A new bill introduced in the U.S. Congress proposes to change how chemicals that are manufactured or imported into the United States are regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The bill places the burden on chemical manufacturers to demonstrate to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that their chemicals are safe. It would replace the current law that allows chemicals into commerce until EPA demonstrates that the chemicals pose an unreasonable risk to health or the environment. [More…]
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In March 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provided free public access to the consolidated Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Substance Inventory on its website for the first time. The TSCA inventory contains EPA’s consolidated list of industrial chemicals. This article provides source links for downloading the TSCA inventory.