Seminar ID: 111790

Significant Activity Follows US EPA’s TSCA Asbestos Risk Evaluation

Significant Activity Follows US EPA’s TSCA Asbestos Risk Evaluation

EPA’s asbestos risk evaluation will be the focus of much attention in 2021.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s December 2020 release of its risk evaluation for asbestos has created sizable attention and action, which will probably keep the courts and other interested parties quite busy for some time. This white paper reviews how asbestos was chosen as one of the first ten substances to be subject to risk evaluation and discusses the methods for prioritizing and evaluating a chemical substance’s risk to health and the environment.