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TSCA Inventory Status of Nanoscale Substances - General Approach


By csep - Posted on 25 August 2010

TitleTSCA Inventory Status of Nanoscale Substances - General Approach
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2007
Corporate AuthorsEnvironmental Protection Agency
Pagination7 p.
Date PublishedJuly, 2007
PublisherEnvironmental Protection Agency
TypeGuidance paper
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

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.

URLhttp://epa.gov/oppt/nano/nmsp-inventorypaper.pdf