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The Latest On: Toxics

June 27, 2022 | Legal Document

TCEQ Air Permit Petition

Petition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to issue a Title VI compliance review and a SIP (State Implementation Plan) Call to address the lack of environmental justice review and unlawful barriers to public participation in the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) air permitting program.

May 19, 2022 | Legal Document

Phthalates Abandonment Petition Response (May 2022)

In response to a food additive petition submitted by the Flexible Vinyl Alliance, the Food and Drug Administration is amending the food additive regulations to no longer provide for the use of 25 plasticizers in various food contact applications.

May 19, 2022 | Legal Document

Phthalates Info Request (May 2022)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is opening a docket to obtain data and information on the use of ortho-phthalates (or “phthalates”) for food contact applications. FDA is seeking scientific data and information on current uses, use levels, dietary exposure, and safety data of certain ortho-phthalates to support the review of the current use levels and safe use of these ortho-phthalates in food contact applications.