EPA on Nov. 29 announced the very first 10 chemicals it will evaluate for potential dangers to human wellness and the environment below Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform.
&ldquoUnder the new law, we now have the energy to call for safety critiques of all chemical compounds in the marketplace.&rdquo said Jim Jones, assistant administrator of the of Workplace of Chemical Security and Pollution Prevention. &ldquoWe can guarantee the public that we will deliver on the promise to greater defend public well being and the atmosphere.&rdquo
The first ten chemical compounds to be evaluated are:
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