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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK39 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: ●Extension of Compliance Date for TSCA Reporting of Chemical Substances When Manufactured or Processed as Nanoscale Materials 

EPA is extending the effective date for a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of January 12, 2017 (82 FR 3641; FRL-9957-81) from  May 12, 2017 to August 14, 2017. That rule established final reporting and recordkeeping requirements for certain chemical substances when they are manufactured or processed at the nanoscale as described in that rule. Specifically, the rule requires persons that manufacture (defined by statute to include import) or process, or intend to manufacture or process these chemical substances to electronically report to EPA certain information, which includes insofar as known to or reasonably ascertainable by the person making the report, the specific chemical identity, production volume, methods of manufacture and processing, exposure and release information, and existing information concerning environmental and health effects. The rule involves one-time reporting for existing discrete forms of certain nanoscale materials, and a standing one-time reporting requirement for new discrete forms of certain nanoscale materials before those new forms are manufactured or processed.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 704   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2604(a)    15 U.S.C. 2607(a)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Rule  05/12/2017  82 FR 22088   
Final Rule Effective  08/14/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
James Alwood
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
7405M, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-8974
Fax:202 564-9490

Greg Schweer
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7405M,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-8469
Fax:202 564-9094