The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the final revision to the Risk Determination for perchloroethylene as a whole chemical substance under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). This revised Risk Determination concludes that perchloroethylene presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health and supersedes the previous condition of use-specific no unreasonable risk determinations of the December 2020 perchloroethylene Risk Evaluation. Additionally this risk determination does not assume the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). EPA will next propose regulations to address unreasonable risks perchloroethylene poses to human health and the environment.
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