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Elementis Chromium ordered to pay more than $2.5 million for failing to disclose health risks under TSCA

3:52 AM MST | November 15, 2013 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Elementis Chromium (East Windsor, NJ), an Elementis subsidiary, has been ordered to pay a penalty of $2.57 million for failing to disclose information about substantial risk of injury to human health from exposure to hexavalent chromium, a known carcinogen, on workers in modern chemical production plants, as required by the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA says. The decision will become a final order 45 days following issuance unless the company chooses to appeal the decision to EPA’s Environmental Appeals Board. EPA filed a complaint against...

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