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Compliance Monitoring Strategy for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

This Compliance Monitoring Strategy for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) covers compliance monitoring for the following TSCA program (or “focus”) areas:

  • TSCA New and Existing Chemicals (TSCA NEC), also known as Core TSCA;
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs);
  • Asbestos, including the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), Worker Protection Rule (WPR), and Model Accreditation Program (MAP) 2, 3 ; and
  • Lead-based Paint (LBP).

This guidance is implemented through the annual National Program Managers Guidance that defines program priorities, implementation strategies and regional performance measures negotiated with EPA regional offices.

Issued September 16, 2011

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Strategic Approach for TSCA Compliance Monitoring
III. Organization, Leadership, and Implementation of the National TSCA Compliance Monitoring Program
IV. Strategic Use of Resources

V. Program Elements


A.  Acronyms and Generic Terms              
B.  New and Existing Chemicals Program  
C.  PCB Program  
D.  Asbestos Program  
E.  Lead-based Paint Program  
F.  Lead-based Paint  Program  Resources
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