Volume 87 Issue 26 | p. 22 | Concentrates
Issue Date: June 29, 2009

EPA Suspends Part Of Chemicals Program

Department: Government & Policy
News Channels: Environmental SCENE
Keywords: Risk Assessment, Chemicals Management, EPA

EPA has suspended the part of its Chemical Assessment & Management Program (ChAMP) that prioritized commercial compounds for possible regulatory action. Under the program, chemicals were divided into three categories: low priority, for compounds not presenting significant issues warranting EPA action; medium priority, for substances of potential concern whose likely risk could be determined with more exposure or hazard data; and high priority, for chemicals that may need regulation or more . . .

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