Implications Of EPA Rule On Cadmium In Consumer Products

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 12:41 PM EST) -- A recent announcement from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency indicates the agency’s continued willingness to play a role in regulating consumer products on the basis of chemical content. The EPA has released a final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) § 8(d) rule that will require manufacturers of cadmium or cadmium compounds and those who import cadmium or cadmium compounds, including products (i.e., “articles”) that contain those substances, to report certain unpublished health and safety studies to the EPA when the substances have been or are reasonably...
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