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Regulating Toxic SubstancesA Philosophy of Science and the Law$

Carl F. Cranor

Print publication date: 1993

Print ISBN-13: 9780195074369

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195074369.001.0001

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(p.229) APPENDIX D Statutes Authorizing Regulation of Carcinogens

(p.229) APPENDIX D Statutes Authorizing Regulation of Carcinogens

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Regulating Toxic Substances
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Oxford University Press

Legislation

Agency

Area of concern

Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (1906, 1938, amended 1958, 1960, 1962, 1968)

FDA

Foods, drugs, cosmetics, and medical devices

Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (1948, amended 1972, 1975, 1978)

EPA

Pesticides

Dangerous Cargo Act (1952)

DOT, USCG

Water shipment of toxic materials

Atomic Energy Act (1952)

NRC

Radioactive substances

Federal Hazardous Substances Act (1960, amended 1961)

CPSC

Toxic household products

Federal Meat Inspection Act (1967)

USD A

Food, feed, color additives, pesticide residues

Poultry Products Inspection Act (1970)

Egg Products Inspection Act

Occupational Safety and Health Act (1970)

OSHA

Workplace toxic chemicals

Poison Prevention Packaging Act (1970, amended 1977)

OSHA CPSC

Packaging of hazardous household products

Clean Air Act (1970, amended 1974, 1977)

EPA

Air pollutants

Hazardous Materials, Transportation Act (1972)

DOT

Transport of hazardous materials

Clean Water Act (formerly Federal Water Control Act) (1972, amended 1977, 1978)

EPA

Water pollutants

Marine Protection, Research and Sancturies Act (1972)

EPA

Ocean dumping

Consumer Product Safety Act (1972, amended 1981)

CPSC

Hazardous consumer products

Lead-based Paint Poison Prevention Act (1973, amended 1976)

CPSC, HHS, HUD

Use of lead paint in federally assisted housing

Safe Drinking Water Act (1976)

EPA

Drinking water contaminants

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (1976)

EPA

Solid waste

Toxic Substances Control Act (1976)

EPA

Hazardous chemicals not covered by other acts

Federal Mine Safety and Health Act (1977)

DOL, NIOSH

Toxic substances in coal and other mines

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (1981)

EPA

Hazardous waste cleanup

AFrom U.S. Congress, Office of Technology Assessment, Identifying and Regulating Carcinogens (Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1987), p. 199.