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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK33 Publication ID: Spring 2017 
Title: ●TSCA Chemical Data Reporting Revisions 
Abstract:

The Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule, under section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), requires manufacturers (including importers) to provide the EPA with information, including processing and use information, on chemical substances that they manufacture (including import) above threshold production volumes. The information is collected every four years and the production volume threshold for reporting a chemical substance is generally 25,000 pounds for a specific reporting year. Collecting the information every four years assures that the EPA and, with respect to non-confidential data, the public, have access to information on chemicals that are being domestically produced or imported above threshold quantities. Before the next reporting period of 2020, the EPA will be examining the reporting requirements to better align the reporting with Agency needs. This may involve changing features of the rule such as the frequency of reporting, the reporting of processing and use information, reporting parent company information, and other changes to the rule related to the recent amendment of TSCA by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, other than any amendments pursuant to TSCA section 8(a)(3)(C) or 8(a)(6). Amendments under the latter two provisions would proceed by separate actions.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Long-Term Actions 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
EO 13771 Designation: uncollected 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 711   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2604 Toxic Substances Control Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory    12/22/2020 
NPRM  Statutory    06/22/2019 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/00/2018 
Final Rule  06/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Undetermined 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: https://www.epa.gov/chemical-data-reporting  
Sectors Affected: 22 Utilities; 322 Paper Manufacturing; 324110 Petroleum Refineries; 325 Chemical Manufacturing; 331 Primary Metal Manufacturing; 3344 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Susan Sharkey
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7405M,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-8789
Fax:202 564-4775
Email: sharkey.susan@epa.gov

Niva Kramek
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7506P,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:703 605-1193
Fax:703 305-5884
Email: kramek.niva@epa.gov