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June 17, 2021

Industry Urges OSHA To Drop ‘Vast’ Chemical-Data Mandate In New HCS

May 20, 2021 at 6:42 PM
Industry groups are urging OSHA to loosen its proposed labeling rule for hazardous chemicals and other substances, arguing that key provisions conflict with EPA policy and require companies to gather “vast” new data on risks posed by downstream chemical uses, while California says the agency should scrap the rulemaking altogether. In comments filed ahead of a May 19 deadline for input on OSHA’s updated hazard communication standard (HCS), a host of individual companies and trade groups generally supported the proposal...

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