Materials

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) proposed rule concerning reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when manufactured or processed at the nanoscale was published in the April 6, 2015, Federal Register. EPA proposes to require persons that ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Source Characterization of Ammonia Accidental Releases for Various Storage and Process Conditions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published the Risk Management Program (RMP) rule on June 20, 1996. Ammonia is exempted from this rule only if it is stored by farmers and not intended for resale. This chemical has significant industrial applications and may be stored or processed under a wide range of temperatures and pressures. Depending on process conditions, ammonia may be ...

  • More 2011 Predictions

    Will the new Congress impede the EPA's regulatory agenda? The New Year offers both promise and trepidation in 2011 from EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). EPA appropriations Many expect a freeze in domestic program spending, but that could just be ...


    By Acta Group

  • How to avoid hearing the phrase “you should have known” in 2022

    On 4 June 2012 a silent revolution happened, and it went unnoticed by many of us. In Europe, the number of chemicals in use classified as carcinogens quadrupled. If you are a Corporate Director or Manager you should have concern regarding the implications of this in the long run, as it is one of the few issues that may find you on trial for willfully neglecting EHS regulations in the workplace. ...

  • More 2011 Predictions

    Will the new Congress impede the EPA's regulatory agenda? The New Year offers both promise and trepidation in 2011 from EPA's Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP). EPA appropriations Many expect a freeze in domestic program spending, but that could just be the beginning of a general squeeze on EPA resources. Hiring restrictions, personnel ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Environment Canada to publish summaries of risk assessments for new chemicals

    OTTAWA--Environment Canada this fall will begin publishing summaries of risk assessments it conducts on certain chemical substances when they are first proposed for domestic use. The initiative by the department's New Substances Program has the support of industry and nongovernmental organizations, but industry remains concerned about the potential release of confidential business information ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • 2016 Chemical data reporting: What do you need to know.

    The Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976 (15 U.S.C. §2601 et seq.) authorizes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to promulgate and enforce rules on chemical substances in commerce. Section 8 (a) of the law requires the EPA to collect basic exposure-related information on the types, quantities and uses of chemical substances produced domestically and imported into the ...


    By Antea Group - USA

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