Categories for Toxic Substances Control Act

EPA Releases Methylene Chloride (MCL) Risk Management Final Rule

Today, EPA released a pre-publication of the risk management final rule for Methylene Chloride Regulation under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). While the proposed rule set out to ban almost all uses of methylene chloride, SOCMA was successful in winning allowances for several conditions of use that are critical for SOCMA members.

April 30, 2024

SOCMA Guidance Document: EPA TSCA CBI Submission

This members-only document outlines the process for submitting a claim of confidentiality for proprietary business reasons. The submission process will follow more specific rules and mandate the submission of additional information.

June 27, 2023

Issue Summary: TSCA Fees Rule

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) including the 2016 Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act (LCSA) amendments grant the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to collect fees from chemical manufacturers and importers to offset up to 25% of the costs associated with the overall implementation and administration of TSCA.

January 20, 2023

SOCMA Launches Policy Webinar Series in April

As the specialty chemicals industry anticipates new policy and regulations coming under the Biden Administration, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is hosting its Policy Webinar Series throughout April to focus these key topics that are crucial to its membership and the value chain.

March 30, 2021