March 01, 2014

TSCA, the Anti-TSCA, and TSCA Reform

Madeline June Kass

In 1976, Congress enacted the Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) to control hazards posed by chemical substances. 5 U.S.C. §§ 2601–2692 (1976). TSCA authorizes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to obtain chemical data; require testing of chemical substances; and regulate the manufacture, use, labeling, and disposal of chemical substances posing unreasonable risks of injury to health or the environment.

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