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• Publication Date: 01/08/2008
• Publication Type: Proposed Rules
• Fed Register #: 73:1299-1300
• Standard Number: 1910
• Title: Regulatory Flexibility Act Review of the Methylene Chloride Standard

[Federal Register: January 8, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 5)]
[Proposed Rules]               
[Page 1299-1300]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Part 1910

[Docket No. OSHA-2007-0024]
RIN 12187-AC23

 
Regulatory Flexibility Act Review of the Methylene Chloride 
Standard

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: OSHA is reopening the comment period for its review of the 
Methylene Chloride Standard under Section 610 of the Regulatory 
Flexibility Act and Section 5 of Executive Order 12866 on Regulatory 
Planning and Review.

DATES: Written comments to OSHA must be sent or postmarked by March 10, 
2008.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. OSHA-2007-
0024, by any of the following methods:
    Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments 
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions on-line for making 
electronic submissions.
    Fax: If your submissions, including attachments, are not longer 
than 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
1648.
    Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger and courier service: 
You must submit three copies of your comments and attachments to the 
OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2007-0024, U.S. Department of 
Labor, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. 
Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger and courier service) are 
accepted during the Department of Labor's and Docket Office's normal 
business hours, 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Eastern Time.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and the 
OSHA docket number for this rulemaking (OSHA-2007-0024). Submissions 
are placed in the public docket without change and may be available 
online at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, do not include private 
materials such as social security numbers.
    Docket: To read or download submissions or other material in the 
docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov or the OSHA Docket Office at 
the address above. All documents in the docket are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov
index; however, some information (e.g., copyrighted material) is not 
publicly available to read or download through the website. All submissions, 
including copyrighted material, are available for inspection and copying at 
the OSHA Docket Office.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general information and press 
inquiries: Kevin Ropp, Office of Communications, Room N-3647, 
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone 
(202) 693-1999. For technical inquiries: Joanna Dizikes Friedrich, 
Directorate of Evaluation and Analysis, Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration, Room N-3641, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-1939, fax (202) 693-1641.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OSHA is conducting a review of the Methylene 
Chloride Standard (29 CFR 1910.1052) under Section 610 of the 
Regulatory Flexibility Act and Section 5 of Executive Order 12866 on 
Regulatory Planning and Review. On July 10, 2007, OSHA provided 
background information about the review, raised questions of special 
concern to the Agency, and requested public comments (72 FR 37501). The 
90-day comment period ended on October 9, 2007. In response to a 
request for additional time to comment received from the Building and 
Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO, OSHA is reopening the comment 
period for an additional 60 days. Accordingly, written comments must 
now be submitted (sent or postmarked) by March 10, 2008. Granting this 
additional time to comment on the review will allow this and other 
stakeholders time to provide more thorough comments on the review which 
in turn will give OSHA a more complete record.
    Authority: This document was prepared under the direction of Edwin 
G. Foulke, Jr., Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety 
and Health, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. It is 
issued under Section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 
610) and Section 5 of Executive Order 12866 (58 FR 51735, October 4, 
1993).

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of January, 2008.
Edwin G. Foulke, Jr.,
Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
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