Pre-Conference Regulatory Workshop

Regulatory TSCA Pre-Conference Workshop

If your company imports, stores, repackages, processes, uses, or disposes of chemicals, you are subject to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). NACD presented an in-depth Pre-Conference Regulatory TSCA Workshop on Wednesday, August 11, just before the start of ChemEdge 2021.


Thank you to our Regulatory Workshop sponsor: Brainerd Chemical Company, Inc.!

Registration has now closed! Thank you to everyone who attended!


Review the newest NACD Responsible Distribution® program updates, including the recent enhancements to the Responsible Distribution Dashboard, as we launch the 7th Cycle.

Wednesday, August 11, 2021
8:00-8:15 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jennifer Gibson, NACD Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

8:15-9:15 AM

Introduction to TSCA

Dr. Richard Engler, Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.


This session included an overview of the key sections of TSCA, including jurisdictional limits, important terms and definitions and how the sections fit together in an overall TSCA framework.

9:15 10:00 AM

TSCA Inventory – Cornerstone to TSCA Compliance

Dr. Richard Engler, Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.


A chemical’s identity and status on the TSCA Inventory dictates whether the chemical can be manufactured, imported, or used in the U.S. This session covered how to access the most current inventory and will review exemptions from Inventory listing. As part of this session, we also conducted an overview of on the new chemical notification process and EPA’s review.

10:00-10:15 AM


10:15-11:15 AM

Regulations on Existing Chemicals

Dr. Richard Engler, Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.


We conducted a deep dive into how existing chemicals may be regulated, including Section 4 test rules, Section 8 data call-in rules, Section 5 Significant New Use Rules (SNUR), and Section 6 existing chemicals rules.

11:15 AM-12:00 PM

What’s Coming Up Next

Dr. Richard Engler, Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.


This session highlighted upcoming events or activities anticipated within the next several months, with a focus on how the Biden Administration has and may approach TSCA actions taken by the previous administration, EPA’s anticipated proposed rule on new chemical procedures, the revised TSCA fees rule, current test orders, and the ongoing risk evaluations.

12:00-12:45 PM


12:45-1:45 PM

TSCA Audit

Dr. Richard Engler, Director of Chemistry, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.


The training session closed out with an overview of critical TSCA requirements and how to implement the learnings from the TSCA training to conduct a mock EPA TSCA audit within your facility as an exercise to ensure regulatory compliance is being properly addressed.

1:45-2:00 PM

Final Questions and Wrap-Up



Diamond Corporate Sponsors
& Strategic Partners

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Platinum Corporate &
NACD Program Sponsor



Platinum Corporate

Chemformation SkyBitz 

Gold Corporate


Platinum Event

BarentzBrenntag Harcros Univar

Gold Event

Azelis Brainerd Chemisphere lbb Superior

Silver Event

 chemgroup   chemserv   Lintech Norfox PVS sealand  webb   whitaker


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