Chartered in 1988, the Diisocyanates Panel monitors impending regulations, legislation, and other initiatives affecting the production or use of diisocyanates, including methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) and toluene diisocyanate (TDI), and develops appropriate responses. The Panel also sponsors research on MDI and TDI.
The Panel's Activities Include the Following:
Participating in rulemaking proceedings and submission of comments on proposed regulations impacting TDI and MDI;
Initiating of advocacy to address regulatory requirements that do not appear to be supported by the available scientific data; and
Communicating with regulators and others to improve the accuracy and reliability of data characterizations so that future policy and regulatory actions are appropriate; and
Working with government health agencies to study diisocyanates.
Diisocyanates Panel Members
The Panel will continue its interaction and coordination of activities with the other organizations that have an interest in diisocyanates.