On March 28, 2024, EPA issued a final rule under TSCA to address to the extent necessary the unreasonable risk of injury to health presented by chrysotile asbestos based on the risks posed by certain COUs. 89 Fed. Reg. 21970. The final rule will be effective May 28, 2024. This rule is not just about asbestos; it reflects how EPA will manage risks for existing chemical substances EPA identifies as high-priority substances under TSCA Section 6. For more information on the final rule and our insightful commentary, please read the full memorandum.

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