H.R.6190 - Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012

To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to allow for the distribution, sale, and consumption in the United States of remaining inventories of over-the-counter CFC epinephrine inhalers. view all titles (3)

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  • Short: Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012 as reported to house.
  • Official: To direct the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to allow for the distribution, sale, and consumption in the United States of remaining inventories of over-the-counter CFC epinephrine inhalers. as introduced.
  • Short: Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012 as introduced.

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Result: Failed - December 12, 2012

Roll call number 623 in the House

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass: H R 6190 Asthma Inhalers Relief Act

 

Official Summary

Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to: (1) permit the distribution, sale, and consumption in the United States of remaining inventories of CFC epinephrine inhalers manufactured pursuant to the exception for medical dev

Official Summary

Asthma Inhalers Relief Act of 2012 - Directs the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to:
(1) permit the distribution, sale, and consumption in the United States of remaining inventories of CFC epinephrine inhalers manufactured pursuant to the exception for medical devices under the Clean Air Act;
(2) not take any enforcement action or otherwise seek to restrict the distribution, sale, or consumption of such inhalers on the basis of any federal law implementing the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer; and
(3) issue, in response to a request of any distributor or seller of such inhalers, a No Action Assurance Letter stating that the EPA will not initiate an enforcement action relating to the distribution or sale of any such inhaler occurring prior to August 1, 2013. Defines \"CFC epinephrine inhaler\" to mean any epinephrine inhaler containing chlorofluorocarbons that was manufactured and classified as over-the-counter before January 1, 2012. Terminates this Act on August 1, 2013.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.6190

  • Amphastar Pharmaceuticals
  • Competitive Enterprise Institute

Organizations Opposing H.R.6190

  • The American Thoracic Society
  • American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
  • American College of Asthma Allergy and Immunology
  • American Association of Respiratory Care
  • National Association for the Medical Direction of Respiratory Care
  • Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics
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