EPA has amended certain reporting requirements that were promulgated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to require the use electronic reporting. EPA is promulgating amendments to reporting requirements under TSCA section 4 (including test rules and Enforceable Consent Agreements (ECAs)), TSCA section 5, TSCA section 8(a) Preliminary Analysis Information Rule (PAIR) at 40 CFR part 712, and TSCA section 8(d) Health and Safety Data Reporting Rules at 40 CFR part 716.
EPA is extending the TSCA section 5 electronic reporting requirements to Notice of Commencements (NOCs) and support documents (e.g., correspondence, amendments, and test data) relating to TSCA section 5 notices submitted to EPA prior to April 6, 2010, the effective date of the TSCA Section 5 Premanufacture and Significant New Use Notification Electronic Reporting; Revisions to Notification Regulations. Previously, follow-up submissions for TSCA section 5 notices submitted before that date were not subject to electronic reporting requirements.
This final rule was proposed in the Federal Register on April 17, 2012 and the final rule is effective March 4, 2014.