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US EPA extends the Comment Period for the TSCA Nanoscale Material proposed Rule

On 2 July 2015, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a 30-day extension of the comment period for the consultation on the proposed rule: Chemical Substances When Manufactured Or Processed As Nanoscale Materials; TSCA Reporting And Recordkeeping Requirements. Originally set for 6 July 2015, the deadline for submitting comments is now 5 August 2015.

The proposed rule is looking at introducing reporting and recordkeeping requirements for manufacturers and processors of nanoscale materials under section 8(a) of the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA).


Follow this link to read the Federal Register docket on the extension of the consultation period and this link to read the original proposed rule.

Previous NIA coverage can be found following this link.

NIA Members are invited to contribute to the draft NIA position by following this link.

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