• March 20, 2019
  • ACC

TSCA Prioritization | Industry Applauds EPA's Progress Toward Timely Implementation

WASHINGTON (March 20, 2019) – ACC today issued the following statement in response to EPA’s announcement identifying the next set of candidate substances for prioritization under the 2016 amendments to Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA):

“With the announcement of the next set of candidate substances for prioritization, EPA met another important milestone and further demonstrated its commitment to meeting its statutory deadlines for implementing TSCA in an efficient manner that is consistent with congressional intent. Prioritization of chemicals for risk evaluations is a new feature of the updated law. Therefore, it is also important to note that neither this announcement nor any final high priority designation represents a finding of risk by EPA. Rather, that is the role of a TSCA risk evaluation.

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