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EPA Makes Public Comprehensive Info on US Chemical Use

Posted in on Fri, Mar 1, 2013

EPA has released its 2012 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) information on more than 7,600 chemicals in commerce. The CDR database contains comprehensive use and exposure information on the most widely used chemicals in the US.  The CDR brings together information companies are now required to provide on chemicals used in children’s and other consumer products, along with reports on commercial applications and industrial uses of chemicals.  For the first time, EPA also required companies to substantiate confidentiality claims in order to ensure that as much information as possible is made available to the public.  http://yosemite.epa.gov/opa/admpress.nsf/d0cf6618525a9efb85257359003fb69d/22372fbe760c424085257b0f00686b31!OpenDocument

 

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