On Jan. 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed Significant New Use Rule (SNUR) to restrict the use of seven Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI) compounds in consumer products.
On Jan. 16, 2015 final rules issued by both the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), and the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).
On Jan. 12, California’s Office of Health Hazard Assessment released a proposal to repeal and adopt a new Article 6 — the “clear and reasonable warnings” requirements — of the state’s right-to-know law, Proposition 65.
On Jan. 8, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a final rule amending the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to maintain alignment with international standards.
On Jan. 13, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 185, The Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015, by a vote of 250-175 with bipartisan support.
On Jan. 12, ACA staff testified before the New Jersey Senate Environment and Energy Committee on Senate Bill 1420, “An Act Requiring Producers of Architectural Paint to Implement or Participate in a Paint Stewardship Program.”
The regulations amend the 2008 Definition of Solid Waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and concern the management of hazardous materials sent to recycling.
ACA submitted comments to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration responding to the agency’s call for input on its proposed Joint Action Plan with Health Canada on cooperation on the adoption and implementation of the Globally Harmonized System on the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).