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Nonanimal Chemical Testing Proposal Imminent, EPA Says

Feb. 28, 2018, 9:55 PM

The EPA next week will release a proposal to incorporate more data from nonanimal tests to predict health and environmental effects of chemical exposure, a senior agency official said Feb. 28.

The amended Toxic Substances Control Act requires the Environmental Protection Agency to develop a final strategy for nonanimal tests by June 22.

“It’ll be out next week,” said EPA’s Louis “Gino” Scarano, who is managing the development of the strategy, said during the American Chemistry Council’s annual Global Chemical Regulations Conference in Washington.

The strategy will show how the agency and chemical makers would incorporate information ...