An Introduction into the Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) (2 Hours)
(TSCA 101)

TSCA is a broad-ranging federal environmental statute affecting not only chemical manufacturers but also companies that use, process, distribute, import, and export chemical products as well. The course is an overview TSCA’s key provisions, including requirements for Premanufacture Notification (PMN), testing, and regulation of chemicals, as well as recordkeeping and reporting requirements. It discusses critical provisions that determine when

Highlights of the course are:

  • Sorting Through TSCA Exclusions and Exemptions
  • Understanding the PMN Review Process
  • Options to Respond to Proposed Regulations for New and Existing Chemicals
  • Import Certification and Export Notification
  • IUR and 8(e) Reporting
  • TSCA regulations for Lead, PCBs, and Asbestos

Learning Objectives

The course provides students with a basic understanding of major propositions of TSCA that are currently in place. After the completion of course, the students will be able to:

  • Define terminology used. Identify major laws/regulations regulating the marketing of chemical products and the control of chemicals in the environment
  • Identify agencies/authorities responsible for the enforcement of these laws/regulations
  • Describe the goals and objectives of specific laws/regulation 
    s presented
  • Identify the role that costs, health risks, societal concerns, economical impact and other modifying factors play in the process of regulating chemicals
  • Describe how toxicological data is utilized/required in the chemical regulatory process
  • Identify and access internet and other sources providing information on the toxicity and regulation of chemicals

Cost: US$ 79.99