Workshop for California’s Proposed Safer Consumer Product Regulations

The Department of Toxic Substances Control (“DTCS”) will hold a two day workshop entitled “Alternatives Analysis- Tools, Methodologies, and Frameworks” for its newly proposed Safer Consumer Products regulations.  The workshop will be held When: October 9-10, 2012, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Sierra Hearing Room; California Environmental Protection Agency, Headquarters; 1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA.  DTSC staff is developing guidelines for conducting alternatives analysis (AA) pursuant to AB 1879.  According to DTSC, the workshop will feature a “DTSC presentation, along with stakeholder input, on AA tools, methodologies, and frameworks.”