Chemical Risk Management Issues
Comments & Testimony
Testimony of Beth D. Bosley, President, Boron Specialties, LLC, before the U.S. House of Representatives, Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy On “Title I of the Toxic Substances Control Act: Understanding its History and Reviewing its Impact”; June 13, 2013.
Comments to United States Trade Representative on Promoting U.S. and E.C. Regulatory Compatibility; October 31, 2012.
Letter to Senators in the 112th Congress from industry coalition supporting bipartisan efforts to reform Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA); August 21, 2012.
Letter to EPA requesting a 90 day extension to the Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule submission period; May 29, 2012.
Letter to Senators Barbara Boxer and James Inhofe regarding the November 17, 2011 Full and Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health Joint Legislative Hearing on the Safe Chemicals Act
Comments on Proposed Rule on Certain High Production Volume Chemicals; Test Rule and Significant New Use Rule; Fourth Group of Chemicals; October 21, 2011.
Letter to Senators Frank Lautenberg and James Inhofe regarding the February 3, 2011 Senate Environment & Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health hearing entitled, “Assessing the Effectiveness of U.S. Chemical Safety Laws”.
Comments on EPA's Role in Advancing Sustainable Products; Notice; September 16, 2010.
Comments on Proposed Rule on TSCA Inventory Update Reporting Modifications; August 13, 2010.
Comments on Notice on Claims of Confidentiality of Certain Chemical Identities Contained in Health and Safety Studies and Data from Health and Safety Studies Submitted under the Toxic Substances Control Act; May 27, 2010.
Testimony of Beth D. Bosley, President of Boron Specialties, on behalf of SOCMA regarding H.R. 5820, the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010 before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, July 29, 2010.
Testimony of Beth D. Bosley, Managing Director for Boron Specialties, on behalf of SOCMA regarding Business Perspectives on Reforming US Chemical Safety Laws before the Senate Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics, and Environmental Health, March 9, 2010.
Letter to Senators Barbara Boxer and James Inhofe regarding the February 4, 2010 Senate Environmental & Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Toxics and Environmental Health hearing entitled, "Current Science on Public Exposures to Toxic Chemicals."
Testimony of Beth D. Bosley, Managing Director for Boron Specialties, on behalf of SOCMA regarding Prioritizing Chemicals for Safety Determination before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, November 17, 2009.
Testimony of Jim DeLisi, President of Fanwood Chemical, on behalf of SOCMA regarding Revisiting the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection, February 26, 2009.
Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson on SOCMA’s Position on TSCA Reform; February 23, 2009.
Comments on Proposed Rule on TSCA Section 5 Premanufacture and Significant New Use Notification Electronic Reporting; Revisions to Notification Regulations; December 22, 2008.
Comments on the Chemical Assessment and Management Program (ChAMP) proposed enhancements, the TSCA Inventory Reset and Inorganic High Production Volume Challenge Programs; Notice of Public Hearing; December 8, 2008.
Testimony of Jim DeLisi, President of Fanwood Chemical, on behalf of SOCMA regarding TSCA Reform and Opposition to a U.S. REACH-type regulatory system before the full Senate Committee on Environment & Public Works, April 29, 2008.
Comments on Export Notification, Proposed Change to Reporting Requirements; April 10, 2006
Comments on Chemical Regulation: Approaches in the United States, Canada, and the European Union; November 4, 2005
Testimony of Chris Bagley of DanChem Technologies before the House Government Reform Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs on behalf of SOCMA. Impact of Regulation on U.S. Manufacturers: Spotlight on the EPA; September 28, 2005
What Members Are Saying…
“Compared to many other associations, SOCMA is much more of a working organization. The staff is very proactive and on top of issues. But equally important is the level of participation from members. People come to SOCMA to really take part and to try to address the issues.”
Vice President, Marketing
Dixie Chemical Company