Work Plan Chemicals

US EPA: 2013 Risk Assessment for Flame Retardant Chemicals

March 27, 2013

In March of 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the beginning of assessments of 23 commonly used chemicals to determine any potential risks to both the environment and to the public. The plan, which will focus primarily on flame retardant chemicals, is part of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan, an effort to identify commonly used chemicals for risk assessment.

US EPA Announces Initial 7 Chemicals for Risk Assessment - 2012

March 1, 2012

In early 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency released two documents intended to describe the intial set of chemicals - or "Work Plan Chemicals" - that will be assessed and evaluated in regards to risk management. Although only seven chemicals were listed for review in 2012, a total of 83 chemicals have been targeted for future consideration.

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