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Occupational Safety and Health Administration

DOL/OSHA

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

Timetable:

Action

Date

FR Cite

Begin Review

12/01/2006

 

Request for Comments

07/10/2007

72 FR 37501

Comment Period End

10/09/2007

 

Reopen Comment Period

01/08/2008

73 FR 1299

Comment Period End

03/10/2008

 

End Review

05/05/2010

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
Email: smith.john@dol.gov