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TSCA Inventory Status of Nanoscale Substances - General Approach
|Title||TSCA Inventory Status of Nanoscale Substances - General Approach|
|Year of Publication||2007|
|Corporate Authors||Environmental Protection Agency|
|Date Published||July, 2007|
|Publisher||Environmental Protection Agency|
Guidance paper by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency outlining its approach to determine when a nanoscale substance is a "new chemical" for the purposes of the Toxic Substances Control Act. Under this papers suggestions the EPA will classify a nanoscale substances as "new" if it has a different molecular identity then substances already on the Inventory, rather then by size of the particle.