by John J. Kowalski, CHMM
On February 19, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or the Agency) posted the initial version of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Substance Inventory (Inventory) on which all substances were identified as either “active” or “inactive” in U.S. commerce. After UL discovered and advised EPA of errors on the initial Inventory, the Agency made the necessary corrections and reposted it on March 15, 2019.
The following table summarizes the numbers of substances identified as active and inactive on the initial Inventory.
Substances identified as inactive will be designated inactive on May 20, 2019.
- Anyone that submitted a Notice of Activity (NOA) Form A during the retrospective reporting period under the TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) rule should verify that the substances they reported are designated as active.
- Join us for a webinar on April 11, 2019 to discuss the practical implementations of the release: https://msc.ul.com/en/resources/webinars/tsca-active-inactive-rule-practical-implications/; and,
- Continue to watch this space for information regarding new developments under the TSCA.
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TSCA Active-Inactive Rule