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April 14, 2024

ACC Takes Aim At Worker Exposure Limit In Draft EPA Formaldehyde Review

March 20, 2024 at 5:43 PM
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) is raising early attacks on a workplace exposure limit in EPA’s draft TSCA evaluation of formaldehyde, calling it unreasonably strict and at odds with science -- even as the agency itself acknowledges that key challenges in implementing that figure could lead to a different value in its eventual rulemaking. While EPA is likely years away from crafting a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) rule for formaldehyde, its March 15 draft risk evaluation includes in one...

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