Dover Chemical Fined $1.4 million for TSCA Violations
1:38 PM MST | February 13, 2012 | Kara Sissell
Dover Chemical will pay $1.4 million to settle alleged violations of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA says. Dover violated TSCA part 720 by manufacturing short-chained, medium-chain and long-chain chlorinated paraffins without first submitting a premanufacture notice (PMN) to EPA at least 90 days before manufacturing, the agency says. As part of the settlement, Dover has stopped manufacturing short-chain chlorinated paraffins. Industry attorneys say EPA’s case is significant because the agency is taking the position that the...
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