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Citing Unintended Effects, Industry Sues Over TSCA Methylene Chloride Ban

May 30, 2019
A chemical industry trade association is suing EPA over its first-time Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) ban on consumer uses of paint-strippers containing methylene chloride, charging the measure goes too far by unintentionally limiting access to some commercial uses even though it does not intend to. The Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance, Inc. (HSIA) filed May 24 a petition for review of EPA's partial ban of methylene chloride-containing paint-stripping products with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...


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