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Regulatory Actions for Year 1981

Year Agency Title CASRN
1981 EPA
Benzidine, o-Tolidine, o-Dianisidine

EPA notice that testing under TSCA Section 4 is not required due to adequacy of current testing programs of NTP and other federal agencies.

NTP Information Cited
Current and planned testing by NTP cited.

  • Type: Notice
  • November 05, 1981
  • 46 FR 55004
1981 EPA
Alkyl Phthalate and Benzyl Butyle Phthalate

EPA notice of preliminary decision not to require testing under TSCA, following receipt of CMA testing proposal.

NTP Information Cited
NTP conducting mutagenicity, oncogenicity, and reproductive and mitochondrial effects studies of various alkyl phthalate esters.

  • Type: Other
  • October 30, 1981
  • 46 FR 53775
1981 CPSC
Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation

CPSC proposed rule to ban manufacture or sale in the US.

NTP Information Cited
NIEHS participation on Task Force to verify findings concerning carcinogenicity of urea formaldehyde.

  • Type: Proposed Rule
  • February 05, 1981
  • 46 FR 11188