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2011 Administrative Council Decisions

  • Separate Hexavalent Chromium Compounds from the Chromium Compounds category on the TURA List of Toxic or Hazardous Substances. On April 12, 2011, the Council voted to separate hexavalent chromium compounds from the larger chromium compounds category on the Toxics or Hazardous Substances List (301 CMR41)
  • Designate Hexavalent Chromium Compounds as Higher Hazard Substances. On April 12, 2011, the Council voted to designate hexavalent chromium compounds as HigherHazardous Substances.
  • Designate Formaldehyde as a Higher Hazard Substance.  On June 7, 2011, the Council voted to designate formaldehyde as a Higher Hazardous Substance.
  • Not Designate Trichloroethylene in Cleaning Operations as a Priority User Segment. On July 19, 2011, the Council voted to not designate trichloroethylene in cleaning operations as a priority user segment.