AGENCY: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
ACTION: Reopening of comment period
SUMMARY: On 14 April 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published an interim final rule to update regulatory requirements by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to test and approve air-purifying particulate respirators for use in the ongoing public health emergency. Comments were to be received by 12 August 2020. This document announces a reopening of the comment period for an additional 30 days, to allow stakeholders and other interested parties additional time to respond.
DATES: The comment period for the interim final rule published 14 April 2020, at 85 FR 20598, is reopened. Written comments must be received by 25 September 2020.
This reopening of comment period and interim final rule are identified by Docket Number CDC-2020-0036. The Docket Folder is available on Regulations.gov at https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=CDC-2020-0036 and provides access to primary and supporting documents as well as comments received. Documents are also accessible from Regulations.gov by searching the Docket Number. WTO Members and their stakeholders are asked to submit comments to the USA TBT Enquiry Point. Comments received by the USA TBT Enquiry Point from WTO Members and their stakeholders will be shared with the regulator and will also be submitted to the Docket on Regulations.gov if received within the comment period.