In its comments, ACA expressed support for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security proposal to remove certain explosive chemicals of interest from Appendix A of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards regulation.
The ACA Industry Labeling Guide, Sixth Edition aims to provide members at all stages of the supply chain an understanding of the covered labeling requirements relevant to paints, coatings, sealants, and adhesives.
EPA’s ongoing effort to update its systematic review approach that was issued in 2018 is also part of EPA’s broader efforts to review the first 10 TSCA risk evaluations.
This strategy plan aims to update the European Union’s chemicals management requirements and to advance towards the goal of making Europe carbon-neutral as part of the European Green Deal published in December 2019.
OSHA issued a proposed rule to update the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the seventh revision of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).
“Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace” provides updated guidance and recommendations, and outlines existing safety and health standards.
Notably, CARB’s proposed amended restrictions and VOC limit reductions are primarily focused on personal care categories. The proposal will be discussed at a public hearing on March 25.
EPA is issuing this permit for five years to provide permit coverage to eligible operators in all areas of the country where EPA is the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permitting authority. The permit is effective March 1, 2021.
On Jan. 8, California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) published a proposal to restrict use of short-form Proposition 65 (Prop 65) warnings, with revised warning text. The agency is concerned that the short-form warning is currently being over-used on products with packaging large enough to accommodate a full-length warning.
In this final rule, EPA prohibits processing and distributing PIP(3:1) for use in products and articles, including distribution of products containing PIP(3:1), unless otherwise specified, effective March 8, 2021.