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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK71 Publication ID: Spring 2021 
Title: Cyclic Aliphatic Bromide Cluster (HBCD); Rulemaking Under TSCA Section 6(a) 
Abstract:

Section 6 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) requires EPA to address unreasonable risks of injury to health or the environment that the Administrator has determined are presented by a chemical substance under the conditions of use. Following a risk evaluation for cyclic aliphatic bromide cluster (HBCD) carried out under the authority of the TSCA section 6, EPA initiated rulemaking to address unreasonable risks of injury to health and the environment identified in the final risk evaluation. EPA's risk evaluation for HBCD, describing the conditions of use and presenting EPA's determinations of unreasonable risk, is in docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2019-0237, with additional information in docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2016-0735.

 
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: Undetermined  Unfunded Mandates: Undetermined 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 751   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2605 Toxic Substances Control Act   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  TSCA section 6(c).  09/15/2022 
NPRM  Statutory  TSCA section 6(c).  09/15/2021 
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/00/2021 
Final Rule  09/00/2022 
Additional Information: Docket #:Docket EPA-HQ-OPPT-2020-0548
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: Undetermined 
Federalism: Yes 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: https://www.epa.gov/assessing-and-managing-chemicals-under-tsca/risk-management-cyclic-aliphatic-bromide-cluster-hbcd  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Sue Slotnick
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7404T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 566-1973
Email: slotnick.sue@epa.gov

Erik Winchester
Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Mail Code 7404T,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-6450
Email: winchester.erik@epa.gov