CBP proposes to revise TSCA certification regulations for importing chemicals

Agency will accept comments through September 28

Posted September 7, 2016

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is proposing to amend its regulations (19 CFR Parts 12 and 127) regarding the requirement to file a Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) certification when importing into the customs territory of the United States chemicals in bulk form or as part of mixtures and articles containing a chemical or mixture.

The proposed regulations include an electronic option for filing TSCA certifications, consistent with the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006. CBP is also proposing to clarify and add certain definitions, and to eliminate the paper-based blanket certification process.

CBP will accept comments on or before September 28, 2016. You may submit comments, identified by docket number USCBP-2016-0056, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal.

Read the entire rule on the U.S. Government Publishing Office website.

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