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November 12, 2019

EPA Releases Latest Draft TSCA Analysis As Reviewers Fault Earlier Studies

November 4, 2019 at 5:48 PM
Racing to meet an extended June 2020 deadline to complete 10 chemical evaluations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA has released its latest draft risk analysis -- of a widely used solvent -- though it will almost certainly draw criticisms from peer reviewers who continue to criticize the agency’s risk methods. EPA’s Nov. 4 draft risk evaluation of n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) finds that various uses of the chemical pose unreasonable risk -- a finding that would warrant risk management...

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