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ACC Urges EPA To Revise PBT Criteria, As Groups Press Use Of OSHA Data

February 06, 2018
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is urging EPA to update its criteria for identifying persistent, bioaccumulative and toxic (PBT) chemicals under the revised toxics law, calling the criteria “outdated”, while environmental groups are opposing that call and pressing EPA to seek OSHA data to better assess exposures. EPA recently sought public input on uses, exposures and alternatives to five PBT chemicals it is targeting for expedited review under the revised Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Section 6(h) of the new...

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