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Chapter 8 AP Environmental Science. * 1. Gives the EPA the authority to control pesticides. Which act is this? * A. Toxic Substances Control Act * B.

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1 Chapter 8 AP Environmental Science

2 * 1. Gives the EPA the authority to control pesticides. Which act is this? * A. Toxic Substances Control Act * B. Food Quality Protection Act * C. REACH * D. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodentidide Act * Correct Answer is “D”

3 2. This law regulates substances such as food additives and colorings, prescription drugs and cosmetics. A. Food Quality Protection Act B. Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act C. Toxic Substances Control Act D. REACH

4 3. Serves as amendment to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and this act wants manufacturers to increase safety for susceptibility of children and to consider how this chemical is emitted into the environment. A. REACH B. TSCA C. Food Quality Protection Act D. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide.

5 * 4. This law authorizes the EPA to regulate chemical hazards from warning labels to outright bans. Also allows the EPA to require companies to perform extensive health and safety testing on chemicals before they can be marketed, to maintain detailed records & to report on how chemicals are used in commerce and industry. * A. Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) * B. Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FIFRA) * C. Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA) * D. Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

6 5. What is the Precautionary Principle and its importance. 6. How does this principle relate to REACH?


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