EPA Releases Formerly Confidential Chemical Information

In November of this year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) made available the results of hundreds of studies of chemicals that had formerly been kept secret on the basis that they represented confidential business information for the manufacturers who used them.  The information is available via the EPA’s Chemical Data Access Tool, which some are calling a rather unwieldy search engine, undoubtedly created without the public as end-user in mind.

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