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Department of Labor (DOL) RIN: 1218-AC23
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Title: Methylene Chloride (Section 610 Review)

Abstract: OSHA will undertake 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 will consider 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: Prerule Stage

Major: No Unfunded Mandates: No

CFR Citation: 29 CFR 1910.1052

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

Legal Deadline: None

Action Date FR Cite
Begin Review 12/01/2006  
Request for Comments 07/10/2007 72 FR 37501
End Review 06/00/2008  

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No Government Levels Affected: None

Small Entities Affected: No Federalism: No

Energy Effects: No Included in the Regulatory Plan: No

Initial (Administrative Startup and /or Capital) Cost: $0 Yearly (Annual Operating) Cost: $0

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: 202 693-2225
FAX: 202 693-1678
Email: smith.john@dol.gov

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