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EPA/OCSPP RIN: 2070-AK99 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: ●TSCA Section 8(a) Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements for Asbestos 

This rulemaking, under the authority of section 8(a) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), would require the maintenance of records and submission to EPA: reports by manufacturers, importers and processors of asbestos and mixtures and articles containing asbestos (including as an impurity). The information sought includes data on the quantities of asbestos used in making products, employee exposure data, and waste disposal data. Reported information would be used by EPA and other Federal agencies in considering the regulation of asbestos.

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency(EPA)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 40 CFR 704   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2607(a)   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Judicial    11/18/2022 
NPRM  Judicial    03/18/2022 

Overall Description of Deadline: Deadlines established by Settlement Agreement.

Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  03/00/2022 
Final Rule  11/00/2022 
Additional Information: .
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Undetermined  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
Sectors Affected: 324 Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing; 325 Chemical 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 7406M,
Washington, DC 20460
Phone:202 564-8789
Fax:202 564-4775