On August 28, 2013 the California Office of Administrative Law (“OAL”) approved California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (“DTSC”) Safer Products Regulations. These regulations will go into effect on October 1,...more
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. The regulations contain detailed procedures to...more
California's Green Chemistry Initiative blazes a new trail for consumer products in the United States, establishing a comprehensive approach aimed at reducing — over time — exposures to hazardous chemicals commonly found in a...more
On August 28, 2013, the California Office of Administrative Law approved the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) Safer Consumer Product regulations. The groundbreaking green chemistry regulations take...more
New California regulations awaiting final approval may soon require businesses to study alternatives to certain chemicals used in their products, and in some cases, redesign products or pull them from the market. ...more
Originally published in Toxics Law Reporter on 12/13/2012.
As part of the ‘‘Green Chemistry’’ craze over the last few years, numerous states across the country have considered or enacted laws mandating companies selling...more