Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
40 CFR Part 770
[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0018; FRL-9397-2]
RIN 2070-AJ92

Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products; Extension of Comment Period

Agency

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

Action

Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

Summary

EPA issued a proposed rule in theFederal Registerof June 10, 2013, concerning formaldehyde emissions standards for composite wood products. After receiving requests for an extension, EPA extended the comment period from August 9, 2013, to September 9, 2013. EPA received additional comments and believes it is appropriate to further extend the comment period in order to givestakeholders additional time to assess the impacts of the proposal, review technical documents in the docket, and prepare comments. This document extends the comment period from September 9, 2013, to October 9, 2013.

Dates

Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0018, must be received on or before October 9, 2013.

Addresses

Follow the detailed instructions as provided underADDRESSESin theFederal Registerdocument of June 10, 2013.

For Further Information Contact

For technical information contact: Cindy Wheeler, National Program Chemicals Division (7404T), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 566-0484; email address: wheeler.cindy@epa.gov.

For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 554-1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@epa.gov.

Supplementary Information

This document extends the public comment period established in theFederal Registerof July 23, 2013 (78 FR 44089) (FRL-9394-1). EPA is hereby extending the comment period, which was set to end on September 9, 2013, to October 9, 2013.

To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the detailed instructions as provided underADDRESSESin the June 10, 2013 (78 FR 34820) (FRL-9342-3),Federal Registerdocument. If you have questions, consult the technical person listed underFOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 770

Environmental protection, Formaldehyde, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Toxic substances, Wood.

Dated: August 15, 2013.
Louise P. Wise,
Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2013-20414 Filed 8-20-13; 8:45 am]
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Comment Period Closed
ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0018-0511
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Date Posted: Aug 21, 2013
RIN: 2070-AJ92
CFR: 40 CFR Part 770
Federal Register Number: 2013-20414
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