The EPA has released the first determinations for four new chemicals under the new Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). All four were found to have low potential to create a health or environmental hazard. This means the companies may commence manufacturing with these substances without waiting for the EPA to conduct further reviews.
- The 4 new chemicals have low potential to cause harm.
- The chemicals have been dropped from further review.
- No information was provided about potential aquatic release.
“”All four of the new chemicals were determined to satisfy the “not likely to present an unreasonable risk” determination …””