Passage of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, or "New Toxic Substances Control Act," introduces a number of changes to regulations for the collection and assessment of information concerning certain chemicals. Some changes apply to the testing, regulation of, and disclosure of data relating to new chemicals, but the most significant changes introduced by the New TSCA pertain to the regulation of existing chemicals.
This White Paper discusses New TSCA and compares its amended provisions to the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, or "REACH," program.
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