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28 new SIN List chemicals to start acting on

28 new SIN chemicals to start acting on

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Chemical producer to pay $1.4m penalty for US law violations

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice have announced that Dover Chemical Corporation has agreed to pay $1.4 million in civil penalties for the unauthorised manufacture of chemical substances. The settlement resolves violations of the US Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) pre-manufacture notice obligations for its production of various chlorinated paraffins. Dover Chemical produces the vast majority of the chlorinated products sold in the United States.

Read more at the US EPA website