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How EPA Prioritizes Chemical Risk Assessments

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is the United States’ primary chemical management law. In 2016, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, which modernized TSCA, was signed into law after passing in Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support.

How Do Chemicals Impact the Endocrine System

It Depends on Dose & Duration of Exposure. Many substances and activities can impact the endocrine system – stress, food, and exercise, for example, are among the most common.

Chemical Exposures and Our Endocrine System

The human endocrine system produces hormones that help regulate bodily functions, including metabolism, growth, development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep and mood.

What is a Chemical Exposure?

Everything is made of chemicals – from the food we eat and the water we drink, to the clothes we wear and all of the products we use every day.

Understanding the Major Limitations of Many Chemical Lists

Lists are among the simplest and most widely used tools today – we make to-do lists of chores that need to be done, and grocery lists before we go to the supermarket.

Video: Pool Chemical Safety

If you own or manage a pool, this video is for you. Produced by the American Chemistry Council and the Chlorine Institute, it provides detailed guidance on the proper handling and use of pool chemicals.

Video: Chemistry in Building and Construction

Check out this video about how chemistry plays a role in all aspects of a home. Saving homeowners money and protecting pipes are just a coupe examples.

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