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February 17, 2016

Volume 17 Issue 52

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Chlorinated Paraffin Comments Due to EPA

Feb. 22 is the deadline for submitting comments and more data for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ongoing preliminary risk assessment of medium- and long-chain chlorinated paraffins. The risk assessment forms the bulwark that supports EPA’s impending ban on manufacture and import of MCCPs and LCCPs, slated for implementation by “mid-2017.” For more information, read the Dec. 30 Lube Report article, “EPA Reveals its Thinking on Chlorinated Paraffins.”