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DTSC Releases Initial Chemical List (Candidate Chemicals) for the Safer Consumer Product Regulations

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The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has released its initial list of candidate chemicals pursuant to its Safer Consumer Product Regulations (advisory). A candidate chemical is defined as one that exhibits a “hazard trait and/or an environmental or toxicological endpoint” and is found on one or more authoritative lists under section 69502.2(a) or listed by the DTSC using criteria found in section 69502.2(b). The chemicals on this initial candidate list will form the set of chemicals for which DTSC may commence seeking toxicity data and their presence in products sold [...]Read more

California Safer Consumer Product (Green Chemistry) Regulations – Final Text and FSOR

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On July 18, 2013, the California DTSC submitted the final regulatory text and the entire rulemaking package, which comprised nine (9) volumes of 3-4 inch binders. Most of the rulemaking package is available on the DTSC website, however the final regulatory text and the final statement of reasons (FSOR) are not. The final regulatory text is still subject to the review and approval of the Office of Administrative Law (OAL), but it is likely that this text represents for the most part what will be the final set of regulations. [...]Read more