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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter RPart 721Subpart E → §721.10696

Title 40: Protection of Environment
Subpart E—Significant New Uses for Specific Chemical Substances

§721.10696   Polyfluorinated alkyl thiol (generic).

(a) Chemical substances and significant new uses subject to reporting. (1) The chemical substances identified generically as polyfluorinated alkyl thiol (PMNs P-11-483 and P-11-528) are subject to reporting under this section for the significant new uses described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section.

(2) The significant new uses are:

(i) Hazard communication program. A significant new use of the substances is any manner or method of manufacture or processing associated with any use of the substances without providing risk notification as follows:

(A) If as a result of the test data required under the TSCA section 5(e) consent order for the substances, the employer becomes aware that the substances may present a risk of injury to human health or the environment, the employer must incorporate this new information, and any information on methods for protecting against such risk, into a MSDS as described in §721.72(c) within 90 days from the time the employer becomes aware of the new information. If the substance(s) are not being manufactured, processed, or used in the employer's workplace, the employer must add the new information to a MSDS before the substance(s) are reintroduced into the workplace.

(B) The employer must ensure that persons who will receive the PMN substance(s) from the employer, or who have received the PMN substance(s) from the employer within 5 years from the date the employer becomes aware of the new information described in paragraph (a)(2)(i)(A) of this section, are provided an MSDS containing the information required under paragraph (a)(2)(i)(A) of this section within 90 days from the time the employer becomes aware of the new information.

(ii) Industrial, commercial, and consumer activities. Requirements as specified in §721.80(k) (a significant new use is any use other than as allowed by the section 5(e) consent order which includes analysis and reporting and limitations of maximum impurity levels of certain fluorinated impurities), and (o) (use in a consumer product that could be spray applied).

(iii) Disposal. Requirements as specified in §721.85(a)(1) and (b)(1) (at a temperature of at least 1,000 degrees C with a minimum residence time of 2 seconds).

(iv) Release to water. Requirements as specified in §721.90(a)(1), (b)(1), and (c)(1), except for releases allowed by the section 5(e) the consent order .

(b) Specific requirements. The provisions of subpart A of this part apply to this section except as modified by this paragraph.

(1) Recordkeeping. Recordkeeping requirements as specified in §721.125(a), (b), (c), (d), (f), (h), (j) and (k) are applicable to manufacturers and processors of these substances.

(2) Limitations or revocation of certain notification requirements. The provisions of §721.185 apply to this section.

(3) Determining whether a specific use is subject to this section. The provisions of §721.1725(b)(1) apply to paragraph (a)(2)(ii) of this section.

[79 FR 8285, Feb. 12, 2014]

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