Comments on TSCA Confidential Business Information Claims

On July 11, 2022, we submitted comments on the EPA-proposed rule for “Confidential Business Information (CBI) Claims Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).” Among other things, the proposed rule addresses the many new provisions in the 2016 Lautenberg amendments concerning the assertion, agency review, and treatment of confidentiality claims. We are generally supportive of all aspects of the proposed rule, including EPA’s proposal to organize/centralize most procedural requirements for asserting and maintaining confidential claims under TSCA, which will enable submitters to more clearly understand their responsibilities as well as the procedures that EPA will follow in reviewing and communicating on submissions.

Read the Comments.