Proposed “Safer Consumer Product Regulations”

Draft regulations regarding toxic substances in consumer products were issued for comment by the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) on July 27, 2012.

Referred to as the “Safer Consumer Product Regulations”, the new rules seek to regulate and potentially ban chemicals that California deems hazardous. The goal of the proposed rules will also be to encourage safer alternatives in products that use the identified hazardous materials.

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