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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter RPart 721Subpart E → §721.11223


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 721—SIGNIFICANT NEW USES OF CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES
Subpart E—Significant New Uses for Specific Chemical Substances


§721.11223   Sodium branched chain alkyl hydroxyl and branched chain alkenyl sulfonates (generic).

(a) Chemical substance and significant new uses subject to reporting. (1) The chemical substance identified generically as sodium branched chain alkyl hydroxyl and branched chain alkenyl sulfonates (PMN P-16-186) is 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) Protection in the workplace. Requirements as specified in §721.63(a)(1), (2)(i) and (iv), (3), (6)(v) and (vi) (particulate), (b) (concentration set at 1.0%), and (c). When determining which persons are reasonable likely to be exposed as required for §721.63(a)(1), engineering control measures (e.g., enclosure or confinement of the operation, general and local ventilation) or administrative control measures (e.g., workplace policies and procedures) shall be considered and implemented to prevent exposures, where feasible.

(ii) Hazard communication. Requirements as specified in §721.72 (a) through (e) (concentration set at 1.0%), (f), (g)(1)(i), (ii) and (ix) (eye irritation), (2)(i) and (v) (eye protection), (4)(i) through (iii), and (5). Alternative hazard and warning statements that meet the criteria of the Globally Harmonized System and OSHA Hazard Communication Standard may be used.

(iii) Industrial, commercial, and consumer activities. Requirements as specified in §721.80(k). It is a significant new use to manufacture, process or use of the substance in a manner that results in inhalation exposure to vapor, dust, spray, mist, or aerosol.

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

(1) Recordkeeping. Recordkeeping requirements as specified in §721.125 (a) through (i) are applicable to manufacturers and processors of this substance.

(2) Limitations or revocation of certain notification requirements. The provisions of §721.185 apply to this significant new use rule.

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

[84 FR 66604, Dec. 5, 2019]

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