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EPA Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards

11/19/15 - EPA today issued a press release to let stakeholders know that EPA is now accepting nominations for the second annual Safer Choice Partner of the Year Awards...

EPA is Soliciting Nominations for the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

11/04/15 - EPA today issued a press release calling for nominations for the 2016 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Nominations for companies and institutions that...

EPA Extends Public Comment Period to November 18, 2015, on Three Flame Retardant Clusters

10/19/15 - Bio-Process Systems Alliance Releases 2015 Single-Use Manufacturing Component Quality Test MatrOn August 13, 2015, EPA released for public comment three TSCA Work Plan Chemical...

New TSCA Information Available in EPA’s ChemView Web Tool

10/15/15 - ChemView, EPA’s web tool for information on chemicals, now contains information on over 12,000 chemicals. Since the launch of ChemView in 2013, EPA has been working to add new...

TSCA New Chemicals SNURs published

10/07/15 - EPA is promulgating significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 30 chemical substances which were the subject of...

EPA Launches New Websites

10/02/15 - EPA’s Pollution Prevention and Toxics website has a new name, look, and address. Our old website, previously found at http://www.epa.gov/oppt/, is now our new Chemicals under TSCA website.

EPA Issues Final Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) on HBCD

09/17/15 - EPA is issuing a final Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) for two chemical substances collectively referred to as “HBCD” under the Toxic Substances Control Act. HBCD is...

DfE Alternative Assessments

09/10/15 - EPA is announcing the availability of two final reports on alternatives assessments for flame retardants and a technical correction to a 2014 final alternatives assessment report.

EPA Releases TSCA Assessment Documents for Flame Retardant Chemicals

08/13/15 - As part of the Agency’s ongoing efforts to more fully understand the potential risks associated with flame retardant chemicals, EPA has reviewed four structurally similar...

EPA Reaches Agreement with TCE Manufacturer to Stop Use in Certain Consumer Products and Issues Proposed Significant New Use Rule

07/30/15 - EPA reached an agreement with PLZ Aeroscience Corporation, of Addison, IL, to voluntarily phase-out the use of trichloroethylene (TCE) in its aerosol arts and crafts spray...
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