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California Proposes Next Group Of Priority Products Under Its Green Chemistry Initiative
California's Green Chemistry Initiative has taken another step towards regulating a widely available consumer product
United States
27 Feb 2018
Consumer Product Update - California's Green Chemistry Initiative Looks For New Products To Regulate
DTSC seeks public input to evaluate whether certain product/chemical combinations will be targeted for future inclusion in the SCP Program.
United States
19 Oct 2017
California Adds New Priority Consumer Product For Green Chemistry Regulation
California's innovative Safer Consumer Products regulations, also known as the Green Chemistry Initiative, are ready for another step forward...
United States
13 Apr 2017
California Issues New Guidance For Alternatives Analysis For Safer Consumer Products
California's Green Chemistry Initiative has taken another step forward with proposed guidance on how to perform the required "alternatives analysis" by manufacturers of certain consumer products..
United States
3 Jan 2017
California's New Spray Adhesive And Aerosol Coatings Requirements – Will You Be Ready On January 1?
A trap for unwary manufacturers and retailers is the California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations for consumer and other products sold in the state.
United States
15 Dec 2016
California Unveils Its First Green Chemistry Regulations For Children's Foam-Padded Sleeping Products With Fire Retardants
On July 15, 2016, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released its first proposed "Priority Products List" regulations under the California Safer Consumer Products (SCP) Program.
United States
25 Jul 2016
Consumer Products "Either/Or": California Issues Guidance On Alternatives Analysis For Safer Products
California's Green Chemistry Initiative has taken another step forward with the issuance of guidance on the heart of the law, the analysis of safer substitutes for chemicals in consumer products.
United States
13 Oct 2015
California's Green Chemistry Agency Issues New Guidance To Identify Future Consumer Products For Regulation
California's Green Chemistry Initiative continues to build momentum. On April 16, 2015, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control released its final April 2015 Priority Product Work Plan for 2015–2017.
United States
28 Apr 2015
Seller Beware: California Announces Draft Plan For New Consumer Product Categories Under Its Green Chemistry Initiative
California’s toxics agency has released a draft work plan identifying seven consumer product categories that may be the focus of the state’s Green Chemistry Initiative.
United States
23 Sep 2014
California Announces First Consumer Products Subjected To New Green Chemistry Rules
The Department of Toxic Substances Control announced the first products and chemicals to be evaluated under the Safer Chemical Product regulations.
United States
19 Mar 2014
Lead Paint Companies Hit With Billion Dollar Judgment In California Public Nuisance Case
In a decision with potentially far-reaching impacts, a California state court has ordered three major paint companies to pay $1.15 billion to clean up lead paint in homes throughout California.
United States
17 Jan 2014
Toxics In Consumer Products: California Implements Safer Consumer Product Regulations
Today, California’s Safer Consumer Product Regulations became law as the state’s latest attempt to regulate the chemical composition of a broad range of consumer products.
United States
4 Oct 2013
California Revises Draft Green Chemistry Regulations
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control has recently released the revisions to the next generation of its proposed consumer product regulations.
United States
11 Feb 2013
Next Generation Of Consumer Product Rules: California Issues Draft Green Chemistry Regulations
On July 27, 2012, California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control ("DTSC") finally released its proposed green chemistry regulations for public notice and comment.
United States
31 Jul 2012
Consumer Product Alert: California Revives Green Chemistry Initiative With Draft Regulations That Impact Manufacturers, Importers, And Retailers
After a failed attempt last year that sent state regulators back to the drawing board, California is pushing forward with its own regulation of chemicals in consumer products.
United States
3 Nov 2011
Environmental Marketing Claims For Plastic Products Subject To Additional Requirements In California
“Green claims” for plastic products? Not so fast. In response to continuing concerns about false and misleading advertising and marketing claims regarding the environmental benefits of plastic bags and plastic food and beverage products, the California Legislature adopted Assembly Bill 1972 (A.B. 1972) to prohibit the use of certain terms for such products.
United States
10 Feb 2009
REACH: European Union Proposal to Regulate Toxic Chemicals
Toxic chemical law will undergo a major change in 2006 when the European Union is expected to enact legislation known as the Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH). REACH will replace more than 40 existing directives and regulations. It requires registration of chemicals made in or imported to the EU, assessment of the risks arising from chemical use, and implementation of measures to manage risks.
European Union
14 Jun 2004
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