CARB Issues Forms for Multi-Purpose Solvent and Paint Thinner Product Reporting

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has issued forms for the reporting on Multi-Purpose Solvent and Paint Thinner products.  Responsible Parties (the company, firm, or establishment listed on the label) for Multi-purpose Solvent and Paint Thinner products must submit specific data for these products that were sold, supplied, offered for sale, or manufactured for sale … Read more

California Proposes Draft Regulatory Program to Regulate Chemicals in Consumer Products

On October 31, 2010, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (“DTSC”) issued what the Agency is calling its “Informal Draft Regulations for Safer Consumer Products” as part of its Green Chemistry Initiative.  DTSC will host a workshop on its draft regulations on December 5, 2011.  The draft regulations and a summary of the draft … Read more

June Was An Active Month for Proposition 65 Notices

During June 2011, 81 notices were issued by various private citizens.  Of these, 49 notices were for consumer products containing di-2-ethyl hexyl phthalate (DEHP) and 30 notices were for products containing lead or lead and lead compounds.   The noticed products containing DEHP include children’s books and furniture, bath mats, footwear, pencil pouches, key holders, cosmetic bags, and tools.  … Read more