Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances (19-3.B) (6 page(s), in English)
Date of arrival: 2019 July 12 - Final date for comments: 2019 August 07
DescriptionEPA is proposing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 3 chemical substances which are the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). This action would require persons to notify EPA at least 90 days before commencing manufacture (defined by statute to include import) or processing of any of these 3 chemical substances for an activity that is designated as a significant new use by this proposed rule. This action would further require that persons not commence manufacture or processing for the significant new use until they have submitted a Significant New Use Notice, and EPA has conducted a review of the notice, made an appropriate determination on the notice under TSCA 5(a)(3), and has taken any risk management actions as are required as a result of that determination.
ObjectivesProtection of Human Health or Safety
Protection of Environment
Fields of ActivityProducts of the chemical industry
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