In May, Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) was ordered to pay a $13.75 million civil penalty for violations to the Toxic Substances Control Act. According to a press release from the Environmental Protection Agency, this was the largest penalty ever ordered for TSCA violations.
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On March 27, 2013, EPA announced the list of 23 chemicals it will begin assessing in 2013, including 20 flame retardant chemicals.
Those in the world of Chemistry and Chemical Manufacturing are hoping that 2013 is the year that the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) will be modernized. Updates to TSCA would reflect five years of work by organizations such as the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) to ensure workplace and environmental safety in terms of toxic substances.