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  • More data in ChemView available.

  • TSCA 2016 CDR Fact Sheets released.

  • New on line access to EPA chemical information from the Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention Office.

  • EPA news item:

    EPA has released the non-confidential Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) information on chemical manufacturing, processing and use in the United States.

    The 2012 non-confidential database and search tool are available at www.epa.gov/cdr. Users can download the database or search the database by chemical name, CAS number, or company name to retrieve company and site-specific information about chemicals in commerce and to view information on specific uses of chemicals, such as those used in products intended for children. This website also includes more information about the CDR data results, as well as fact sheets.

  • EPA press release:
    The reporting deadline for the 2006 IUR rule ended in March of 2007. EPA’s enforcement efforts have led to 43 civil enforcement actions and approximately $2.3 million dollars in civil penalties against companies that failed to report required chemical data information. The reporting deadline for the 2012 submission period of the Chemical Data Reporting Rule is August 13, 2012.
    The three most recent cases are against Chemtura Corporation, Bethlehem Apparatus Company, and Haldor Topsoe, Inc., and resulted in penalties totaling $362,113.

  • Canada periodically puts out mandatory survey on batches of chemicals as it works through its prioritization process. For example in June there were 8 MDA/MDI chemicals of interest. It’s a pretty comprehensive set of information demanded of manufacturers, importers and processors: volumes, uses available toxicity information and a list of the top 20 customers. With the possible exception of getting customer lists, such information can be obtained under TSCA section 8 – basically CDR + 8(d) – applied to manufacturers, importers and processors.

  • The Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule submissions are due in one month: August 13, 2012.
    Don’t put it off until the last minute. Rumors abound about how the eCDR CDX system is not the most robust in the world. I can imagine periodic downtimes that last week as everyone scrambles to submit forms.
    Contact EHS Strategies, Inc. for help.

  • CDR due date has been extended to Aug 13, 2012. official notice

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