Perfluoroalkyl Sulfonates and Long-Chain Perfluoroalkyl Carboxylate Chemical Substances Used as Part of Carpets; Proposed Significant New Use Rule

Docket ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0268
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA is proposing to amend a significant new use rule (SNUR) for perfluoroalkyl sulfonate (PFAS) chemical substances, and is also proposing a SNUR for long-chain perfluoroalkyl carboxylate (LCPFAC) chemical substances. This action would require persons subject to these SNURs to notify EPA at least 90 days before commencing any significant new use.
RIN: Not Assigned
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): PFOA, PFOS, PFAS, PFC, LCPFC, LCPFAC, perfluorooctanoic acid, perfluorooctyl sulfonate, perfluorinated, perfluoroalkyl carboxylate, perfluoroalkyl sulfonate
Type: Rulemaking
Location: HQ-OPPT

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Oct 15, 2012 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 08/15/2012
ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0268-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 10/22/2013
ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0268-0034

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/02/2014
ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0268-0039
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/04/2014
ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0268-0038
Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 10/22/2013
ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0268-0037


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Comments Received*
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