17 Jul '11, 1pm

A good example of why we NEED the EPA...

Glyme also goes by the names monoglyme, dimethyl glycol, ethylene glycol dimethyl ether, dimethyl cellosolve, and DME. Over a million pounds of glyme are sold in the USA annually, but it is generally considered that exposure to humans is limited. It is used, for example, in sealed lithium battery packs. Additional applications in glyme's wide range of uses include the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing , or fracking . Diglyme, which is used in printing inks, may have higher exposures, but EPA points out that no one is really certain. Ethylglyme has no known consumer uses, but it is starting to be found in water sources. The crazy thing about regulating chemicals with a SNUR, or Significant New Use Rule, is that even with the regulation we will still not know how much exposure people currently have to these potentially harmful chemicals. A SNUR requires anyone t...

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