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EPA Proposes Significant New Use Requirements for PBDEs

10:02 AM MDT | March 20, 2012 | Kara Sissell

EPA has proposed significant new use requirements for five groups of substances including polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), part of the agency’s ongoing effort to improve chemicals management under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The other four substances are benzidine dyes, a short chain chlorinated paraffin, hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), and phthalate di-n-pentyl phthalate (DnPP). These proposed significant new use rules (SNURs) are for chemicals that are no longer produced in the U.S. but may be imported in consumer goods or for use in...

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