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June 14, 2024

EPA Proposes NMP Rule With Workplace, Consumer Safety Mandates

June 5, 2024 at 6:20 PM
EPA is proposing to ban the solvent n-methylpyrrolidone (NMP) in fertilizers, lubricants and a handful of other products while setting strict new requirements for its continued use in other sectors, including both workplace exposure limits and product restrictions designed to protect consumers in its latest TSCA chemical risk-management rule. However, EPA is already seeking to assure semiconductor and other industry sectors that many current operations can already meet the proposed requirements, after trade groups and others accused the agency of...

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