→ Identifying Potential Candidate Chemicals for Prioritization under the Toxic Substances Control Act

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‘This Notice announces the availability of a document: A Working Approach for Identifying Potential Candidate Chemicals for Prioritization. The document lays out the Environmental Protection Agency's near-term approach for identifying potential chemicals for prioritization, the initial step in evaluating the safety of existing chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act. The document also includes a longer-term risk-based approach for considering the larger [Toxic Substances Control Act] active chemical universe.’ The Environmental Protection Agency is ‘opening a public docket to accept comments on this approach, which will inform a public meeting to be held in early 2019.’