California Seeks To Remove Toxic Chemicals From Consumer Goods

California took steps to reduce the toxins found in furniture, mattresses and building supplies Thursday, when regulators announced they would pressure manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer that have long been used as fire retardants.

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  • California seeks to remove toxins from consumer goods
    In making the announcement, regulators with the California Department of Toxic Substances Control rolled out a ... requirements will pressure furniture and mattress makers to remove such chemicals from their products. And they see the California regs ...
    03/24/2014 - 10:04 pm | View Link
  • California seeks to remove toxic chemicals from consumer goods
    California took steps to reduce the toxins found in children's sleeping products and home and building supplies on Thursday, when regulators announced they would begin asking manufacturers to eliminate chemicals known to cause cancer and other illnesses.
    03/13/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Federal government sues California companies for unsafe toxin levels in children's toys
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    03/1/2014 - 4:52 pm | View Link
  • California's Safer Consumer Products regulations launched: everyone in the chain of commerce in California beware
    California’s Safer Consumer Products (SCP ... regulations work by first identifying “candidate chemicals,” and then identifying “priority products.” On September 26, 2013, the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) published its initial ...
    10/1/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • California to publish 230 candidate chemicals
    UPDATE: Today, 26 September, DTSC published a list of 150 chemicals that will be used to identify consumer products for reformulation. California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control ... petition the DTSC to add or remove chemicals from the candidate ...
    09/19/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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