40 CFR § 720.1 - Scope.
This part establishes procedures for the reporting of new chemical substances by manufacturers under section 5 of the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2604. This part applies to microorganisms only to the extent provided by part 725 of this chapter. The rule defines the persons and chemical substances subject to the reporting requirements, prescribes the contents of section 5 notices, and establishes procedures for submitting notices. The rule also establishes EPA policy regarding claims of confidentiality for, and public disclosure of, various categories of information submitted in connection with section 5 notices.