There are many resources available to small business owners to help in the process of identifying, managing and complying with laws and regulations that apply to chemical businesses and chemical manufacturers.
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Emergency Management for Small Businesses
Provides information on complying with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) regulations, which help you prevent, prepare for, and respond to environmental emergencies, including chemical releases and oil spills.
About Chemicals, Hazardous Substances, and Oil
Provides links to information about chemicals.
Chemical Safety Information, Site Security and Fuels Regulatory Relief Act
Explains how facilities should report Risk Management Plans under the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 112(r).
Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA)
Provides links to information about the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act.
Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical Testing Regulations
Explains how the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) gives the EPA authority to issue data development regulations that require manufacturers and processors of existing chemicals to test their chemicals for health and environmental effects.
Chemical and Biological Agents: Import and Export FAQs
Provides answers from the Department of Commerce to commonly asked questions about licensing requirements for importing and exporting chemical and biological agencies.
Introduction to the Chemical Import Requirements of the TSCA
Provides guidance to assist regulated entities to understand their obligations related to imports under the TSCA.
Provides information about regulating biopesticides.
EPA Establishment Number for Pesticide Producers and Distributors
Lists questions and answers concerning the establishment registration for producers, repackagers, and relabelers of pesticides or pesticide devices.
Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodentcide Act (FIFRA) Good Laboratory Practices
Gives the EPA's responses to several questions in order to help clarify the Good Laboratory Practices Standards (GLPS) rule.
Illegal Pesticide Products
Offers an overview of illegal pesticide products.
Pesticide Compliance and Enforcement
Provides pesticide-specific compliance and enforcement information.
Pesticide Establishment Registration and Reporting FAQs
Lists the EPA's answers to commonly asked questions for individuals required to register their establishment and file a report on pesticide production.
Pesticide Fact Sheets
Offers a collection of fact sheets containing general and chemical-specific information.
Pesticides FAQs (General)
Contains frequently asked questions about complying with pesticide regulations.
Provides a guide to the regulation of pesticides in the U.S.