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Reviewing New Chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

Approach to Making Determinations on TSCA Section 5 New Chemical Notices

The updated document explains EPA’s working approach to making determinations on new chemical notices received under section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The document has been updated following consideration of comments received on the November 2017 version and based on additional experience since the initial framework document was released.  The response to comments for the November 2017 version can be found below.

The Agency will welcome comments on the document for 45 days upon publication in the Federal Register in docket number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2019-0684. 

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