EPA to expand disclosure requirement for "confidential" chemicals

01/26/2010 | Royal Society of Chemistry

The Environmental Protection Agency plans to introduce a procedure that aims to make it harder for companies to cite the Confidential Business Information provision under Section 8(e) of the Toxic Substances Control Act exempting them from publicly disclosing the names of certain chemicals. An official from the American Chemistry Council said, "In general, the announced policy is consistent with ACC's position that EPA and chemical companies should work together to enhance public access to chemical health and safety information."

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