Congress passed bipartisan comprehensive reform legislation to update the regulation of chemicals for the first time in 40 years, modernizing the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to meet the needs of the 21st Century. The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (LCSA) was signed and enacted into law on June 22, 2016. Learn more about the importance of the law in this video.
Chemistry affects nearly all aspects. It keeps our families safe and comfortable, it makes our vehicles and buildings more efficient and environmentally friendly, it plays a critical role in the advancement of medicine, and much more. Learn more about the importance of chemistry in this video.