EPA Covers Confidential Chemicals

Guidance aims to help companies that need to protect a substance’s chemical identity

mn EPA Covers Confidential Chemicals

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued guidance to assist companies in creating structurally descriptive chemical names for substances whose specific chemical identities are claimed confidential and for listing substances on the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Substance Inventory. Because the need to retain chemical identity confidentiality is critical, this guidance is an essential read. Here’s why.BackgroundThe “Guidance for Creating Generic Names for Confidential Chemical Substance Identity Reporting under the Toxic Substances Control Act,” was developed in response to the new TSCA Section 14(c)(4) requirement that…

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