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EPA/SWER RIN: 2050-AG55 Publication ID: Fall 2010 
Title: Hazardous Waste Management System; Identification and Listing of Hazardous Waste; Removing Saccharin and Its Salts From the Lists of Hazardous Constituents, Hazardous Wastes, and Hazardous Substances 
Abstract: In response to a petition submitted by the Calorie Control Council (CCC), EPA proposed to remove saccharin and its salts from the lists of hazardous constituents (40 CFR section 261, Appendix VIII), the list of unused commercial chemical products identified as hazardous wastes (40 CFR section 261.33(f)), and the list of hazardous substances (40 CFR section 302.4). The current weight of scientific evidence supports the petitioner's request. EPA originally listed saccharin and its salts based on a scientific consensus that saccharin was a potential human carcinogen. However, the recent evaluation of available data for saccharin and its salts by the U.S. National Toxicology Program (NTP) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has concluded that scientific evidence does not support that saccharin and its salts are potential human carcinogens. In addition, the Agency does not believe saccharin and its salts meet any other criteria for remaining on the above specified lists. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 261    40 CFR 268    40 CFR 302   
Legal Authority: 42 USC 6905, 6912(a), 6921, 6922, 6924, 6938 ( RCRA sec 3001)    42 USC 9602 (CERCLA sec 102)    42 USC 9603 (CERCLA sec 103)    42 USC 9604    33 USC 1321 and 1361   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/22/2010  75 FR 20942   
Final Action  12/00/2010    
Additional Information: EPA publication information: NPRM -; EPA Docket information: EPA-HQ-RCRA-2009-0310
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Narendra Chaudhari
Environmental Protection Agency
Solid Waste and Emergency Response
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 5304T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-0495

Robert Kayser
Environmental Protection Agency
Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 308-7304
Fax:703 308-0514