Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

The United States (US) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has authority to regulate new and existing chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). Exponent’s chemists, toxicologists, ecotoxicologists, and environmental and exposure assessment professionals have a wide-range of experience in managing complex projects, and have the technical and regulatory expertise to assist clients with TSCA requirements.

With its broad experience base, Exponent is also well suited in understanding the relationship between TSCA and other regulations governing consumer products, pesticides, foods, drugs, and cosmetics.


TSCA New Chemical Support:

  • Premanufacturing Notifications (PMN) and Low Volume Exemption (LVE) preparation and submissions (including electronic filing and consolidated PMNs)
  • Modeling using Sustainable Futures Tools
  • Notice of Commencement (NOC) preparation
  • Polymer Exemption assessment and documentation
  • Joint Significant New Alternatives Policy (SNAP)-TSCA applications

TSCA Existing Chemical Support:

  • Support of HPV chemicals
  • Chemical Data Reporting (CDR)
  • Significant New Use Notifications (SNUNs)
  • Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) interpretations
  • Import/Export Notifications
  • Adverse Effect/Event Reporting
  • TSCA compliance interpretations
  • Test Rules

TSCA Reform:

  • Assessing EPA Work Plan Chemicals
  • Understanding current and future changes to TSCA

Areas of Chemical Expertise:

  • Polymers
  • Monomers
  • Fragrance ingredients
  • Surfactants
  • Catalysts
  • Pesticide inerts and pesticide intermediates
  • Solvents
  • Amines
  • Acetals
  • Vinyl Esters



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