[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 162 (Wednesday, August 21, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 51695-51696]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-20414]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 770

[EPA-HQ-OPPT-2012-0018; FRL-9397-2]
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. After receiving requests for an extension, EPA extended the 
comment period from August 9, 2013, to September 9, 2013. EPA received 
additional comments and believes it is appropriate to further extend 
the comment period in order to give

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stakeholders additional time to assess the impacts of the proposal, 
review technical documents in the docket, and prepare comments. This 
document extends the comment period from September 9, 2013, to October 
9, 2013.

DATES: Comments, identified by docket identification (ID) number EPA-
HQ-OPPT-2012-0018, must be received on or before October 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 (7404T), 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.
    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 July 23, 2013 (78 FR 44089) (FRL-9394-1). EPA is 
hereby extending the comment period, which was set to end on September 
9, 2013, to October 9, 2013.
    To submit comments, or access the docket, please follow the 
detailed instructions as provided under ADDRESSES in the June 10, 2013 
(78 FR 34820) (FRL-9342-3), Federal Register document. If you have 
questions, consult the technical 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: August 15, 2013.
Louise P. Wise,
Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution 
Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2013-20414 Filed 8-20-13; 8:45 am]
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