Tag: Chemicals

EPA Issues a Significant New Use Rule under TSCA for Five Chemicals

A final rule was issued in the Federal Register on February 4, 2014, that will allow the EPA under the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) to monitor the use of five chemicals generally referred to as “complex strontium aluminate, rare earth doped.” This rule will require any person who intends to manufacture, import or process […]

Transitioning to Safer Chemicals and Reduced Compliance Costs

The most effective method to eliminate or reduce potential health and safety risks in the workplace is to eliminate hazards at the source.  This eliminates the need for engineering, administrative or workplace controls and for personal protective equipment.  Additionally, many required environmental reports and permits can be eliminated or simplified by making smart choices in […]