Q: My partner and i want to introduce new paint in usa. Question is if it needs to be subjected to any standardized test
Section 5 of Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) mandates anyone who plans to manufacture or import a new chemical substance for a non-exempt commercial purpose to provide the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with prior notice. This pre-manufacture notice, or PMN, must be submitted at least 90 days prior to the manufacture or import of the chemical. Manufacturers and importers must also comply with other TSCA regulations that may impose certain reporting and testing requirements and restrictions, such as Significant New Use Rules (Snurs). The EPA is the responsible agency for enforcing TSCA regulations.
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