This two (2) hour course provides each student with an in depth analysis of the key provisions comprising the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA), including requirements for Pre-Manufacture Notification (PMN), testing, and regulation of chemicals; as well as record keeping and reporting requirements. TSCA is a broad-ranging federal environmental statute affecting not only chemical manufacturers but also companies that use, process, distribute, import, and export chemical products across a wide range of industry and operational environments.
Topics of discussion in this course are:
- Sorting Through TSCA Exclusions and Exemptions
- Understanding the PMN Review Process
- Options to Respond to Proposed Regulations for New and Existing Chemicals
- Import Certification and Export Notification
- Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) and 8(e) Reporting
- TSCA regulations for Lead, PCBs, and Asbestos
How You Will Benefit
- Define terminology applicable to the TSCA.
- Identify major laws/regulations regulating the marketing of chemical products and the control of chemicals in the environment.
- Identify agencies/authorities responsible for the enforcement of these laws/regulations.
- Describe the goals and objectives of the specific laws/regulations presented.
- Identify the role that costs, health risks, societal concerns, economical impact and other modifying factors play in the process of regulating chemicals.
- Describe how toxicological data is utilized/required in the chemical regulatory process.
- Identify and access sources (including the internet) providing information on the toxicity and regulation of chemicals.