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Regulatory Actions for Year 1982


Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

Notice Type Title Summary of Notice NTP Information Cited CASRN
Final Rule Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation CPSC final rule banning UF foam insulation in residences and schools.

April 02, 1982 -- 47 FR 14366
Statement by the Director of NIEHS that Formaldehyde is an animal carcinogen is cited in support of the ban. 50-00-0

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Notice Type Title Summary of Notice NTP Information Cited CASRN
Notice Acetonitrile EPA notice that testing by NTP and manufacturers is adequate and further testing under TSCA Section 4 is not warranted.

December 29, 1982 -- 47 FR 58020
NTP chronic and mutagenic effects testing, together with manufacturers' testing, make it unnecessary to require Section 4A testing. (TR-447) 75-05-8
Notice Pyridine EPA notice that testing under TSCA Section 4 is not warranted.

December 29, 1982 -- 47 FR 58031
Sufficient data have been or are being developed on Pyridine for carcinogenicity and chronic effects by the NTP. (TR-283) 110-86-1
Notice Hexachlorocyclopentadiene EPA notice that testing under TSCA Section 4 is not warranted.

December 29, 1982 -- 47 FR 58023
NTP is conducting a 2-year inhalation oncogenicity bioassay. (TR-437) 77-47-4
Notice Xylenes EPA notice that testing under TSCA Section 4 is not warranted.

December 16, 1982 -- 47 FR 56392
NTP cancer bioassay and teratogenicity study of mixed Xylenes. 1330-20-7
Notice Toluene EPA notice that a test rule under TSCA Section 4 is unnecessary because information from current and planned testing will be sufficient.

December 16, 1982 -- 47 FR 56391
NTP has completed a subchronic oral study and NTP/NCI carcinogenesis testing program is starting chronic studies. 108-88-3
Final Rule Asbestos EPA final rule requiring schools to identify friable asbestos-containing building materials, to maintain records, and to notify employees and PTA's.

May 27, 1982 -- 47 FR 23360
Reference to report on Amosite, Chrysotile, Crocidolite and nonfibrous Tremolite for NIEHS oral ingestion studies. 12001-28-4
12001-29-5
14567-73-8
1332-21-4
12172-73-5
Notice Chlorinated Paraffins EPA notice that testing under TSCA Section 4 is not being required because currently planned testing is sufficient.

January 08, 1982 -- 47 FR 1017
NTP bioassays of two chlorinated paraffin compounds. (TR-305) (TR-308) 108171-27-3
108171-26-2

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Notice Type Title Summary of Notice NTP Information Cited CASRN
Other Carcinogenic Chemicals in Food and Color Additives FDA ANPR on setting a policy for regulating use of food and color additives containing carcinogens.

April 02, 1982 -- 47 FR 14464
Reference to NIEHS report on species to species comparison of carcinogenicity data.