Designation of Ten Chemical Substances for Initial Risk Evaluations Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (Final)
Dec. 19, 2016
EPA is publishing an initial list of ten (10) chemical substances that will be the subject of the Agency's chemical risk evaluations to determine whether the chemical substances present an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment. For each chemical substance, within 6 mo from the date of publication of this notice, EPA will issue a scoping document. EPA has also established dockets for each of these chemical substances to document each risk evaluation and to facilitate receipt of information that will be useful to the Agency's risk evaluation. The 10 chemical substances for which EPA is initiating risk evaluations are as follows: 1,4-Dioxane; 1-Bromopropane; Asbestos; Carbon Tetrachloride; Cyclic Aliphatic Bromide Cluster (HBCD); Methylene Chloride; N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP); Pigment Violet 29 Anthra[2,1,9-def:6,5,10-d'e'f']diisoquinoline-1,3,8,10(2H,9H)-tetrone); Trichloroethylene (TCE); and Tetrachloroethylene (also known as perchloroethylene). POC is Sheila Canavan, Chemical Control Division (Mail Code 7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, EPA, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; tel: 202-566-1978; email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Federal Register; 19 December 2016 [Notices], pages 91927-91929).