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EPA Sends LCSA Prioritization Rule to OMB

Dec 2016

EPA has drafted a pre-publication proposed rule to establish a formal process for prioritizing existing chemicals as “low” or “high” priority for risk evaluation under the new Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA).  The proposed rule, “Procedures for Prioritization of Chemicals for Risk Evaluation Under the Toxic Substances Control Act,” was sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on November 7.

OMB now has 90 days to review the impacts of the proposed rule and recommend any changes.  EPA will then open the proposed rule for public comment.

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