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Regulatory Actions for Year 1987

Year Agency Title CASRN
1987 FDA
Cancer-Causing Residues in Edible Products of Food-Producing Animals

FDA final rule on procedures and criteria to ensure absence of such residues in animals to which drugs, food additives, or color additives have been administered.

NTP Information Cited
References to NTP report on chemical carcinogenesis testing and evaluation.

  • Type: Final Rule
  • December 31, 1987
  • 52 FR 49572
1987 EPA
Polyamine-epichlorohydrin

FDA final rule amending food additive regulations concerning paper and paperboard components.

NTP Information Cited
Reference to NCI/NTP bioassay of 1,2-dichloroethane. (TR-055)

  • Type: Final Rule
  • December 10, 1987
  • 52 FR 46744
107-06-2
1987 EPA

CPSC statement of enforcement policy for household products containing methylene chloride.

NTP Information Cited
NTP inhalation bioassay showed clear evidence of carcinogenicity in female rats and male and female mice. (TR-306)

  • Type: Notice
  • September 14, 1987
  • 52 FR 34698
75-09-2
1987 OSHA
Benzene

OSHA final rule revising existing occupational standard to reduce PEL (Permissible Exposure Limit) from 10 ppm to 8-hr TWA (time weighted average) of 1 ppm and short-term exposure limit of 5 ppm.

NTP Information Cited
NTP 2-year inhalation bioassay; TR-289

  • Type: Final Rule
  • September 11, 1987
  • 52 FR 34460
71-43-2
1987 EPA
2-Ethylhexanol

EPA final rule to require a 2-year oncogenicity bioassay under TSCA Section 4.

NTP Information Cited
Reference to studies of 2-Ethylhexanol supported by NIEHS.

  • Type: Final Rule
  • August 03, 1987
  • 52 FR 28698
104-76-7
1987 EPA
Butyl Benzyl Phthalate

EPA proposed rule to delete this chemical from SARA Section 313 list of chemicals for which release reporting is required.

NTP Information Cited
NTP bioassay results constitute equivocal evidence of carcinogenicity. (TR-213)

  • Type: Proposed Rule
  • July 20, 1987
  • 52 FR 27226
85-68-7
1987 EPA
Ethylene Bisdithiocarbamate (EBDC)

EPA notice of initiation of special review to determine whether regulatory action is required.

NTP Information Cited
NTP is currently conducting an oncogenicity study of ETU, a common contaminant, degradation product, and metabolite of EBDC. (TR-388)

  • Type: Notice
  • July 17, 1987
  • 52 FR 27172
96-45-7
1987 EPA
1,2,4,5-Tetrachlorobenzene

EPA final rule modifying the test substance purity requirements under TSCA Section 4.

NTP Information Cited
NTP-identified test material having 99+% purity not available to manufacturers.

  • Type: Final Rule
  • July 15, 1987
  • 52 FR 26477
95-94-3
1987 EPA
8 Volatile Synthetic Organic Chemicals (VOC's)

EPA final rule for National Primary Drinking Water Regulations setting maximum contaminant levels and monitoring requirements for 8 VOC's under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).

NTP Information Cited
NTP chronic bioassay of rats and mice showed clear evidence of carcinogenicity of para-dichlorobenzene, TR-319.

  • Type: Final Rule
  • July 08, 1987
  • 52 FR 25690
106-46-7
1987 EPA
Drinking Water

EPA notice of 7 substituted contaminants on SDWA list of 83 contaminants.

NTP Information Cited
Dibromomethane (proposed for removal from list) is being considered for NTP testing. Ethylbenzene (proposed for addition to list) is being tested by NTP.

  • Type: Notice
  • July 08, 1987
  • 52 FR 25720
100-41-4
106-93-4
1987 EPA
Fluoroalkenes

EPA final rule to require testing under TSCA Section 4.

NTP Information Cited
NTP subchronic inhalation study of vinylidene fluoride.

  • Type: Final Rule
  • June 08, 1987
  • 52 FR 21516
75-38-7
1987 EPA
Polyhalogenated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and Dibenzofurans (HDD and HDF)

EPA final rule under TSCA to require testing for certain chemicals for HDD/HDF contamination.

NTP Information Cited
Decabromodiphenyl Oxide, in grade used in NTP research, is exempt from this rule because NTP studies showed equivocal evidence of carcinogenicity in male mice and no evidence in female mice. (TR-309)

  • Type: Final Rule
  • June 05, 1987
  • 52 FR 21412
1163-19-5
1987 EPA
11-Aminoundecanoic Acid

EPA final rule promulgating a significant new use rule under TSCA Section 5.

NTP Information Cited
NTP bioassay showed limited evidence of carcinogenicity in animals. (TR-216)

  • Type: Final Rule
  • May 28, 1987
  • 52 FR 19860
2432-99-7
1987 FDA
Indirect Food Additives

FDA final rule allowing use of an additive to paper products which come into contact with food, although the additive may contain minute amounts of methylene chloride as a byproduct of its production.

NTP Information Cited
NTP-supported study of methylene chloride showed carcinogenicity in male and female mice. TR-306.

  • Type: Final Rule
  • May 27, 1987
  • 52 FR 19722
75-09-2
1987 EPA
Cyclohexane

EPA proposed rule on test standards and requirements under TSCA Section 4.

NTP Information Cited
Reference to study of cyclohexane supported by NIEHS.

  • Type: Proposed Rule
  • May 20, 1987
  • 52 FR 19096
110-82-7
1987 EPA
2,4,5-Trichlorophenol

EPA notice of intent to cancel registration as active ingredient for all uses.

NTP Information Cited
References to several NTP studies of 2,3,7,8-TCDD, a contaminant of 2,4,5-TCP. (TR-209)

  • Type: Notice
  • April 29, 1987
  • 52 FR 15549
1746-01-6
1987 EPA
P-Dichlorobenzene

EPA proposed rule to regulate p-dichlorobenzene as a probable human carcinogen under the Safe Drinking Water Act by amending the Maximum Contaminant Level Goal (MCLG).

NTP Information Cited
Based upon the results of the above studies and specifically the conclusions of the NTP report (bioassay of p-dichlorobenzene), EPA is proposing to amend the MCLG. TR-319.

  • Type: Proposed Rule
  • April 17, 1987
  • 52 FR 12876
106-46-7
1987 EPA
8 Polybrominated Biphenyls (PBB's) and Tris

EPA final rule promulgating a significant new use rule under TSCA Section 5.

NTP Information Cited
Reference to NTP bioassay of polybrominated biphenyl mixture. TR-244.

  • Type: Final Rule
  • January 26, 1987
  • 52 FR 2699
67774-32-7
1987 EPA
Penta­chloro­phenol

EPA notice of decision to cancel registrations for all products containing penta­chloro­phenol for all non-wood uses except pulp/paper mill, oil well operations, and cooling tower uses.

NTP Information Cited
EPA requested that NTP reexamine female rat liver lesions from NCI study.

  • Type: Notice
  • January 21, 1987
  • 52 FR 2282
87-86-5