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High Phthalates Panel Debunks Myths about Chemicals in Food Packaging

Over the past few years, there is a growing myth about consumer exposure to phthalates through food packaging. According to the myth, phthalates are present in consumer diets due...

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Explaining EPA’s Fees Process for New TSCA Risk Evaluations

In late December, EPA designated the next 20 substances to undergo TSCA risk evaluations.  This prioritization action triggered the three and a half years timeframe in which EPA must...

Let’s Spring Forward, Not Fall Back on Chemical Security

One of the country’s important anti-terrorism programs is in jeopardy of expiring in a couple of months unless Congress takes action. The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program is...

ACC’s Chris Jahn Testifies in Support of the Chemical Safety Board

Earlier this week, the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) held a hearing to get the perspectives of various stakeholders regarding the importance of the Chemical...

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Center for Biocide Chemistries Helps EPA Rapidly Respond to Coronavirus

Currently, there is significant attention on the outbreak of a respiratory illness caused by a novel Coronavirus. The World Health Organization declared the new Coronavirus outbreak a public health...