TITLE: Restrictions on Discontinued Uses of Asbestos; Significant New Use Rule
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
ACTION: Final rule
SUMMARY: Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), EPA is promulgating a rule to ensure that any discontinued uses of asbestos cannot re-enter the marketplace without EPA review, closing a loophole in the regulatory regime for asbestos.
This final rule is effective 24 June 2019.