[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 71 (Tuesday, April 14, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Page 19982]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-08588]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2013-0677; FRL-9925-21]


Receipt of Test Data Under the Toxic Substances Control Act

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Chemical Substances and/or Mixtures

    Information about the following chemical substances and/or mixtures 
is provided in Unit IV.:
    A. Methanone, diphenyl- (CAS No. 119-61-9).
    B. Ethane, 1,1'-oxybis[2-chloro- (CAS No. 111-44-4).

II. Federal Register Publication Requirement

    Section 4(d) of TSCA (15 U.S.C. 2603(d)) requires EPA to publish a 
notice in the Federal Register reporting the 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 this Federal Register 
document that announces the receipt of data. Upon EPA's completion of 
its quality assurance review, the test data received will be added to 
the docket for the TSCA section 4 test rule that required the test 
data. Use the docket 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 this Federal Register document and the docket for 
each related TSCA section 4 test rule is available electronically at 
http://www.regulations.gov 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 http://www.epa.gov/dockets.

IV. Test Data Received

    This unit contains the information required by TSCA section 4(d) 
for the test data received by EPA.

A. Methanone, diphenyl- (CAS No. 119-61-9)

    1. Chemical Use(s): In hair mousse as a fixative for heavy 
perfumes; in making antihistamines, hypnotics, insecticides, and 
ultraviolet absorbers; in flavoring; as a polymerization inhibitor for 
styrene; and in industry product finishes.
    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 will be added to the docket 
for the applicable TSCA section 4 test rule and can be found by 
referencing the docket ID number provided. EPA reviews of test data 
will be added to the same docket upon completion.
    Aquatic Toxicity. The docket ID number assigned to this data is 
EPA-HQ-OPPT-2007-0531-0832.

B. Ethane, 1,1'-oxybis[2-chloro- (CAS No. 111-44-4)

    1. Chemical Use(s): Scavenges lead deposits in gasoline; an 
anesthetic; an acaricide; in the manufacture of medicines and 
pharmaceuticals; in an oil solution sprayed on corn silks to control 
earworms; as a general solvent; a selective solvent for production of 
high-grade lubricating oils; an intermediate and crosslinking agent in 
organic synthesis; textile scouring and cleansing in fulling compounds; 
in wetting and penetrating compounds; in paints, varnishes, lacquers, 
finish removers, spotting and dry cleaning; in soil fumigants.
    2. Applicable Test Rule: Chemical testing requirements for third 
group of high production volume chemicals (HIPV3), 40 CFR (799.5089).
    3. Test Data Received: The following listing describes the nature 
of the test data received. The test data will be added to the docket 
for the applicable TSCA section 4 test rule and can be found by 
referencing the docket ID number provided. EPA reviews of test data 
will be added to the same docket upon completion.
    Aquatic Toxicity (Algae). The docket ID number assigned to this 
data is EPA-HQ-OPPT-2009-0531-0112.

    Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.

    Dated: April 6, 2015.
Maria J. Doa,
Director, Chemical Control Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and 
Toxics.
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