TITLE: Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances (18-1)
AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
ACTION: Final rule
SUMMARY: EPA is issuing significant new use rules (SNURs) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for 22 chemical substances which are the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). The chemical substances are subject to Orders issued by EPA under TSCA. This action requires persons who intend to manufacture (defined by statute to include import) or process any of these chemical substances for an activity that is designated as a significant new use by this rule to notify EPA at least 90 days before commencing that activity. Persons may not commence manufacture or processing for the significant new use until EPA has conducted a review of the notice, made an appropriate determination on the notice, and has taken such actions as are required by that determination.
The docket for this action, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2018-0627, is available at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=EPA-HQ-OPPT-2018-0627. The docket includes primary and supporting documents, as well as comments.
DATES: This rule is effective on 24 January 2020. For purposes of judicial review, this rule shall be promulgated at 1 p.m. (EST) on 9 December 2019.