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Comparison TSCA Proposals on Schedule for Implementation

House Senate
Must designate in 2 years “PBT chemicals of concern” and issue a rule within 2 years after. Active/Inactive reporting within 1 year; known carcinogens and PBTs get preference for high priority designations within 1 year after.
Initiate 10 risk evaluations per year (subject to appropriations) Initiate 20 high and 20 low priority assessments within 3 years, increasing to 25 within 5 years
Complete risk evaluations in 3 years or 2 years for third party request; 2 year extension possible Safety determination must be completed within 3 years
Final § 6 rule must be issued within 2 years after risk evaluation is completed Final § 6 rule must be completed 2 years after safety determination is made, 2 year extension possible