EPA is proposing to provide o -nitrotoluene, which can be made use of in producing dyes, explosives, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, and synthetic rubber, to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). When a chemical is listed on TRI, providers that release it to air,  water, or land ought to report these emissions annually to EPA, which compiles these information and makes them public. EPA says  it is actually proposing to incorporate o -nitrotoluene to the inventory because the National Toxicology System for 2011  classified the substance as "reasonably anticipated to become a human carcinogen" inside the 12th edition of "Report on  Carcinogens."

NTP, an interagency system that is aspect of your Department of Health & HumanServices, gave this ranking to o -nitrotoluene  judging by evidence from laboratory studies in rats and mice and supporting datato the biochemical system by which this substance is predicted to cause cancer. Addition of o nitrotoluene to TRI would affect some chemical reagents and plastics manufacturing plants as well as some facilities producing oil or coal items, in line with Environmental protection  agency's March 13 proposal.

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