Greening of Consumer Products - July 16, 2008

IN THIS ISSUE:

*Chemical industry allegedly "waging war" on California toxics reform

*California lawmakers calling for more accountability on regulating chemical plants

*Alternative Chemical Products market expected to reach $94.8 billion in 2013 due to consumer demand for greener products: report

*FTC to host public workshop to examine products' environmental claims

*USDA working on definition of "natural" personal care products

*RC2 pays licensor HIT Entertainment $15 million over Thomas the Tank Engine recall

*Class action lawsuit against luxury goods giant LVMH over lead in lipstick will go ahead

*Japanese commission to conduct study on safety of bisphenol A

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Environmental Updates, Products Liability Updates

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