California’s DTSC Releases Draft Guidance on Safer Consumer Products Regulations’ Alternatives AnalysisFriday, September 25, 2015
On Sept. 24, California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released draft guidance on Stage 1 of its Safer Consumer Products Regulations’ (SCP) Alternatives Analysis.
On Sept. 10, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a final rule that incorporates standard operating procedures and criteria for “fitness to perform” in the evaluation of applications for special permits and approvals.
ACA Submits Comments to OEHHA in Response to Modified Draft of Proposed Lead Agency Website Regulation under Prop 65Friday, September 25, 2015
On Sept. 21, ACA submitted comments to the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA).
The bill amends the current California “Made in the USA” requirements to afford marketers additional flexibility to make “Made in USA” or “Made in America” claims.
On Sept. 10, ACA submitted to members of Congress a letter co-signed by more than 2,000 companies, associations and organizations, urging immediate action on a legislative package known as “tax extenders.”
The International Paint and Printing Ink Council (IPPIC) has agreed to serve on the Advisory Group for the recently re-organized United Nations (UN) Lead Paint Alliance (formerly the Global Alliance to Eliminate Lead Paint).
The proposed reforms are intended to focus on the regulatory objectives of California Gov. Jerry Brown to reduce these frivolous lawsuits and to improve how the public is informed about chemicals.