EPA announced on August 16, 2019, that it has opened the public comment periods for manufacturer requests for the risk evaluations of two chemicals used in plastic production, diisodecyl phthalate (DIDP) and diisononyl phthalate (DINP). EPA notes that the manufacturer-requested risk evaluations of DIDP and DINP “are among the first such evaluations of this kind to be requested” under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). EPA states that it “is also taking public comments on additional conditions of use [(COU)] the Agency identified to include in the risk evaluations.” Comments are due October 3, 2019.
Please read the full memorandum for more information on these manufacturer-requested risk evaluations of DIDP and DINP by clicking here.
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