Greening of Consumer Products

In this issue:

*Study links high levels of phthalates with changes in male anatomy

*U.S. chemical industry moving towards bio-based products

*EPA plan to update chemical inventory could lead to more paperwork

*The European Union's dangerous-chemical list likely to include many made in U.S.

*The Vinyl Institute calls proposed LEED for Healthcare Rating System a "direct aim at PVC"

*Schwarzenegger vetoes a bill that would ban PFOA's from food packaging

*Study shows Californians have higher levels of PBDEs in blood

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Published In: Consumer Protection Updates, Environmental Updates, Health Updates, International Trade Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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