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Occupational Safety and Health Administration


RIN: 1218-AC23

Publication ID: Fall 2010

Title: Methylene Chloride (Completion of a Section 610 Review)

Abstract: OSHA undertook a review of the Methylene Chloride Standard (29 CFR 1910.1052) in accordance with the requirements of the Regulatory Flexibility Act and section 5 of Executive Order 12866. The review considered the continued need for the rule; whether the rule overlaps, duplicates, or conflicts with other Federal, State, or local regulations; and the degree to which technology, economic conditions, or other factors may have changed since the rule was evaluated.

Agency: Department of Labor(DOL)

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda

Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Actions

Major: No

Unfunded Mandates: No

RFA Section 610 Review: Completion of a Section 610 Review

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910.1052

Legal Authority: 5 USC 553; 5 USC 610; 29 USC 655(b)

Legal Deadline: None




FR Cite

Begin Review



Request for Comments


72 FR 37501

Comment Period End



Reopen Comment Period


73 FR 1299

Comment Period End



End Review


75 FR 24509

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Small Entities Affected: No

Federalism: No

Included in the Regulatory Plan: No

RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes

Agency Contact:
John Smith
Directorate of Evaluation and Analysis
Department of Labor
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room N-3641,
Washington, DC 20210
Phone:202 693-2400
Fax:202 693-1641