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In the waning hours before a key legislative deadline, the California Assembly passed a bill requiring the evaluation of short-chain PFASs in food contact materials (FCMs).
California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has proposed to designate certain children’s foam-padded sleeping products as “Priority Products” under the Safer Consumer Product (SCP) Regulations, marking the agency’s first regulatory action to designate a priority product. DTSC also announced a 45-day comment period that will run through August 29, 2016.
A California expert panel of scientists advising the state’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) on its “green chemistry” regulations has urged DTSC to include specific instructions and preferences in a key guidance document the agency is developing to help product manufacturers comply with the program.
The American Chemistry Council (ACC), a chemical industry trade association, is criticizing the California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) selection of Spray polyurethane foam to their draft ‘priority products list’ under the state’s Safer Consumer Products Regulations.
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