by John J. Kowalski, CHMM
On February 26, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
(EPA or the Agency) published a notice designating 20 chemical substances as Low-Priority Substances under Section 6(b) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), as amended. EPA’s designation of a substance as a Low-Priority Substance indicates that the Agency has concluded that a risk evaluation of the substance is not warranted at this time.
The 20 chemical substances designated as Low-Priority Substances are listed in the table below.
|CAS RN||Chemical Name|
|4435-53-4||1-Butanol, 3-methoxy-, 1-acetate|
|31138-65-5||D-gluco-Heptonic acid, sodium salt (1:1), (2.xi.)-|
|299-28-5||D-Gluconic acid, calcium salt (2:1)|
|90-80-2||D-Gluconic acid, .delta.-lactone|
|299-27-4||D-Gluconic acid, potassium salt (1:1)|
|527-07-1||D-Gluconic acid, sodium salt (1:1)|
|109-43-3||Decanedioic acid, 1,10-dibutyl ester|
|105-53-3||Propanedioic acid, 1,3-diethyl ester|
|108-59-8||Propanedioic acid, 1,3-dimethyl ester|
|88917-22-0||Propanol, 1(or 2)-(2-methoxymethylethoxy)-, acetate|
These chemical substances are also listed on EPA’s Safer Chemical Ingredients List.
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Environmental Protection Agency. “Final Designation of Low-Priority Substances Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); Notice of Availability” Federal Register 85 (26 February 2020): 11069-11079. https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-02-26/pdf/2020-03869.pdf
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