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IRS Issues Procedures to Modify the List of Substances Subject to the Superfund Tax

USA - June 29 2022 As reported in our May 19, 2022, memorandum, the Superfund Excise tax on certain chemical substances was reinstated beginning on July 1, 2022, under…

EPA Requests Public Nominations Of Experts To Review New Chemicals Research Program

USA - June 16 2022 On May 27, 2022, EPA announced that it is seeking nominations for technical experts to serve as Special Government Employees (SGE) to participate in…

TSCA NCC Submits Comments On OSTP’s RFI On Sustainable Chemistry

USA - June 14 2022 On June 2, 2022, TSCA NCC submitted comments in response to the Office of Science and Technology Policy’s (OSTP) Request for Information (RFI) related…

EPA Proposes To Update CBI Requirements Under TSCA

USA - June 9 2022 On May 12, 2022, EPA published a proposed rule relating to the assertion and maintenance of confidential business information (CBI) claims under TSCA…

TSCA NCC Submits Comments On EPA’s New Chemicals Collaborative Research Program

USA - June 7 2022 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on February 25, 2022, the proposed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) New Chemicals…

EPA Announces Winners of the 2022 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

USA - June 6 2022 On June 6, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the winners of the 2022 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. EPA states that…

DOE Issues “Scale-Up Of Integrated Biorefineries” FOA To Accelerate Biofuels And Bioproducts Production

USA - June 3 2022 On June 1, 2022, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a funding opportunity announcement (FOA) titled “Scale-Up of Integrated Biorefineries.”…

EPA Activates Emergency Viral Pathogen Guidance for Monkeypox Virus

USA - June 1 2022 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on May 26, 2022, that on Monday, May 23, 2022, it has activated its Emerging Viral Pathogen…

ISO Publishes Standard on Characterization of CNT and CNF Aerosols for Inhalation Toxicity Tests

Global - May 26 2022 The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) recently published ISO/TR 23463:2022, “Nanotechnologies — Characterization of carbon nanotube…

University Of Groningen And University Of Graz Scientists Create A Molecular Motor From Lignocellulose

USA - May 23 2022 On April 9, 2022, researchers from the University of Groningen’s Stratingh Institute for Chemistry and the Department of Chemistry, Organic and…