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August 7, 2020

Formaldehyde Firms Could Skip TSCA Fees Due To EPA ‘Byproducts’ Waiver

May 11, 2020 at 3:29 PM
EPA is clarifying that its plan to exempt “byproducts” from its Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) fee rule extends to formaldehyde that is produced as a byproduct, an action that could significantly narrow the universe of firms that the agency had preliminarily identified as having to contribute fees to cover the cost of its formaldehyde evaluation. But the agency is also indicating that firms that qualify for such future regulatory exemptions, as well as eased enforcement provisions, must still report...

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