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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK15 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Toxics Release Inventory; Addition of Nonylphenol Ethoxylates 
Abstract: EPA is evaluating whether to add nonylphenol ethoxylates to the list of chemicals reportable under section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (i.e., the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI)). Nonylphenol ethoxylates degrade in the environment to produce short chain nonylphenol ethoxylates and nonylphenol both of which are highly toxic to aquatic organisms. Nonylphenol has been found in environmental samples taken from freshwater, saltwater, groundwater, sediment, soil and aquatic biota. EPA has developed an Action Plan to address concerns for releases of nonylphenol and nonylphenol ethoxylates to the environment ( The Action Plan includes the initiation of rulemaking to add nonylphenol ethoxylates to the TRI. 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 42 CFR 11023   
Legal Authority: 42 U.S.C. 11001 et seq. Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  11/00/2016 
Final Rule  06/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Daniel R. Bushman
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
Mail Code 7410 M, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-0743

Lawrence A Reisman
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
2844, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-0751