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

Memorandum of Understanding Between EPA and OSHA for Implementation of TSCA Section 5 and Sharing of Confidential Business Information

On January 8, 2021, EPA and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that advances collaboration and communication on EPA’s review of new chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This MOU provides a framework for coordination and communication between the two agencies on exposure to new chemicals in the workplace and will help achieve a common goal of ensuring workers are protected from potential risks.

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