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How do I know if a chemical is subject to TSCA?
For purposes of regulation under TSCA, if a chemical is on the Inventory, the substance is considered an "existing" chemical substance in U.S. commerce. Any chemical that is not on the Inventory is considered a \u201cnew chemical substance.\u201d
What is a TSCA application?
Summary. The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 provides EPA with authority to require reporting, record-keeping and testing requirements, and restrictions relating to chemical substances and/or mixtures.
Who must certify TSCA?
Certification Statements. An importer's statement must certify either that the chemical shipment is: subject to TSCA and complies with all applicable rules and orders (positive certification) or that the chemical shipment is not subject to TSCA (negative certification)
How does the TSCA define a chemical substance?
TSCA defines a \u201cchemical substance\u201d as any organic or inorganic substance of a particular molecular identity, including any combination of these substances occurring in whole or in part as a result of a chemical reaction or occurring in nature, and any element or uncombined radical.
Why do I need to fill out a TSCA form?
The most common type of form is a Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) Certification for addressees located in the USA. This paperwork is required by the US Customs Office, usually for shipments including ink or some non-toxic paints (such as Gundam Markers).
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