News and document archive
SIRC’s Public Information—news releases, policy statements, filed comments, briefing papers, and legal documents—are in ascending date order (mm/dd/yy). These documents are downloadable PDFs.
| 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | Prior |
SIRC submits comments to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on its food contact chemicals of high concern criteria. [PDF]
SIRC submits comments on the Government of Canada’s Draft Science Assessment of Plastic Pollution. [PDF]
SIRC submits comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants: Boat Manufacturing and Reinforced Plastic Composites Production Residual Risk and Technology Review. [PDF]
SIRC issues statement on National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) respiratory disease study. [PDF]
SIRC submits comments to ACGIH on the notice of intended change to establish a TLV for styrene oxide. [PDF]
SIRC submits comments to the EPA on the “Procedures for Chemical Risk Evaluation under the Amended Toxic Substances Control Act.” [PDF]
SIRC executive director speaks at EPA public meeting on risk evaluation for new TSCA legislation. [PDF]
SIRC files petition with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting removal of the clearance for styrene due to the abandonment of its use as a synthetic flavoring substance and adjuvant in food. [PDF]
SIRC submits public comments to the FDA, in coordination with other industry groups, opposing the legal and policy basis of a request to delist substances for use as flavoring agents in food. [PDF]
SIRC files comments on California OEHHA’s notice of intent to list styrene to Prop 65. [PDF]
2014 & Prior
Please note: Documents released prior to 2015 may be requested by contacting SIRC.