[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 23, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 44089-44090]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-17673]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 770

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0018; FRL-9394-1]
RIN 2070-AJ92


Formaldehyde Emissions Standards for Composite Wood Products; 
Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: EPA issued a proposed rule in the Federal Register of June 10, 
2013, concerning formaldehyde emissions standards for composite wood 
products. This document extends the comment period from August 9, 2013, 
to September 9, 2013. After receiving requests for an extension, EPA 
believes it is appropriate to extend the comment period in order to 
give stakeholders additional time to assess the impacts of the 
proposal, review technical documents in the docket, and prepare 
comments.

DATES: The EPA is extending the comment date on a proposed rule 
published June 10, 2013 at 78 FR 34820. Comments, identified by docket 
identification (ID) number EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0018, must be received on 
or before September 9, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Follow the detailed instructions as provided under ADDRESSES 
in the Federal Register document of June 10, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For technical information contact: 
Cindy Wheeler, National Program Chemicals Division, Office of Pollution 
Prevention and Toxics, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460-0001; telephone number: 
(202) 566-0484; email address: wheeler.cindy@epa.gov.

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    For general information contact: The TSCA-Hotline, ABVI-Goodwill, 
422 South Clinton Ave., Rochester, NY 14620; telephone number: (202) 
554-1404; email address: TSCA-Hotline@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document extends the public comment 
period established in the Federal Register of June 10, 2013 (78 FR 
34820) (FRL-9342-3). EPA is hereby extending the comment period, which 
was set to end on August 9, 2013, to September 9, 2013.
    To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the 
detailed instructions as provided under ADDRESSES in the June 10, 2013, 
Federal Register document. If you have questions, consult the technical 
contact person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 770

    Environmental protection, Formaldehyde, Reporting and recordkeeping 
requirements, Toxic substances, Wood.

    Dated: July 17, 2013.
James Jones,
Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution 
Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2013-17673 Filed 7-22-13; 8:45 am]
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