On June 20, 2013 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a regulatory information in the Federal Register proposing the addition of the nonylphenol category to section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). Nonylphenol and 4-nonylphenol are also authorized for food contact materials under the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21. The available production and use information indicates that chemicals of the nonylphenol category are used in quantities that would exceed the EPCRA section 313 reporting thresholds of 25,000 pounds of a substance manufactured or processed, or 10,000 pounds otherwise used.

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Federal Register Volume 78, Issue 119 (June 20, 2013)