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Economic Analysis for the Proposed Section 4 Test Rule for c-Pentabromodiphenyl Ether, c-Octabromodiphenyl Ether, and c-Decabromodiphenyl Ether.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing a chemical test rule under section 4(a)(1)(A) of the Toxic Substances Control Act that applies to three commercial mixtures of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs): c-pentrabromodiphenyl ether (c-pentaBDE), c-octabromodiphenyl ether (c-octaBDE), and c-decabromodiphenyl ether (c-decaBDE), and would require manufacturers, importers and processors to conduct testing on these mixtures. This report estimates the costs and benefits of the proposed test rule.

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2010
P.2010.39
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics
Office Suboffice:
Office of Economic and Policy Analysis
Office Division:
Economics Exposure and Technology Division
EPA Author:
Lehman, Timothy
Document Type:
Economic Impact Assessment
Contractors:
Abt Associates Inc.
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
47

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