Receipt of Test Data Under the Toxic Substances Control Act

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Receipt of Test Data Under the Toxic Substances Control Act


Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).




EPA is announcing its receipt of test data submitted pursuant to a test rule issued by EPA under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). As required by TSCA, this document identifies each chemical substance and/or mixture for which test data have been received; the uses or intended uses of such chemical substance and/or mixture; and describes the nature of the test data received. Each chemical substance and/or mixture related to this announcement is identified in Unit I. underSUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.

For Further Information Contact

For technical information contact: Kathy Calvo, Chemical Control Division (7405M), Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: (202) 564-8089; email address:

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

Supplementary Information

I. Chemical Substances and/or Mixtures

Information about the following chemical substances and/or mixtures is provided in Unit IV.: D-gluco-heptonic acid, monosodium salt, (2.xi.)-(CAS No. 31138-65-5).

II. Authority

Section 4(d) of TSCA (15 U.S.C. 2603(d)) requires EPA to publish a notice in theFederal Registerreportingthe receipt of test data submitted pursuant to test rules promulgated under TSCA section 4 (15 U.S.C. 2603).

III. Docket Information

A docket, identified by the docket identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0677, has been established for thisFederal Registerdocument that announces the receipt of data. The test data received have been added to the docket for the TSCA section 4 test rule that required the test data. Use the document ID number provided in Unit IV. to access the test data in the docket for the related TSCA section 4 test rule.

The docket for thisFederal Registerdocument and the docket for each related TSCA section 4 test rule is available electronically at or in person at the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics Docket (OPPT Docket), Environmental Protection Agency Docket Center (EPA/DC), West William Jefferson Clinton Bldg., Rm. 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading Room is (202) 566-1744, and the telephone number for the OPPT Docket is (202) 566-0280. Please review the visitor instructions and additional information about the docket available at

IV. Test Data Received

This unit contains the information required by TSCA section 4(d) for the test data D-gluco-heptonic acid, monosodium salt, (2.xi.) (CAS No. 31138-65-5)

1. Chemical Use(s): Organic salt used as a chelating agent in cosmetics, dairy cleaners, bottle cleaners, food contact paper and paperboard, manufacturing, metal cleaning, kier boiling, caustic boil-off, paint stripping, boiler water additive for food processing, and as an ingredient in aluminum etchant. This chemical is also used as a sequestrant, latex stabilizer, and in intravenous pharmaceuticals.

2. Applicable Test Rule: Chemical testing requirements for second group of high production volume chemicals (HPV2), 40 CFR 799.5087.

3. Test Data Received: The following listing describes the nature of the test data received. The test data have been added to the docket for the applicable TSCA section 4 test rule and can be found by referencing the document ID numbers provided. EPA reviews of test data will be added to the same docket upon completion.

Health Effect. Combined Repeat Dose Toxicity with Reproduction/Developmental Toxicity Screening Test. The document ID number assigned to this data is EPA-HQ-OPPT-2007-0531-0790.

List of Subjects

Environmental protection, Hazardous substances, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements.

Dated: June 10, 2014.
Maria J. Doa,
Director, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics.
[FR Doc. 2014-14245 Filed 6-17-14; 8:45 am]
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ID: EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0677-0004
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Date Posted: Jun 18, 2014
Federal Register Number: 2014-14245
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