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CAS Expands CHEMLIST

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CAS Expands CHEMLIST

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Three more lists of regulated substances were recently added to CHEMLIST, the regulated chemicals listing database produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS).

The first of the three, the New Jersey Right-to-Know Hazardous Substance List, includes approximately 3000 substances. This list, produced by the New Jersey Departments of Environmental Protection and Engergy and Health, designates substances that are considered hazardous and are, therefore, regulated under the New Jersey Worker and Community Right to Know Act.

The second, a list of marine pollutants, appeared in the Final Rule Amending the U.S. Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials Regulations. The Final Rule, which became effective January 1, 1993, regulates the commercial transportation of nearly 400 substances regarded as hazardous to aquatic environments.

The May 1993 version of the European List of Notified Chemical Substances (ELINCS) is the third addition to CHEMLIST. These 670 substances were announced up to June 30, 1992, in accordance with Article 6 of Directive 67/548 of the European Economic Community (EEC), as amended for the sixth time by Directive 79/831/EEC. …

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