Report Your Nanoscale Materials

The EPA issues final TSCA rule for chemical substances manufactured at nanoscale

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finally concluded January 12, 2017, a ten-year effort to issue a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) rule establishing reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain discrete forms of chemical substances manufactured or processed at nanoscale. This column summarizes the rule. Reports are due to the EPA no later than May 12, 2018. The final rule is effective May 12, 2017. Final Rule Existing chemical substances manufactured or processed at the nanoscale for commercial purposes for use as a component of a mixture, encapsulated material, or composite are subject to the rule. “Chemical substances” are…

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